Wednesday, January 1st, 2020
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WOODBURY CT – Nearly 50 firefighters from the Woodbury Volunteer Fire Dept and four neighboring Connecticut towns contained a fire that destroyed a home in the early hours of New Year’s Da...
Tuesday, November 26th, 2019
On Thanksgiving eve, the Woodbury Volunteer Fire Department responded to a MVA accident when a BMW left Middle Road Tpke, crossed over Route 6, and crashed through the Garden’s assembled Christm...
WOODBURY – The Woodbury Volunteer Fire Department extinguished an electrical transformer fire that briefly caused evacuation of 11 units in the Woodlake development Sunday night November 24th. ...
Monday, December 31st, 2018
During the year 2019, the Woodbury Volunteer Fire Department responded to 344 total calls with an average of 11 firefighters rolling out each time.Fire (flame involved fires) 15False Alarms - 123Every...
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Thursday, December 29th, 2011
While they often conjure up images of warmth and comfort, fireplaces (with chimneys, which also support wood stoves) also represent a significant source (37%) of home heating fires. Creosote - a sticky, oily, combustible substance created when wood does not burn completely - rises into the chimney a...
Thursday, December 29th, 2011
October 25, 2011 – In 2005-2009, roughly two-thirds of home fire deaths resulted from fires in properties without working smoke alarms, according to the report “Smoke Alarms in U.S. Home Fires,” released by the National Fire Protection Association (NFPA).
National Fallen Firefighters Foundation and Chicago Fire Department Release New Everyone Goes Home® Video In an effort to make personal safety a top priority, the National Fallen Firefighters Foundation (NFFF) and the Chicago Fire Department (CFD) today released a new video, Chicago Fire Depart...
Tuesday, December 27th, 2011
There is a need for O- blood for Firefighter Rob Wiedmann (Rescue 2-FDNY). As you know, he is being treated for extensive burns he received at last weeks dwelling fire in Brooklyn. If you can help, please contact the N.Y.
Sunday, December 25th, 2011
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The Chief and her Officers wish everyone a very Merry Christmas
Friday, December 23rd, 2011
It is with deep regret that we announce the line of duty death of Firefighter Jim Rice, 42, of the Peabody MA Fire Dept. Peace be with you and your family
Thursday, December 22nd, 2011
D.C. gridlock seen as big threat to small business By John W. Schoen, Senior Producer ~ mnsbc.com Corey Shaker is hoping to sell a lot more cars next year. The biggest roadblock he sees is the ongoing political gridlock in Washington, D.C.
2 Thunder Bay (Ontario, CN) Firefighters narrowly escaped disaster on Sunday night when they became trapped in a working house fire. The house was built in the balloon-frame construction style, which allowed the fire to travel right up the walls to the attic, involving the entire structure.
Tuesday, December 20th, 2011
As you know, yesterday, FDNY Firefighters James Gersbeck, 52, and Robert Wiedman, 32, both of Rescue 2 in Brooklyn, were searching the front area of the third floor of a residential building at 1102 Prospect Place near Prospect Park when the hot gases from the fire ignited-creating flashover conditi...
Tuesday, December 20th, 2011
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Orenaug Fire Company held thier annual Christmas party Friday evening and it appears everyone had a good time. Santa even stopped by during his busy holiday schedule to bring an present to all the good boys and girls.
Thursday, December 8th, 2011
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Hotchkissville Fire Company held their annual Family Christmas party this evening. The firefighters were at the station bright and early scrubbing the floors, setting up tables and getting ready to put the prime rib in the oven on time.
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By Linda Bock TELEGRAM & GAZETTE STAFF lbock@telegram.com WORCESTER — photoString+=''+unescape('Firefighter%20Jon%20Davies')+'Enlarge photo' Fire officials have confirmed that Firefighter Jon Davies died early this morning in a three-alarm fire at a house on Arlington Street....
Tuesday, December 6th, 2011
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Woodbury Firefighters participated in Prospect Fire Department’s 9th annual Holiday Parade and had a blast. The Prospect Fire Department has a parade to help kick off the holiday season and light the Christmas tree on Main Street.
The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) has announced further action to assess the risk of fire in Chevy Volts that have been involved in serious crashes. The recent crash tests from NHTSA involving the Chevrolet Volt indicate that additional steps may be required to disable a dam...
Monday, November 28th, 2011
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Woodbury Firefighters get a gift from so local children. A group of Woodbury children attending St. John’s Evangelist School in Watertown are doing a community service project for school and the firefighter in Woodbury benefited from it with some sweet treats.
Monday, November 28th, 2011
Decorating for the winter holidays is fun but can lead to tragedy if you don't practice fire safety. Following a few simple fire safety tips can keep electric lights, candles, and the ever popular Christmas tree from creating a tragedy.
Thursday, November 24th, 2011
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From the Chief, her Officers and the Firefighters of the Woodbury Volunteer Fire Department
Tuesday, November 22nd, 2011
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NFPA discourages the use of outdoor gas-fueled turkey fryers that immerse the turkey in hot oil. These turkey fryers use a substantial quantity of cooking oil at high temperatures, and units currently available for home use pose a significant danger that hot oil will be released at some point during...
Eight firefighters were injured following a natural gas explosion at a dwelling in Pennsauken around 0430 this morning. A family member heard the smoke alarms, after hearing a bang, smelled some-and left the house.
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By Matt Stroud and Paul Bindon In response to questions that have arisen from the recent publicity regarding the Chevrolet Volt battery fire at the NHTSA, we at MGS Tech have been asked to shed some light on things that are being reported, and how accurate they may or may not be.

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