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Athens apartment building damaged in fire

Athens apartment building damaged in fire According to Athens Fire Department Lt. Doug Ford, the department was dispatched at 11:37 p.m. on Friday to respond to an outdoor ashtray smoking at 11 Blue Line Drive (just off of West Union Street). When the fire department arrived, the front of the … Full News here – Read […]

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Two new firefighters join Athens Fire Department

Two new firefighters join Athens Fire Department That is the way Athens Fire Department's two newest full-time firefighters describe their job. Michael Philibin and Paul Nostrant are no strangers to firefighting even though they just began their new role with the department. Philibin has spent the … Full News here – Read more on Athens […]

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Fire at Nakanishi bearings plant in Winterville injures worker

Fire at Nakanishi bearings plant in Winterville injures worker A worker at Nakanishi Manufacturing on Voyles Road in Winterville sustained burns over nearly 80 percent of his body when a fire broke out Wednesday evening in the ductwork he was cleaning, according to Athens-Clarke County Fire Battalion Chief Wesley … Full News here – Read more […]

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Athens fire crews battle large blaze at abandoned mill

Athens fire crews battle large blaze at abandoned mill Firefighters have blocked part of Macon Highway near Puritan Road as a fire continues to burn at an old mill in Athens. Flames could be seen shooting into the air hours after it started. Athens-Clarke County fire crews and neighbors on Macon Highway … Full News […]

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Dozens of Dodecanese hotels close due to expired fire certificates

Just a few days before the start of the tourism season, the Economy and Tourism Ministry has shut down 86 hotels in the Dodecanese after one in 12 units in the popular island complex was found to be violating fire safety regulations. Full News here – Latest News

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‘Provocative’ Kammenos under fire from Turkey

Greek Defense Minister Panos Kammenos came under fire over the weekend from Ankara, which accused him of having a “provocative attitude” toward Turkey Full News here – Latest News

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Convicted Conspiracy of the Cells Fire member to face magistrate

Christos Tsakalos, a convicted member of the Conspiracy of the Cells of Fire guerilla group, was expected to face magistrate Eftichis Nikopoulos on Tuesday, with regard to his alleged involvement in a thwarted plot to escape from Attica’s maximum security Korydallos Prison. Full News here – Latest News

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2/3/2015: Front Page: Hold your fire

Right now the country is involved in crucial negotiations and our duty is to act responsibly and sensibly. No one has the right to rejoice if things don’t turn out favorably for Greece. This is our country and its safety and prosperity stand above… Full News here – Kathimerini English

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1/13/2015: Front Page: Fire on board Norman Atlantic finally put out

Authorities at the Italian port of Brindisi yesterday fully extinguished the fire that had been burning on board the Norman Atlantic ferry for more than two weeks. Equipment was assembled yesterday with the aim of extracting the smoke from the vehicle… Full News here – Kathimerini English

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1/3/2015: Front Page: Ship towed to port as probe into fire widens

Tugboats were finally able yesterday to tow the ill-fated Norman Atlantic to the port of Brindisi in Italy, allowing rescue teams to search the Greek-hired passenger ferry that caught fire on Sunday as it was traveling from Greece to Italy. At least… Full News here – Kathimerini English

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Attackers Open Fire on Israeli Embassy in Athens

Attackers Open Fire on Israeli Embassy in Athens ATHENS — The Greek authorities said on Friday that an early-morning gun attack on the Israeli Embassy used the same weapons as and closely resembled a similar attack on the residence of the German ambassador a year ago. Neither attack caused any … Full News here – Read […]

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12/29/2014: Front Page: Ferry stranded off Corfu after fire

A rescue effort aimed at helping dozens of passengers, including many Greeks, off a ferry stranded in the Adriatic Sea near Corfu was continuing last night amid treacherous conditions. A Greek man reportedly died after being lifted from the… Full News here – Kathimerini English

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Major rescue operation underway after ferry catches fire off Corfu

A fire broke out on the car deck of a ferry carrying 478 people from Greece to Italy early Sunday, forcing authorities to order an evacuation. Nearby ships have been instructed to take passengers and crew members from the ferry Norman Atlantic, west of th… … Full News here – Latest News

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Fire Damages Uptown Athens Businesses, Displaces Students

Fire Damages Uptown Athens Businesses, Displaces Students ATHENS, Ohio – A stretch of buildings in downtown Athens is a ruin after an early-morning fire that affected businesses and apartments. City Information Officer Ron Lucas tells 10TV firefighters got the call to West Union Street in the area known as … Full News here – Read […]

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Crews Continue Uptown Athens Fire Investigation

Crews Continue Uptown Athens Fire Investigation Crews in Athens Co. still are looking for answers into what caused a massive fire Sunday morning on W. Union St. The State Fire Marshal's Office and the Athens Fire Dept. returned Monday morning, fighting hot spots. Officials say they've learned where … Full News here – Read more […]

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