Daily Dispatch: Ohio News
Firefighters find potential hoarding situation at Moraine house fire that left one dead
Wed, 20 Mar 2019 15:30:56 -0700
Fire crews had trouble getting access to fight a house fire Wednesday afternoon after finding a potential hoarding situation inside a home. Moraine Fire Chief David Cooper said they couldn't really get in to fight the fire when they were called out to Main Street around 2 p.m. Once they were able to completely knock it down, they did find a person dead inside the home.
- PUB DATE: 3/20/2019 3:30:56 PM - SOURCE: WRGT-TV Fox 45 Dayton
Widow of Columbus firefighter remembers husband, talks need for mental health awareness
Wed, 20 Mar 2019 19:52:26 -0700
Eight years of dating and a five-month engagement led Katie-Jean and Shane Brintlinger to the middle of the dance floor for their first dance as a married couple. Shane picked the song "More of You" by Chris Stapleton. The day is frozen in time in pictures. They are moments Katie-Jean remembers every detail of.
- PUB DATE: 3/20/2019 7:52:26 PM - SOURCE: WBNS-TV Columbus 10
Crawford County fire departments get $620,000 grant for new radios
Thu, 21 Mar 2019 06:20:39 -0700
For a second day in a row Wednesday, traffic on Mansfield Street was blocked by firetrucks. On Tuesday, the Bucyrus and Galion fire departments battled a major structure fire on West Mansfield Street. At 1 p.m. Wednesday, just a few blocks away, firefighters from all over the county gathered in front of the Crawford County Courthouse to celebrate some good news.
- PUB DATE: 3/21/2019 6:20:39 AM - SOURCE: Bucyrus Telegraph Forum
Two displaced by overnight fire in Toledo
Thu, 21 Mar 2019 04:50:59 -0700
A father and son are without a place to live following an overnight fire on Cone Street in Toledo. That fire broke out just after 1:30 am Thursday. Firefighters on the scene told 13abc that it began in an upstairs bedroom and spread to the attic. While they found a space heater in the room, they cannot currently say that it was the cause of the fire and will continue to investigate that cause.
- PUB DATE: 3/21/2019 4:50:59 AM - SOURCE: WTVG-TV 13abc Toledo
Cheviot Fire Department recognizes first responders for saving lives
Wed, 20 Mar 2019 12:00:20 -0700
One was shoveling snow and the other was in the shower when their hearts stopped working. First responders rushed into their homes and saved their lives. "I didn't realize there were so many people involved in saving my life, and it was a super feeling," said Tim Roedersheimer, who survived cardiac arrest.
- PUB DATE: 3/20/2019 12:00:20 PM - SOURCE: WKRC-TV CBS 12 Cincinnati
Fire departments, credit union team up to help keep Miami Valley safe
Wed, 20 Mar 2019 19:47:58 -0700
Local fire departments and a firefighter's credit union have teamed up to work to keep the Miami Valley safe. Firefighters and Company Federal Credit Union delivered new carbon monoxide detectors to the Tipp City Fire Department Wednesday, which will then be passed out to residents in need. This is the fourth year that they've made donations to local agencies, and officials said they've given away more than 1,500 detectors since the program began.
- PUB DATE: 3/20/2019 7:47:58 PM - SOURCE: WRGT-TV Fox 45 Dayton
Senator: New $13 million Richland County fire station safe from Trump cuts
Tue, 19 Mar 2019 11:37:49 -0700
Sen. Rob Portman, R-Ohio, visited Mansfeld Lahm Regional Airport Tuesday and saw the site where a $13 million fire station is scheduled be built this year at the 179th Airlift Wing of the Ohio National Guard Base. “We fought very hard to put that in the military construction bill this fiscal year. There is a need for the Air National Guard base and also for the airport,” Portman said in an interview with the News Journal.
- PUB DATE: 3/19/2019 11:37:49 AM - SOURCE: Mansfield News Journal
Green approves using NEXUS settlement money to fund fire station
Tue, 19 Mar 2019 13:06:04 -0700
When it comes to how to spend the $7.5 million the city received through the NEXUS settlement, there are plenty of differing opinions. During the March 12 meeting, City Council approved to use $3 million of the settlement money toward the construction of Fire Station No. 3 in Ward 1, which is in the northeast corner of the city.
- PUB DATE: 3/19/2019 1:06:04 PM - SOURCE: Suburbanite
Hudson aims to install fire detection systems in historic shopping area
Tue, 19 Mar 2019 10:52:16 -0700
An effort is underway to raise money for the installation of wireless fire alarm detection systems inside the two dozen or so buildings in the North Main Street historic shopping area, structures that do not currently have a fire detection system. Fire Chief Jerry Varnes said he wants to put the $350,000, state-of-the art system into the buildings on North Main Street between Park Lane and Owen Brown Street.
- PUB DATE: 3/19/2019 10:52:16 AM - SOURCE: Akron Beacon Journal and Ohio.com
Follow-up: Motorists hinder firefighters battling Columbus apartment blaze
Wed, 20 Mar 2019 07:22:02 -0700
Firefighters trying to battle a two-alarm blaze in a high-rise apartment building on the East Side early Tuesday morning found their efforts hampered by rush-hour traffic. Firefighting efforts were “somewhat hampered” by motorists who refused to stop and ran over fire hoses pumping water from hydrants on the north side of Broad Street to the fire scene on the south side, Martin said.
- PUB DATE: 3/20/2019 7:22:02 AM - SOURCE: WVMX-FM Mix 107.9
Woman in police custody after Bucyrus fire
Tue, 19 Mar 2019 15:49:50 -0700
A woman was in police custody Tuesday after a fire destroyed a multi-unit dwelling on West Mansfield Street. Bucyrus Police Chief David Koepke said officers were called to Avita Health System-Bucyrus Hospital on Tuesday in connection with the fire at 304 W. Mansfield St., and a woman was expected to be charged.
- PUB DATE: 3/19/2019 3:49:50 PM - SOURCE: Bucyrus Telegraph Forum
Potential plans for a Tiltonsville fire and emergency services levy discussed
Wed, 20 Mar 2019 03:47:13 -0700
A fire and emergency services levy may be in the works for the Tiltonsville Fire Department to provide better service to residents. At a Tiltonsville Council meeting Tuesday evening, village solicitor Edward Littlejon Jr. said a question was asked to him about whether or not the Tiltonsville Volunteer Fire Department could have a fire and emergency services levy put in place.
- PUB DATE: 3/20/2019 3:47:13 AM - SOURCE: Martins Ferry Times Leader
East Cleveland home hit by arson three times, fire department to bolster arson task force
Tue, 19 Mar 2019 02:57:08 -0700
An East Cleveland neighborhood is filled with fear, after a home on East 125th Street was hit by three arson fires, two of the fires just 48 days apart. The home is now just a charred skeleton and neighbors believe it could collapse at anytime, jeopardizing the safety of residents and school children who walk by the home nearly everyday.
- PUB DATE: 3/19/2019 2:57:08 AM - SOURCE: WEWS-TV IBS 5 Cleveland
No major injuries after firefighters contain 2-alarm fire east of downtown Columbus
Tue, 19 Mar 2019 04:44:55 -0700
No one had major injuries after Columbus Fire responded to a large fire near the Franklin Park Conservatory Tuesday morning. The fire was reported at an apartment building at 1445 E. Broad St. around 6:45 a.m. Columbus Fire said the flames started in a third-floor apartment and heavy smoke spread towards the upper floors.
- PUB DATE: 3/19/2019 4:44:55 AM - SOURCE: WTTE-TV Fox 28 Columbus
Pomeroy: Near century-old building destroyed by fire
Tue, 19 Mar 2019 01:48:29 -0700
Smoke could be seen from miles away as a nearly 100 year old commercial building in Pomeroy caught fire late Saturday night. Around 11:15 p.m. on Saturday, firefighters from the Pomeroy, Middleport and Rutland Volunteer Fire Departments were alerted to a working commercial building fire on East Main Street at the former Midwest Steel/Mountaineer Metals building.
- PUB DATE: 3/19/2019 1:48:29 AM - SOURCE: Pomeroy Daily Sentinel
Anderson Township: Personalized wreaths raise money for families of fallen first responders
Mon, 18 Mar 2019 17:35:55 -0700
Each wreath crafted by Kate Thompson is customized. Monday, she drove two-and-a-half hours from her hometown of Findlay, Ohio, to Anderson Township. She came to show examples of her work and how the finished products will look at an upcoming fundraiser. "We're going to have this base, a styrofoam base," Thompson explained as she crafted a wreath.
- PUB DATE: 3/18/2019 5:35:55 PM - SOURCE: WKRC-TV CBS 12 Cincinnati
She said yes! Former marine and police officer proposes to Columbus firefighter during St. Patricks Day parade
Tue, 19 Mar 2019 07:06:54 -0700
Love was in the air on St. Patrick’s Day for a Columbus firefighter and a police officer. Phil Chaney is a police officer and former Marine. Chaney thought the St. Patrick’s Day parade might be a good place to pop the question. Christie Allen is a 13 year veteran of the Columbus fire department and works as a medic.
- PUB DATE: 3/19/2019 7:06:54 AM - SOURCE: WJW-TV MyFox Cleveland
Hamilton Fire Dept. announces safety changes following firefighter's line of duty death
Mon, 18 Mar 2019 07:44:29 -0700
The Hamilton Fire Department has announced major safety improvements following an internal investigation into the line of duty death of one of their own. Firefighter Patrick Wolterman died in December 2015 after responding to a fire believed to have trapped people inside a home. Wolterman was the first firefighter to enter the home.
- PUB DATE: 3/18/2019 7:44:29 AM - SOURCE: WLWT-TV NBC 5 Cincinnati
New Butler County fire station is a big improvement for its department
Sun, 17 Mar 2019 09:30:00 -0700
The newest fire facility in Fairfield Twp. will support any growth in the department for the coming decades, as the department moves out of an undersized station. It replaces the undersized Tylersville Road station 212, which includes part of a former 19th-century school building and needed special-order, smaller vehicles to fit inside.
- PUB DATE: 3/17/2019 9:30:00 AM - SOURCE: WHIO-TV Dayton
Dayton business heavily damaged by fire
Mon, 18 Mar 2019 03:37:29 -0700
A Dayton business was heavily damaged by fire late Sunday. The fire started at Triple-A Mat Company on Linden Avenue around 7:30 p.m. Sunday. When crews arrived, they found smoke billowing from the building. Firefighters were able to contain the fire, but the building suffered significant damage. AAA Mat Company has been in business since 1970.
- PUB DATE: 3/18/2019 3:37:29 AM - SOURCE: WDTN-TV 2
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