Local Newsohio

  • Woman Found Dead Inside Home

    News
    WCMH
    Posted: January 14th, 2003

    Columbus arson investigators were investigating Monday whether a woman's death was caused from a result of incomplete combustion from a dirty gas heater.


  • Toledo Firefighters Win Battle for Blood

    News
    Toledo Blade
    Posted: January 14th, 2003

    Toledo firefighters won a friendly competition between them and Toledo police in which each group strives to recruit the greater number of people to give blood on its behalf.


  • New Rules Proposed For Volunteer Firefighters

    News
    Posted: January 13th, 2003

    A proposed change to the number of training hours required to be a volunteer firefighter in Ohio is receiving criticism from local officials. Under the plan from the Ohio Fire Alliance, volunteer firefighters would have to take 120 hours of instruction, up from the 36 hours currently required under state law.


  • Region’s Smallpox Program Awaits OK

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    Dayton Daily News
    Posted: January 13th, 2003

    In Phase 2, all health-care workers and first responders such as police, firefighters and emergency medical technicians would be inoculated, possibly as early as this summer or fall.


  • Ohio Cities Sign Aid Pact For Disasters

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    Cincinnati Enquirer
    Posted: January 13th, 2003

    Cincinnati Mayor Charlie Luken and the mayors of Ohio's other largest cities signed a mutual aid pact Friday, pledging to come to one another's aid in the event of a terrorist attack or natural disaster.