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Large fire in Crete brought under partial control

A large fire that began in the early hours of Saturday in Hania, Crete, was brought under partial control on Sunday by a large force of firefighters who battled the blaze through the night. The fire in Amygdalokefali on the outskirts of the port town of K… … Full News here – Latest News

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Residents learn about fire safety, crime prevention during Athens National

Residents learn about fire safety, crime prevention during Athens National … National Night Out was organized by the Athens-Clarke County Police Department and Target as part of a national effort to heighten crime, drug, and gang prevention awareness; generate support for and participation in local anti-crime programs … Full News here – Read more on […]

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Large fire breaks out near Corinth

Firefighters on Friday were trying to bring under control a large blaze that broke out shortly after noon in the Prefecture of Corinth in the northern Peloponnese. Five water-dumping craft and 21 firetrucks were dispatched to quell the blaze, which broke … … Full News here – Latest News

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City of Athens Fire Department Kitten Rescue July 2014 Athens Ohio

City of Athens Fire Department Kitten Rescue July 2014 Athens Ohio – Athens Video

City of Athens Fire Department in Athens Ohio performing a July 13 2014 Rescue of 2 Infant Kitten’s trapped in a underground Sewage Pipe. Video Rating: 4 / 5

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911 calls, dispatch tapes in Athens fertilizer fire detail response, evacuations

911 calls, dispatch tapes in Athens fertilizer fire detail response, evacuations Recordings from the Athens Police Department and Athens Fire Department are giving new insight into how the departments responded to the fire at East Texas Ag Supply on May 29. The dispatch recordings and 911 calls, released to KLTV through an open … Full News […]

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Man charged in Athens motel fire that killed 1

Man charged in Athens motel fire that killed 1 ATHENS, Ga. — Police say a man has been charged in connection with a fire at an Athens motel where a woman was found dead. Firefighters were called to the America's Best Inn on Atlanta Highway Monday afternoon. Authorities say the blaze was … Full News here […]

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Tractor-trailer catches fire near Athens Varsity

Tractor-trailer catches fire near Athens Varsity A tractor-trailer caught fire this morning, temporarily disrupting traffic on a main thoroughfare west of downtown Athens. A mechanical problem apparently sparked the fire, which destroyed the engine of the big rig, according to Athens-Clarke County … Full News here – Read more on Online Athens

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Rhodes court house fire attributed to arson

A fire that broke out shortly after 7 a.m. on Friday at the central court house of the southeastern Aegean island of Rhodes has been attributed to arson, according to local media outlet Rodiaki. Investigators called to the scene discovered an unsigned not… … Full News here – Latest News

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Athens Police and Fire Workers To Receive Pay Raises

Athens Police and Fire Workers To Receive Pay Raises (WHNT) — City leaders are confident a new pay scale approved by the Athens city council Monday evening will now make public safety departments competitive when recruiting new employees. Beginning next month, firefighters on the force will receive … Full News here – Read more on whnt.com

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Protesters set fire to toll booth north of Athens after hike in charges

A group of 500 anti-government demonstrators has set fire to a toll booth on a motorway north of Athens to protest a near-tripling of prices, Greek police said. The announcement last week of the toll hike from 55 cents, rising to 1.45 euros tapped into ge… … Full News here – Latest News

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Barn fire that killed 18 horses in Oconee attributed to electrical cause

Barn fire that killed 18 horses in Oconee attributed to electrical cause A fire raged through the stable of a horse farm in Bishop early Friday morning killing 18 horses, destroying the barn and causing damages estimated at close to $ 1 million, authorities said. The fire at Brookwood Equestrian Center on Union Church Road … […]

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Gunmen fire on German ambassador's residence in Athens, Greece

Gunmen fire on German ambassador's residence in Athens, Greece By Harry Papachristou, Madeleine Chambers and Karolina Tagaris, Reuters. ATHENS — Unidentified assailants opened fire on the German ambassador's residence in Athens with a Kalashnikov assault rifle early on Monday in an attack seen as an attempt to … Full News here – Read more on NBCNews.com […]

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Boy from deadly Thessaloniki fire released from hospital

A 10-year-old boy who was rescued on Tuesday from a house fire that killed his grandparents and his 18-month-old sister in the Thessaloniki suburb of Kordelio was released from the Papageorgiou Hospital on Thursday and given a clean bill of health. The bo… … Full News here – Latest News

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Athens Fire Station One closed from pipe burst; firefighters will work from

Athens Fire Station One closed from pipe burst; firefighters will work from … ATHENS, Ala. (WAAY) – Athens Fire and Rescue Crews are down from three stations to two, after a frozen pipe burst and flooded Station One. Overnight fire crews were sleeping in cots around 3 a.m. when they awoke to a loud popping […]

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1/8/2014: Front Page: Three die in house fire after man sets self alight

A blaze that broke out in an apartment in a Thessaloniki suburb early yesterday, and killed three residents, including an 18-monthold child, is believed to have been ignited after a 65-year-old man doused himself with petrol and set himself alight,… Full News here – Kathimerini English

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