Local Newskansas

  • Fire Chief Being Treated For Cancer

    News
    The Kansas City Star
    Posted: January 31st, 2003

    Kansas City Fire Chief Smokey Dyer has been diagnosed with a low grade, non-Hodgkin's lymphoma.


  • Injured Firefighter Returns Home

    News
    Posted: January 31st, 2003

    A Wichita Falls firefighter burned in a fire Monday morning is back home. He suffered first, second and third-degree burns in a blaze on Seymour Highway


  • Fire Destroys Aliceville Home

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    Coffey County Republican
    Posted: January 30th, 2003

    The house was fully engulfed on the west side and flames were through the roof and into the second story when LeRoy (firefighters) arrived,” Coffey County Fire District No. 1 Administrator Bill Walker said.


  • Fire Leaves Family Injured

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    The Capital-Journal
    Posted: January 24th, 2003

    A woman and her toddler son suffered severe burns Tuesday afternoon when their house in southeast Shawnee County caught fire.


  • Home For Expectant Mothers Catches Fire

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    Wichita Eagle
    Posted: January 20th, 2003

    It's fortunate they got out because this was a good-size fire," said Rob Hughes, Wichita fire battalion chief.


  • County Seeking Consolidation With City Fire Department

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    Dodge City Daily Globe
    Posted: January 15th, 2003

    Dodge City--The Ford County Commission asked county administrator Ed Elam Tuesday to see whether the city of Dodge City is interested in consolidating the Dodge City Fire Department's operations with the Ford County Fire/EMS Department


  • Firefighters Train to Investigate Propane, Natural Gas Fires

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    The Leavenworth Times
    Posted: January 15th, 2003

    Leavenworth--a two-day course held this week to help investigators determine whether gas systems cause a fire and covered such things as the makeup of furnaces and incorrect installations


  • Local Fire Marshals Urge Caution

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    The Winfield Courier
    Posted: January 15th, 2003

    Winfield--Consumers need to be wary of a company that has been giving presentations in hopes of selling fire protection equipment