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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...

    The Great Chicago Fire Festival lights up the riverfront Oct. 4

    The Great Chicago Fire Festival lights up the riverfront Oct. 4
    It's been 143 years since the roaring flames of the Great Chicago Fire tore through the city, and now the historic event is serving as the symbolic kindling for an unprecedented civic celebration. The Great Chicago Fire Festival will light up the...

    Great Chicago Fire comes to the river

    Great Chicago Fire comes to the river
    In the beginning was the notebook, and the notebook was filled with dreams, and those dreams, against all sorts of odds and in the face of red tape, carping, money-hunting and alterations, will come to fruition Saturday with an event that will become...