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  • Oregon Firefighter Dies After Heart Attack On Duty

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    Firehouse.Com News
    Posted: February 27th, 2003

    Capt. Larry A. Brown of the Kingsley Field Fire Department in Oregon died on Thursday, February 20 when he suffered a heart attack in the line of duty.


  • Gladstone Girl Ignites Carpet; Crews Manage to Save House

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    The Oregonian
    Posted: February 27th, 2003

    Clackamas County--10-year-old girl who was playing with matches set her living-room carpet on fire Wednesday afternoon, but crews put out the flames before they spread to the rest of the house


  • Local Fire Fighters Aide Shuttle Recovery

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    KVAL 13
    Posted: February 21st, 2003

    As the space shuttle recovery effort kicks into high gear, agencies from all over the nation send crews into Texas to help out. Oregon fire fighters are joining the massive cleanup.


  • Fire Strikes Lent School

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    Posted: February 18th, 2003

    Fire investigators picked through the burnt wreckage of two classrooms at Lent Elementary School on Tuesday.


  • Suits Filed In Firefighter Accident Name Ford

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    Oregonian
    Posted: February 13th, 2003

    The rollover accident last June that killed 5 Oregon-based wildland firefighters is the subject of five lawsuits against the Ford Motor Co.


  • Political Notebook

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    Oregonian
    Posted: January 31st, 2003

    A bill that would protect wildfire crews from personal liability lawsuits for damage to homes or property is working its way through the Legislature


  • Coos Bay Fire Leads to Charges

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    The Register-Guard
    Posted: January 30th, 2003

    The owner and the installer of an industrial oven blamed for causing a fire that took the lives of three Coos Bay firefighters last November were arraigned Monday afternoon on charges of criminally negligent homicide.


  • South End Fire Station Nearly Complete

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    The Oregonian
    Posted: January 24th, 2003

    Construction of the city's much-delayed third fire station on South End Road is wrapping up, more than five years after voters approved a bond measure to pay for it.