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    Investigation underway in North Golden house fire

    A 52-year-old Springfield man was killed in the fire that was reported around 9 Tuesday night. Read on...
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    West Ildereen fire victim identified as 37-year-old Ryan Turnbough

    The medical examiner has positively identified the victim of Tuesday’s standoff and subsequent fire as 37-year-old Ryan Turnbough. It will be several weeks before toxicology results are returned. The case is still under investigation. Read on...
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    Preliminary autopsy shows fire to blame for death of man found inside burned home Tuesday

    The preliminary autopsy indicates the man likely died of smoke inhalation and carbon monoxide poisoning. A final report will take several more weeks. Read on...
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    Keep fire hydrants visible and clear of landscaping and grass

    The Springfield Fire Department reminds citizens of the need to keep fire hydrants visible and clear of landscaping and overgrown grass. Read on...
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    House fire on East Southview due to illegal fireworks

    The Springfield Fire Department has determined that the cause of the fire in the 2400 block of East Southview early this morning was due to the use of illegal fireworks. Read on...
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    Updated: Area fire departments warn about dangers of fireworks

    Despite recent rains, most of Southwest Missouri is still abnormally dry. This increases the risk of fires due to the use of fireworks. Read on...
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    Springfield Fire Chief David Hall recognized for outstanding leadership

    Springfield Fire Chief David Hall was named the 2016 recipient of the O. Franklin Kenworthy Award for Outstanding Leadership by Leadership Springfield.
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    Springfield fire Captain Graduates from Executive Fire Officer Program

    The Springfield Fire Department is proud to announce that Captain Heith Aldridge has graduated from the National Fire Academy's (NFA) prestigious Executive Fire Officer Program (EFOP).
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    Burn demonstration rescheduled for Thursday

    The side-by-side burn that was postponed due to high winds will take place Thursday at 2 p.m. It's the first of its kind, highlighting the dangers or hoarding to occupants and first responders. Read on...
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    Burn demonstration postponed due to high winds.

    The side-by-side burn scheduled for Wednesday at 2 p.m. has been postponed due to high winds. Read on...
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    Burn demonstration to highlight dangers of excessive clutter

    The side-by-side burn is the first of its kind, highlighting the dangers or hoarding to occupants and first responders. Read on...
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    Deadly house fire caused by unattended candle

    The Greene County Medical Examiners report shows 24-year-old Timothy L. Stain died of smoke inhalation from a house fire in his home on March 12th. Read on...
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    Springfield Fire Department Annual Report highlights accomplishments and future goals.

    The 2015 Annual Report captures the sites, stats and news from a very busy year in the Fire Department. Read on...
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    Springfield Fire Department Hosts Residential Sprinkler Summit

    A burn demonstration will be the highlight of the daylong event which aims to educate attendees about the benefits of residential sprinklers. Read on...
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    Local, statewide organizations collaborate, bring Missouri Home Fire Sprinkler Summit to Springfield

    Learn about residential fire sprinklers at the Missouri Home Fire Sprinkler Summit from 8 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. on March 23, at the Springfield Police and Fire Training Center, 2620 West Battlefield Road in Springfield. Read on...
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    Victim in morning house fire identified

    The victim from the fire at the Forest Hills Apartments in the 2900 block of East University Street this morning has been identified as 24-year-old Timothy L. Strain. Read on...
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    Fatality fire in 2900 block of East University Street

    The Springfield Fire Department was dispatched to an early morning fire at the Forest Hills Apartments in the 2900 block of East University Street, which left one victim dead. Read on...
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    Walmart Neighborhood Market donates $1000 to free smoke alarm program

    The donation will help the Springfield Fire Department expand its free smoke alarm program. Read on...
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    Springfield Fire Department honors bravery and valor during annual awards ceremony

    Fire Officer of the Year, Firefighter of the Year and a Medal of Valor are among the highlights of the Springfield Fire Department Annual Awards Ceremony. Read on...
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    Springfield Fire Department Awards Ceremony honors the best of the best

    Fire Officer of the Year, Firefighter of the Year and a Medal of Valor are among the highlights of tonight's awards ceremony. Read on...
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    Report reveals risk of fire injury in Springfield

    A new report, released by the Springfield Fire Department, shows most victims are injured while trying to put out the fire themselves. Read on...
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    Investigators look into cause of fire that claimed life of 4-year-old

    Four-year-old Ben Garrison passed away at 1:55 a.m. Friday. He sustained severe burns during a fire in his home on the 2100 block of West Lee Thursday afternoon.
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    Springfield Fire Department's ISO rating improves 5 points

    The Springfield Fire Department has received the final results of the community’s recent formal Insurance Services Office (ISO) evaluation. Read on...
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    Springfield Fire Recruits Prepare to Graduate from Academy

    During the last four months, recruits spent time both in the classroom in the field, learning everything from medical care to fire fighting tactics. Read on...
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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 76 cooking fires in Springfield. Most of these fires could have been avoided. Read on...
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    Fire incident contained at quarry

    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE A truck working in a mine at Springfield Underground near West Haseltine Road, North of Chestnut, has caught fire. Springfield Fire Department responded, but has turned the event over to the Mine Safety and Health Institute.
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    Fire Department responds to vehicle fire inside quarry

    Springfield Fire Department has responded to a vehicle fire inside the quarry, located near Haseltine and Chestnut.
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    Springfield Fire Department concludes Fire Prevention Month with record-breaking numbers

    During 16 days of the month of October, thirty-one Springfield Firefighters visited 37 schools, 464 classrooms and 9,829 students. 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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    Save a life and learn how to save your own today at Community Blood Center of the Ozarks

    Those who donate blood 9 a.m.-5 p.m. today at Community Blood Center of the Ozarks, 220 W. Plainview Road, will also have the opportunity to learn a life-saving skill. Firefighters will be on hand to teach blood donors how to use a fire extinguisher. Read on...
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    Springfield Fire Department kicks of Fire Prevention Month with visits to 10,000 children

    The Springfield Fire Department will visit Kindergarten through 5th grade classrooms in every school in the city. This year, the Department will focus on encouraging residents to install more smoke alarms. Read on...
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    Springfield Fire Department receives 400 smoke alarms to install in area homes

    The Home Builders Association of Greater Springfield will donate 400 smoke alarms to the Springfield Fire Department's free smoke alarm program. The Springfield Fire Department will install the alarms in homes of Springfield children.
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    Media Alert: Springfield Fire Department to receive 400 smoke alarms

    The Home Builders Association of Greater Springfield will announce the donation Wednesday during a news conference. The Springfield Fire Department will install the alarms in the homes of Springfield students. Read on...
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    Springfield Fire Department provides fire safety education to middle and high schoolers

    The Springfield Fire Department is partnering with Springfield Public Schools to provide safe cooking tips, fire extinguisher training and more to a much overlooked audience. Read on...
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    Corrected News Release: Investigators confirm names of individuals killed in Springfield house fire

    Using medical records, the Greene County Medical Examiner was able to determine that it was the remains of 73-year-old Ronald Hanes and 71-year-old Onna Hanes that were found in the debris of a house fire at their home in Springfield early Monday.
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    Fire marshals confirm the remains of two individuals were found inside burned house

    Springfield Fire Marshals have confirmed that the remains of two individuals were found in the debris of an overnight house fire in north Springfield.
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    Aaron Goddard Memorial Blood Drive Scheduled for Thursday

    The Springfield Fire Department encourages you to help save a life during the Aaron Goddard Memorial Blood Drive. For more information about Aaron Goddard
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    CreAsian restaurant to donate half of Sept. 9 gross sales to Springfield Police and Fire

    CreAsian restaurant, at the northwest corner of Chestnut and Campbell in Springfield, will again donate half its gross sales Wednesday, Sept. 9, to the City's Police and Fire departments. Read on...
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    Fire Department Annual Report highlights a memorable year

    Reaccreditation and the first ever Collective Bargaining Agreement are among the historic events outlined in the 2014 Annual Report of the Springfield Fire Department. Read on...
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    National organization recognizes Springfield Fire Department's sprinkler education efforts

    The Springfield Fire Department has been recognized for its efforts to help Springfield citizens understand the life-saving importance of installing fire sprinkler systems in homes. Read on...
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    Reminder: Illegal to set off fireworks in the city

    The Springfield Fire Department would like to remind city residents that it is illegal to set off fireworks within the city limits. Novelty items such as small sparklers, snappers, party poppers and snakes are allowed, but should be handled with care. Read on...
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    Springfield Fire Department warns about dangers of flash flooding

    With the increased potential for strong rains and flash flooding this week, the Springfield Fire Department would like to remind you to Turn Around, Don’t Drown. Read on...
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