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Posted on Fri, 16 Nov 2018 10:09:49 GMT



Cars crash at Dirksen Parkway, Peoria Road in Springfield - FOX Illinois


FOX Illinois

Cars crash at Dirksen Parkway, Peoria Road in Springfield
FOX Illinois
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (WICS/WRSP) — Springfield firefighters responded to a multiple-car crash Wednesday afternoon at Dirksen Parkway, North Peoria Road in Springfield. Fire officials said two patients were transported to the hospital for further ...


Posted on Wed, 14 Nov 2018 23:16:28 GMT



Medical Monday: Springfield Fire Dept. highlights tourniquet device - FOX Illinois


Medical Monday: Springfield Fire Dept. highlights tourniquet device
FOX Illinois
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (WRSP) — The Springfield Fire Department highlighted its tourniquet device as part of its Medical Monday initiative. A tourniquet is used as the first line of defense to stop severe bleeding, when pressure is not enough. If a patient ...


Posted on Tue, 06 Nov 2018 01:12:09 GMT



Top Regional News: Illinois Capitol reopen after partial evacuation - Galesburg Register-Mail


Top Regional News: Illinois Capitol reopen after partial evacuation
Galesburg Register-Mail
SPRINGFIELD — The Illinois Capitol was evacuated for about an hour Wednesday after a bomb threat was called in to the tour guide's desk inside the building. The call came in around 1:25 p.m., officials said. Bomb-sniffing ... Man found guilty in DUI ...


Posted on Thu, 15 Nov 2018 18:17:59 GMT



Green-light technology for fire rigs on west side moves forward - The State Journal-Register


Green-light technology for fire rigs on west side moves forward
The State Journal-Register
City council members on Tuesday advanced a proposal from the Springfield Fire Department to buy green light technology that would help improve emergency response times along the Veterans Parkway corridor. A final vote is expected at the Nov. 7 council ...


Posted on Wed, 31 Oct 2018 05:17:51 GMT



First responders ask for patience after bad weather results in icy roads - FOX Illinois


FOX Illinois

First responders ask for patience after bad weather results in icy roads
FOX Illinois
If it seems like it's taking longer for help, whether it's us or the fire department getting to you, there's probably a good reason," Pickford said. .... SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (WRSP) — The Illinois Senate voted to override the Governor Rauner's veto of ...

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Posted on Fri, 16 Nov 2018 04:39:50 GMT



Springfield firefighters warn of active solicitation scam - FOX Illinois


FOX Illinois

Springfield firefighters warn of active solicitation scam
FOX Illinois
Fire officials said one of its staff members received a call Monday and the caller stated they were with the "State Firefighters and EMS Association," as said in the department's Facebook post. They said the staff member who was called then said they ...


Posted on Mon, 12 Nov 2018 22:57:38 GMT



City Council passes motion to shorten fire department response times - FOX Illinois


FOX Illinois

City Council passes motion to shorten fire department response times
FOX Illinois
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (WICS/WRSP) — Springfield City Council has passed a measure aimed to reduce fire department response times on the southwest side of Springfield. The Springfield fire chief said response times on the southwest side are as much as ...

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Posted on Thu, 08 Nov 2018 04:22:47 GMT



Firefighters put out fire at Springfield recycling center - WAND


WAND

Firefighters put out fire at Springfield recycling center
WAND
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (WAND) – Quick action by firefighters prevented further damage when a mulch pile caught fire at a Springfield recycling center. Evans Recycling told WAND firefighters just happened to be driving by around 7:30 p.m. and saw the fire.


Posted on Fri, 26 Oct 2018 14:21:08 GMT



IL Firefighters Adjust Shooter Response - Firehouse.com (press release) (blog)


IL Firefighters Adjust Shooter Response
Firehouse.com (press release) (blog)
Thursday's drill was one of several conducted by the Springfield Fire Department in the church basement. In the course of three days, more than 150 firefighters were trained in the new way the Springfield Fire and Police departments are going to handle ...


Posted on Fri, 26 Oct 2018 14:24:11 GMT



Illinois State Capitol put on lockdown after unknown substance found in bathroom - OurQuadCities


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Illinois State Capitol put on lockdown after unknown substance found in bathroom
OurQuadCities
UPDATE: The lockdown at the Illinois State Capitol has been lifted. The Springfield Fire Chief says all is clear after a powdery substance was found in 2nd floor restroom at the Capitol. EARLIER UPDATE. The Illinois State Capitol is on lockdown. No one ...
Suspicious substance causes lockdown at Illinois State capitol buildingfox2now.com
Illinois state capitol placed on brief lockdown due to unknown substanceWLS-TV
All Clear Given After Authorities Investigate 'Unknown Substance' at Illinois' State Capitol BuildingNBC Chicago
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Posted on Thu, 25 Oct 2018 19:54:11 GMT



 

 
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