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Knife-wielding man wounds five people in Munich

BERLIN (Reuters) - A man wounded five people with a knife in the southern German city of Munich on Saturday and was being hunted by police, police and the fire department said.

Breaking: Two Missing After Explosion on Crude Oil Barge Off Port Aransas, Texas

21 hours agoVehicles / Watercraft : gCaptain

The U.S. Coast Guard is searching for two missing crew members following an explosion and fire onboard a barge loaded with crude oil off Port Aransas, Texas on Friday. A vessel with the Corpus Christi Fire Department was fighting to extinguish the fire. Show More Summary

IED in Williamsbug

Mick sends us a link from the Virginia Gazette which reports that an Improvised Explosive Device was detonated in a parking lot in Williamsburg, Virginia; The Williamsburg police and fire departments responded to what was initially reported as a car fire, Riley said. However, after police and fire units arrived, they determined the cause of […]

Researching the risks and realities of wildfires

Internationally renowned expert on wildfires Albert Simeoni, a professor and the interim director of WPI's Fire Protection Engineering department, has been watching developments in Northern California where extreme fires have ravaged more than 200,000 acres, destroying nearly 6,000 structures and claiming more than 40 lives. Show More Summary

The Daily: Listen to ‘The Daily’: Rex Tillerson’s State Department

yesterdayNews : NYTimes: News

In just a few months, the secretary of state has fired or driven out many of the country’s most experienced diplomats.

Party Coverage: Scene City: Departing Elle Editor Robbie Myers Gets Party, Tells of Fire

A little over a week after Ms. Myers stepped down from her position at the magazine, she and her two children had to evacuate their apartment.

Veteran Oakland firefighter chosen to lead city Fire Department

Darin White, the interim chief who has been leading the Oakland Fire Department for the last nine months, was appointed to the permanent post on Thursday. Mayor Libby Schaaf and City Administrator Sabrina Landreth’s selection of White as Oakland’s fire chief comes five months after Chief Teresa Deloach Reed retired in May. Show More Summary

Chicago Aviation Dept fires two officers involved in dragging man off flight

The Chicago Department of Aviation has fired two security officers for their roles in the forcible removal of a passenger on a United Airlines flight in April, an incident that provoked international outrage. The firings were included in a report on the incident released on Tuesday by the Chicago Office of the Inspector General. Show More Summary

California fire toll rises to 42

The death toll from California's wildfires rose to 42 on Wednesday, the California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection (Cal Fire) said, as rescuers found another body.

Coast Guard Patrol Boat Catches Fire in Gulfport, Mississippi

Members from Gulfport Fire Department and a Coast Guard member extinguish a fire aboard Coast Guard Cutter Brant, which was moored in Gulfport, Mississippi, October 18, 2017. The two Coast Guard members who were aboard the vessel were evaluated by emergency medical services and have been released (U.S. Show More Summary

Chicago fires 2 security officers involved in dragging man off United Airlines flight

The Chicago Department of Aviation has fired two of its officers involved in April’s widely publicized dragging of a passenger off a United Airlines flight, according to the city’s top watchdog. The dragging, captured on video by another passenger and spread on social media worldwide, involved...

Two of the Chicago airport cops who beat up Dr David Dao got fired for lying about it (but not for the beating)

2 days agoHumor / odd : Boing Boing

Two of the four Chicago Department of Aviation Security officers who beat United Airlines passenger Dr David Dao until he was unconscious, concussing him, breaking his nose and then dragging him off the plane, have been fired -- but not for administering the beating. Show More Summary

2 Airport Employees Dismissed, 1 Suspended Due to David Dao Incident

The David Dao incident on a United Airlines flight occurred back in April 2017. It took over 6 months before we find out the consequences to the employees. The Chicago Department of Aviation to decide to fire two security officers and...Show More Summary

Chicago fires two security officers involved in United dragging incident; another quits

3 days agoNews : USAToday: News

The Chicago Department of Aviation fired a security officer and a sergeant involved in dragging a passenger off a United Airlines flight in April.        

Alan Brunacini, R.I.P.

Alan Brunacini, the former chief of the Phoenix Fire Department and a legend in the fire service, passed away the other day. Chief Brunacini, who had a down-to-earth demeanor and a love for Hawaiian shirts, was a major innovator in the fire service. Show More Summary

2 Officers Fired, 2 Suspended For Violently Dragging Doctor Off United Flight

3 days agoNews : Huffington Post

A review finds that Chicago Department of Aviation employees mishandled the incident and their reports on it.

The city of Chicago has fired 2 security officers involved in dragging a man off a United flight (UAL)

Chicago's Department of Aviation has fired two of three officers involved in dragging David Dao, 69, off a United Airlines plane in April. The investigation was conducted by the Office of Inspector General and found that the security officers mishandled the situation. Show More Summary

Berkeley firefighters film their arrival into the Northern California firestorm

An engine crew from the Berkeley Fire Department shot video as they... This is only the beginning of the article. Visit to read the rest.

No, There Was Not a Fire at Jean Georges Steakhouse

Plus Le Cirque loses its chef, Herringbone Waikiki has a norovirus outbreak and more ARIA — Light smoke coming from the duct work at Jean Georges Steakhouse prompted the Clark County Fire Department to visit the restaurant on Friday, Oct. Show More Summary

Evacuations ordered as crews battle wildfire in Santa Cruz mountains

Northern California firefighters are battling a fire that sprang up overnight in the mountains around Santa Cruz, prompting evacuation orders. Rob Sherman, assistant chief of the California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection, told KNTV news that at least one structure was destroyed and...

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