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According to the USFA, which is the leading cause of nonresidential building fires between 2008-2017
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  • VIDEO: 1 employee hospitalized after massive fire engulfs Illinois recycling center
    Nearly 200 first responders are on scene after a five-alarm fire ripped through a Metro East recycling center. The fire was reported around 10 a.m. Wednesday on Fox Industrial Drive in Madison, Illinois. Heavy black smoke was seen across the area as flames shot out of the Interco building. Workers were inside recycling batteries, Madison Mayor John Hamm III said.
    - PUB DATE: 8/11/2022 12:00:00 AM - SOURCE: KMOV-TV CBS 4 St. Louis
  • ‘Getting harder and hotter’: Phoenix fire crews race to save lives in America’s hottest city
    PHOTOS: The 911 call came in about an elderly man who had fallen outside a storage facility in central Phoenix. The fire crew, who are also paramedics, found 80-year-old Noel laid on his back on the concrete ramp under direct sunlight; he was weak, thirsty and very hot. Noel, an Englishman with diabetes and hypertension, had been moving furniture when his legs gave way.
    - PUB DATE: 8/11/2022 12:00:00 AM - SOURCE: The Guardian
  • New report from Maryland agency details what happened on day of fire that killed 3 firefighters
    VIDEO: January’s deadly vacant rowhome fire along south Stricker Street rocked Baltimore City to its core. Three firefighters were killed and another was injured that day, and since then the cries for change have grown louder. Now, a new report from Maryland Occupational Safety and Health reveals the possible failures that may have put the firefighters in danger.
    - PUB DATE: 8/11/2022 12:00:00 AM - SOURCE: WBFF-TV FOX 45 Baltimore
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