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  • Sprinklers Douse Va. Kitchen Fire, 58 People Displaced

    The Virginian-Pilot (Norfolk, Va.)
    Posted: July 9th, 2014

    A kitchen fire in a Chesapeake apartment complex was doused by a sprinkler system that damaged other units on the first and second floor, forcing power to be cut to the building.

  • Va. Volunteer Fire Prez Responds For Love, Not Pay

    Daily Press (Newport News, Va.)
    Posted: June 19th, 2014

    Carrollton Volunteer Fire Dept.'s defiant president says he shows up on calls out of love, not pay that the county is offering to take over the department.

  • Fire Forces Evacuation of Va. High-Rise Apartments

    Daily Press (Newport News, Va.)
    Posted: June 16th, 2014

    About 200 people were forced from a Newport News high-rise after fire broke out on the second floor. One elderly man suffered smoke inhalation.

  • Ex-Virginia Rescue Chief Takes Plea in Embezzle Case

    The Free Lance-Star, Fredericksburg, Va.
    Posted: June 11th, 2014

    The former Spotsylvania rescue squad chief pleaded guilty to charges that he falsified county reimbursement forms for training classes and travel-related expenses.