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  • National Fire Prevention Week observed in Harford County

    The National Fire Protection Association reports that every 23 seconds a fire department responds to a fire somewhere in the United States. Many of these fires occur in residential properties and could have been prevented.
  • Eagle Archive: Thank a firefighter day in Carroll County

    Hope you had a happy Fire Prevention Week. As we all know, the only good fire is the one that's prevented. Gov. Martin O'Malley proclaimed Oct. 7-13 as Fire Prevention Week. According to State Fire Marshall William Barnard, the National Fire Protection...

    Harford fire companies prepare for fire prevention week

    For many, Fire Prevention Week is a weeklong event in October, but for Harford County's fire departments, the whole month is dedicated to teaching residents about fire prevention. "Fire Prevention Week has actually evolved into Fire Prevention Month...

    Chicago church laments after falling gargoyle kills woman

    CHICAGO (Reuters) - A historic Chicago church apologized on Friday, a day after pieces of a gargoyle fell off the building's facade and killed a mother-of-two who was walking along the street. Sara Bean, 34, was killed on Thursday while walking to...

    Taking the Kids -- and making time for smaller museums

    Taking the Kids -- and making time for smaller museums
    Let's play! In one room the kids are busy making creatures out of clay and then seeing them come to life in a Claymation movie they create with a computer program and different backdrops; in another, they're performing in music videos. They are...