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  • Nevada Fire Agencies May Escape Budget Ax

    Posted: March 17th, 2003

    As the annual wildfire season nears, firefighting agencies in Nevada are optimistic they will escape budget difficulties facing other fire programs in the West.

  • Firefighters Seek More Terror Responder Aid

    The Washington Post
    Posted: March 13th, 2003

    A firefighters union sent a letter to President Bush and congressional leaders yesterday pleading for "necessary funding" for first responders to terrorist attacks "before it is too late."

  • Explosive Shell Concerns Las Vegas Neighborhood

    Posted: March 12th, 2003

    The Las Vegas Fire & Rescue Bomb Squad responded to a northeast Las Vegas neighborhood late Tuesday morning after the owner of car found a shell in the trunk of their car.

  • Reno inspectors step up club Inspections After Deadly Fire in Rhode Island

    Reno Gazette-Journal
    Posted: March 2nd, 2003

    REno--After nearly 100 people died in a nightclub fire in Rhode Island, fire officials made an ahead-of-schedule inspection last week at Reno’s largest nightclub, found nine minor violations and asked the owner to pledge to ban pyrotechnics there

  • Airtanker Pilot Killed In Crash Knew Of Problems

    Reno Gazette Journal
    Posted: March 1st, 2003

    The three men who died in a crash while fighting a fire in the Sierra last summer knew the half century-old aircraft they were flying wasn't entirely safe.

  • Western Hills Man Injured in Blaze

    Elko Daily Free Press
    Posted: February 27th, 2003

    ELKO -- A Western Hills man suffered third-degree burns in a fire Tuesday that destroyed his mobile home

  • Marines Get Nevada Firefighting Bill

    Associated Press
    Posted: February 21st, 2003

    The Marine Corps has been asked to pay $10 million to cover the costs of putting out a 22,750-acre Sierra Nevada wildfire last summer_ an effort that took the lives of three fire crew members.