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    Springfield Fire Department shares tips for avoiding cooking fires this Thanksgiving

    Thanksgiving is a time for family gatherings, good food, and sadly, sometimes holiday tragedies. Since the beginning of the year, there have been 75 cooking fires in Springfield. Most of these fires, could have been avoided. Read on...
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    Bomb Squad determines suspicious item in luggage at airport not an explosive device

    After a thorough analysis, Springfield Fire Department’s bomb squad determined a suspicious package flagged by TSA’s screening process at the Springfield Branson National Airport this morning, was not an explosive device. Read on...
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    Springfield Fire Department Bomb Squad responds to suspicious item in luggage at Springfield airport

    At approximately 9:30 a.m. Nov. 21, TSA screening equipment detected a suspicious item in a piece of luggage at Springfield Branson National Airport. The checkpoint was shut down and the airport initiated its emergency protocol. Read on...
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    Springfield Fire Department shares home heating safety tips

    With the potential for snow around the corner, it is a good time to take some steps to ensure your home is fire safety this winter season. Read on...
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    Twelve Springfield students win ride to school in a fire engine

    The Springfield Fire Department announced the winners of its “Ride to School in a Fire Engine” contest on its Facebook page today. Read on...
  6. Halloween Safety

    Springfield Fire Departments open to trick-or-treaters this Halloween

    Little ghouls and goblins can stop by any Springfield Fire Station between 7 and 9 pm for a special treat. Read on...
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    Springfield Fire Receives Smoke Alarm and Battery Donation Ahead of Major Smoke Alarm Campaign

    The donation of 400 smoke alarms and nearly 200 batteries will help the Springfield Fire Department reach its goal of making sure every child in Springfield lives in a home with a working smoke alarm. Read on...
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    Keep little ghosts and goblins safe on Halloween night

    While Halloween is a favorite holiday for most families with young children, it does pose several safety risks. Read on...
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    City reaches agreement with Fire Fighters Union

    City Council considered an agreement tonight reached between the City and the Southern Missouri Professional Fire Fighters Local 152, (The International Association of Fire Fighters Local 152 - the Bargaining Unit of the Springfield Fire Department). Read on...
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    Charges filed against suspected arsonist

    Timothy L. Farnsworth is charged with first and second degree arson. Investigators believe he lit 4 fires in 22 minutes on Springfield's west side. Read on...
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    "Girls on Fire" recruitment event encourages women to consider firefighting as a career

    Do you have what it takes to be a Springfield Firefighter? Women from across the Ozarks will find out at the "Girls on Fire" recruitment event hosted by the Springfield Fire Department today. Read on...
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    Fire Dept. kicks off Fire Prevention Month with visits to every Springfield elementary school

    The Springfield Fire Department will visit nearly 400 classrooms and 10,000 children during Fire Prevention Month. Each classroom will receive valuable - potentially life-saving - fire safety lessons. Read on...
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    Red Robin to donate Saturday’s proceeds to Springfield Police and Fire

    This Saturday, Oct. 4, from 11 a.m. to 11 p.m., Red Robin will donate 100 percent of meal check amounts to the City’s police and fire departments. Read on...
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    Online training promotes safety in Springfield's bars and nightclubs

    The Springfield Fire Department created the online training tool to reduce overcrowding and other safety hazards associated with bars and nightclubs. Read on...
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    Recruitment event encourages women to consider career of firefighting

    The Springfield Fire Department will host the "Girls on Fire" Recruitment Event October 18th from 9am to 3pm at the Springfield Regional Police and Fire Training Center. Read on...
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    Springfield Fire Department urges residents to properly maintain clothes dryers to prevent fires

    In just one week, Springfield Firefighters have responded to two fires caused by improperly maintained clothes dryers, causing a total of $45,000 in damage. Both fires were caused by the build-up of lint. Read on...
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    Springfield City Council recognizes Springfield LifeSave designees

    Springfield City Council formally recognized three Springfield businesses for completing the “50/50 Challenge” to become the latest Springfield LifeSave Plus organizations. Read on...
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    Springfield Fire Department receives $2,000 grant to promote fire safety

    FM Global presented the check today. It will fund 4,000 fire safety activity books for Springfield elementary students. Read on...
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    Media Advisory: Springfield Fire Department to receive $2000 grant from FM Global

    The funds will be used to pay for 4,000 fire safety activity books for students from Kindergarten through 5th grade. Read on...
  20. Firefighters at Jefferson St. Fire

    Springfield Fire Marshals investigate 4 vacant home fires in just 3 weeks

    Fire Marshals are asking for neighbors to be on alert, as they investigate 4 fires in vacant homes since the beginning of August. They believe three of those fires were intentionally set. Read on...
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    SFD to receive $640,000 grant for breathing apparatus

    Springfield Fire Department is breathing a little easier after being notified of a $640,000 grant to replace its self-contained breathing apparatus (SCBA). Read on...
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    Fire Department reminds drivers to slow down in school zones

    As students get ready to head back to class, the Springfield Fire Department is reminding drivers to use caution while behind the wheel. The fact is, firefighters respond to more medical emergencies than to fires. Read on...
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    Cause of Midtown fire under investigation

    Springfield fire marshals are investigating a house fire that destroyed an empty home on the 1500 block of North Jefferson. Read on...
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    Additional information released in fire-related fatality

    Ashli Hilton, 30, died as the result of a fire-related incident in the 1300 block of East Pacific Tuesday evening. Read on...
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    Media invited to meeting with area tent vendors to discuss propose

    Springfield Fire Department will meet with area tent vendors July 31 to discuss proposed changes to tent guidelines. Read on...
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    Firefighters rescue 54-year-old from house on South Warren

    Springfield Fire Department investigators have identified the female that was rescued from her burning home in the 500 block of South Warren as Carmen Sue Plumb, age 54. Read on...
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    Springfield Fire Department warns about the dangers of exploding targets

    As exploding targets such as Tannerite and other similar brands become more popular, the Springfield Fire Department warns that using these products can be dangerous and potentially illegal. Read on...
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    Reminder: fireworks are illegal within Springfield city limits

    Fireworks vendors just outside the City limits will once again begin selling fireworks this weekend. The Springfield Fire Department reminds all citizens that it is illegal to possess, manufacture, store, sell, handle or discharge fireworks in the city. Read on...
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