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Teen Mother Dies After Saving Baby From Burning Building

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Officials say the fire appears to have started in the kitchen of the home at 1272 E. Long St.
7:31AM
April
15, 2013

A teenage mother who was called a hero for rescuing her five-week-old daughter from a burning building has died.

Orange And Liberty Township Voters Approve Fire Levies

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Both Orange and Liberty Townships were forced to put levies before voters after higher levies were voted down in November.
8:01AM
February
6, 2013

Fire service will apparently continue as normal in two Delaware county townships after voters approved new levies on Tuesday.

Couple Killed In Buckeye Lake House Fire

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The Fairfield County Sheriff's Office identified the couple killed as Milton Clagg and Mary Clagg, both 62.
11:16AM
January
24, 2013

Authorities say a husband and wife died in a large house fire near Buckeye Lake early this morning.

Fire In Hilliard Claims Unidentified Victim

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A body was discovered in a blaze in Hilliard Saturday morning
11:25PM
January
5, 2013

Officials say an early-morning apartment fire in suburban Columbus has claimed the life of an unidentified victim.

Orange Township Firefighters Keep Jobs, At Least For Now

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7:29AM
December 28, 2012

Nearly two dozens fire fighters in Delaware County are keeping their jobs for at least another five months.

Delaware County Gets Ready For Court Fight Over Fire Levy

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Last week the township asked the Ohio Supreme Court to intervene, and on Monday the board of elections filed a response showing they intend to continue the court fight.
11:07AM
December 18, 2012

The county Board of Elections has told the Ohio Supreme Court it stands by its decision to reject an Orange Township fire levy because trustees missed a filing deadline by two minutes.

Orange Township Misses Fire Levy Deadline By Two Minutes

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If approved, the levy would have meant $7.6 million in annual funding for the department.
12:53PM
December 6, 2012

The ruling by the Delaware County Board of Elections could mean the end of the fire department established in 1951.

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25 year Columbus Firefighter was injured during a suspicious house fire in southeast Columbus.
11:59AM
November 23, 2012

Columbus Firefighters are investigating an arson fire at a vacant home in the Southeast part of town that sent a firefighter to the hospital.

Man Found Dead In SW Ohio House Destroyed By Fire

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November
23, 2012

Man found dead in SW Ohio house destroyed by fire Authorities say a man was found dead in the burned ruins of his home after fire destroyed the one-story frame house in southwest Ohio.

Latest Mansfield Arson “Worst Yet”

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9:25AM
October
15, 2012

Authorities in Mansfield say the latest in a string of 34 arson fires destroyed a vacant house late Sunday.