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  • Burned Girls Remain in Critical Condition

    The Sun Herald
    Posted: January 8th, 2003

    GAUTIER - Two girls burned while playing with a box of fireworks they found Sunday morning remain in critical condition at Shriners Hospital burn unit in Galveston, Texas, with second and third-degree burns

  • 3-Year-Old Saves Mom, Brother From House Fire

    Jackson Clarion Ledger
    Posted: January 7th, 2003

    A little boy shivered in the cold night air Saturday after saving his baby brother and mother from a house fire in west Jackson.

  • Man Found Alive After 37-Hour Search 12/23

    Starkville Daily News
    Posted: December 24th, 2002

    Starkville firefighters, Oktibbeha County sheriff's deputies and volunteer firefighters joined in the search as it expanded. Barnett was finlly found about 2 p.m. in a field off Lynn Lane Extended near Aspen Bay Candle Co. after an exhaustive search that lasted more than 37 hours.

  • Five Fire Departments Receive $400,000

    Posted: December 24th, 2002

    Five new grants to Northeast Mississippi fire departments bring to more than $5 million the total of grants awarded to Mississippi departments in 2002

  • Tornado Presses Miss. Department into Action

    Firehouse.com News
    Posted: December 20th, 2002

    Emergency workers began rescue and cleanup efforts immediately after the tornado hit at about 1 p.m. Thursday. • Tornado Plows Into Miss. Town

  • Mississippi Tornado Injures 50 People

    Posted: December 19th, 2002

    A tornado smashed into stores jammed with holiday shoppers and flipped over trucks Thursday, injuring about 50 people, at least two critically, authorities said.