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  • Fire Destroys Home

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    Arizona Daily Sun
    Posted: January 7th, 2003

    A Parks home was "totally destroyed" in an early-morning fire Monday, said investigators with the Coconino County Sheriff's Office


  • Cut Of 203 City Jobs Is Advised

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    ARIZONA DAILY STAR
    Posted: January 7th, 2003

    As many as 203 city jobs could be lost, workers who remain might do without raises, and property taxes could be boosted if City Manager James Keene's newest suggestions to eliminate a projected $35 million budget deficit next year are approved.


  • Apartment Explosion Burns 3-Year-Old Twins

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    Arizona Republic
    Posted: January 3rd, 2003

    Daniel and Josuha Discua, 3-year-old twins, were in their central Phoenix apartment Thursday afternoon when an explosion, possibly sparked by a natural gas leak, ripped through a utility room underneath them, fire officials said.


  • Health Pros Will Be First to Get Smallpox Shots

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    Daily Courier,
    Posted: January 3rd, 2003

    The county, in collaboration with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), is planning to vaccinate a small group of health professionals. After the Health Department offers vaccinations to this group, they plan to offer vaccinations to emergency personnel, law enforcement and firefighters.


  • Phone Alerts Will Warn Residents of Danger

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    The Arizona Republic
    Posted: January 3rd, 2003

    This gives you the ability to talk to hundreds, if not thousands, of people directly on the telephone with a specific message and a specific set of instructions," Phoenix Assistant Fire Chief Bob Khan said.


  • Fire Leaves Family Homeless

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    Morning News
    Posted: January 2nd, 2003

    Hiwasse-area family is homeless after a fire destroyed the second story of their house Saturday evening.


  • Phoenix Firefighters

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    The Washington Times
    Posted: December 27th, 2002

    Firefighters in Phoenix are turning in their smoke masks for major repairs. More than 1,700 air tank regulators, now being used on equipment designed to allow firefighters in Phoenix to breathe in heavy smoke conditions, will be checked.


  • Scottsdale Firefighters Donate Thermal Camera

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    Phoenix Business Journal
    Posted: December 24th, 2002

    The Scottsdale Fire Fighters Association delivered an early Christmas gift to the city of Scottsdale -- a thermal imaging camera. The $11,000 camera will help firefighters determine the source of a fire during search and rescue missions.