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Columbus Fire Department Holds A Diversity Boot Camp

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Columbus fire engine.
April 25, 2014

The Columbus Fire Department will be holding a weekend long “boot camp” called “Can You Take the Heat,” starting today in Reynoldsburg. It’s part of an effort to attract a more diverse workforce within the department.

Power Restored After Fire; AEP Still Looking For Cause

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February 28, 2014

Power has been restored for downtown Columbus businesses, but American Electric Power says it’s still not sure what caused the fire that led to at least three underground explosions early Friday.

Firefighters: Space Heater Caused Fatal Franklington Fire

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Columbus Division of Fire
December 28, 2011

Columbus fire investigators say a space heater caused a Christmas Eve fire that killed a 4-year-old boy, his mother and a man at a Franklinton home reported to be vacant.