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Local Red Cross Volunteers Preparing For Hurricane Sandy

Government, utility and the National Guard are all bracing for Hurricane Sandy’s arrival here in Pennsylvania. In addition, the Red Cross is also preparing by packing up its emergency response vehicles.

10/29/2012

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Aging Dams Are Focus Of Sandy Preparations

The Army Corps of Engineers says the dams that are the most critical in the Pittsburgh-area, in cases of flooding, are in good shape.

10/28/2012

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11 Displaced By Sharpsburg Apartment Building Fire

An early morning fire at an apartment building in Sharpsburg has displaced 11 people.

08/25/2012

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CPR Awareness Week Aims To Get More People Certified

Sudden cardiac arrest is one of the leading causes of death in the United States. This week is CPR Awareness Week and organizations like the American Heart Association and the Red Cross are encouraging people to get certified.

06/08/2012

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3 Homes Damaged By Beaver Falls Fire

Firefighters had to act fast this morning, when flames erupted in several buildings and put animals in harm’s way.

06/04/2012

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Fire Damages 3 Beaver Falls Buildings

Three buildings were damaged by fire in Beaver County Monday morning.

06/04/2012

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Crews Battle Overnight Kitchen Fire In Brookline

A kitchen fire sent emergency crews to a home in Brookline overnight.

05/25/2012

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World Taxi Challenge Breaks Guinness Record

A London cab made a stop in Pittsburgh this morning during its trip around the world in attempt to set the Guinness Record for longest taxi journey in history.

03/16/2012

Susan’s Story: Life-Saving CPR

Sudden cardiac arrest is one of the leading causes of death in the United States. It is what almost claimed the life of KDKA-TV News Anchor Susan Koeppen. But she is alive thanks in part to the quick action of friends and some passerby’s who performed CPR.

02/03/2012

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2 Safely Escape Wash. Co. Fire With Pets

Two people were able to safely escape from a Tuesday night house fire in Washington County.

01/18/2012

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Rankin Apartment Building Fire Displaces Residents

An early morning fire in Rankin forced nearly a dozen people out into the cold Sunday morning.

12/18/2011

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Fire Ravages Polish Hill Apartment Building

A raging fire in Polish Hill was so intense that firefighters had to back out of the building and the people who live there still cannot get back in.

12/14/2011

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Firefighters Battle Verona Blaze

Firefighters were called to the scene of an intense fire in Verona early Wednesday morning.

10/12/2011

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Pennsylvanians Head East To Help With Hurricane Relief Efforts

Hurricane Irene made landfall early Saturday morning and people from our area are already on the way to provide help in the relief efforts.

08/27/2011

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Fire Damages Home In East Liberty

Firefighters were called to a house fire in East Liberty Sunday afternoon.

07/24/2011

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