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Fire In Hilliard Claims Unidentified Victim

A body was discovered in a blaze in Hilliard Saturday morning
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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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

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.
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

If approved, the levy would have meant $7.6 million in annual funding for the department.
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.
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

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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15, 2012

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

Two Ohio Natives Among Those Killed In Fort Hood Fire

Pfc. Seth Micheal Soulsby was killed in the Friday fire.
September 18, 2012

Pfc. Seth Micheal Soulsby of Mogadore, Ohio, and Pvt. Christopher Micheal Sroka of Findlay, Ohio, died early Friday morning in a fire near the Central Texas post.

One Killed In Northeast Ohio Well Explosion

Fire fighters say the explosion happened near Bolivar, about 65 south of Cleveland.
16, 2012

Firefighters say one person was killed Monday morning in an explosion at an oil- and gas-well site near Bolivar, about 65 miles south of Cleveland.

Train Derailment And Explosion Lead To Evacuations, Two Injuries

A fire burns near the Ohio State Fairgrounds after a train car carrying ethanol exploded early Wednesday morning. The fire forced the evacuation of homes within a mile radius of the derailment.
11, 2012

A fire official says a freight train carrying ethanol derailed and several cars burst into flames in north Columbus early Wednesday morning.