Fires

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Wood Fired Ovens Responsible For Several Local Fires

Wood fired ovens are a hot item in local dining, but they may be a little too hot.

08/11/2015

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Westmoreland Co. Homes Damaged By Power Surges

It’s been an incredible 24 hours if you are a firefighter, electrician or homeowner in certain parts of Westmoreland County.

06/12/2015

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Smoke Alarms Might Not Be Enough To Wake Kids In A Fire

Smoke alarms save lives. It’s been proven over and over.

05/07/2015

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Police Make Arrests, Officers Hurt In Clash With Rioters In Baltimore

Police say at least seven officers have been injured in a violent clash with a large group of youths in Baltimore, Maryland.

04/27/2015

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Experts Offer Tips On Protecting Your Vehicle, Home From Cold Weather Dangers

If you park outside, you may be nervous about your car starting on these cold mornings.

02/19/2015

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Fire Extinguishers Recalled

About 5 million fire extinguishers are being recalled because they may not put out a fire.

02/13/2015

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Police Make Arrests In Monessen Arsons

Three people are facing charges in connection with several vacant building fires in Monessen over the past few weeks.

01/24/2015

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Monessen Officials Reviewing Arson Surveillance Footage

Arson investigators are looking into a series of fires in abandoned homes in Westmoreland County.

01/19/2015

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Fire Officials, Community Concerned About Rash Of Arson Cases In Monessen

Authorities are investigating after four overnight fires in vacant homes in Westmoreland County.

01/17/2015

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Ohio State Football Revelers Set Fires, Tear Down Goal Post

Fans took to the streets after Ohio State’s football championship victory early Tuesday, yelling and screaming in delight, setting nearly 90 fires and in the case of a few, tearing down an Ohio Stadium goal post. A few injuries were reported.

01/13/2015

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Fire Marshal, Firefighters Busy As 2014 Winds Down

Three fires Wednesday in the Pittsburgh area left an elderly woman dead, a man injured, and heavy damage to several homes.

12/31/2014

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Suspect Confesses To Setting String Of Fires In New Kensington

Black soot stains on walls around town tell the tale of a firebug on the loose in New Kensington.

10/04/2014

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Crews Battle Overnight Fires In McCandless, North Side, Brookline

It was a busy night for firefighters as they battled three separate fires, one in Ross Township and the other two in the city.

09/13/2014

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Westmoreland Co. Fire Department Abruptly Shutters Prompting Public Safety Concerns

For the first time since 1972, there are no firefighters stationed at the Eastern Derry Township Volunteer Fire Department in Westmoreland County.

08/01/2014

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Best Places For A Bonfire In The Pittsburgh Area

Top off your well-deserved time off with a roaring bonfire, a handful of friends and great food and drink at one of the places listed here, and tuck in for an unforgettable summer night.

06/07/2014

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