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Springfield Fire Department Ranking Could Mean Savings for You - FOX Illinois


FOX Illinois

Springfield Fire Department Ranking Could Mean Savings for You
FOX Illinois
Springfield Fire Department has a better number than it did from four years ago and is working to lower it even more. Chief Barry Helmrichs said the department went from a score of three to a two. Insurance Services Offices grades fire departments on ...


Posted on Thu, 04 May 2017 00:12:17 GMT



Springfield Fire Department Lauded for Safety and Performance ... - FOX Illinois


FOX Illinois

Springfield Fire Department Lauded for Safety and Performance ...
FOX Illinois
The Springfield Fire Department has been bumped up to a higher rating based on safety and performance.The Insurance Services Office recently upgraded the ...

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Posted on Wed, 03 May 2017 10:42:01 GMT



Local Hospital Trains Firefighters on How to Deliver Babies - FOX Illinois


FOX Illinois

Local Hospital Trains Firefighters on How to Deliver Babies
FOX Illinois
Nurses from HSHS St. John's Hospital visited the Springfield Fire Department where they taught firefighters how to give birth. (WRSP). AA. SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (WRSP) — Local firefighters can now add birthing aid to their expanding list of skills. Nurses ...


Posted on Wed, 24 May 2017 13:10:27 GMT



Emergency Childbirth Training - WAND


WAND

Emergency Childbirth Training
WAND
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (WAND) - St. John's Hospital is hosting a training for emergency first responders at Springfield Fire Department, Station E. The training consists of educating personnel on responding to pregnant women in traumas and giving birth to ...


Posted on Thu, 25 May 2017 03:02:18 GMT



DCFS under fire for quickly closing child abuse investigations ... - Chicago Tribune


Chicago Tribune

DCFS under fire for quickly closing child abuse investigations ...
Chicago Tribune
Illinois Department of Children and Family Services investigators say they are overwhelmed by high caseloads and are being pressured to quickly close their ...

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Posted on Wed, 24 May 2017 02:39:06 GMT



Fire Department Suspects Twin Lakes House Fires Were Arson ... - FOX Illinois


FOX Illinois

Fire Department Suspects Twin Lakes House Fires Were Arson ...
FOX Illinois
Two house fires in Springfield are now under investigation for arson.Monday morning the fire department responded to a house fire in Twin Lakes subdivision.

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Posted on Fri, 28 Apr 2017 02:11:47 GMT



Victim in Fatal East Keys Avenue Stabbing Identified - FOX Illinois


FOX Illinois

Victim in Fatal East Keys Avenue Stabbing Identified
FOX Illinois
Springfield Police are investigating an early morning homicide on Springfield's north side. Police responded to a reported stabbing in the 2000 block of East Keys Avenue just after 2 a.m. Saturday. The Springfield Fire Department administered CPR on a ...

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Posted on Sat, 13 May 2017 22:39:39 GMT



Firefighters Respond to Early Morning House Fire - FOX Illinois


Firefighters Respond to Early Morning House Fire
FOX Illinois
The Springfield Fire Department was called to an early morning house fire in the 800 block of Clay. (Photojournalist Shawn ... SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (WRSP) — Springfield Firefighters are investigating the cause of an early morning house fire. Emergency ...


Posted on Mon, 01 May 2017 15:15:11 GMT



Life-saving Pekin firefighters honored - News - Pekin Daily Times ... - Pekin Daily Times


Pekin Daily Times

Life-saving Pekin firefighters honored - News - Pekin Daily Times ...
Pekin Daily Times
PEKIN — Two Pekin firefighters were honored by state officials Tuesday for rescuing a man from his mother's burning house last year. The victim whose life they ...

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Posted on Tue, 09 May 2017 21:39:03 GMT



Quicker response times get SFD better insurance rating - News ... - The State Journal-Register


The State Journal-Register

Quicker response times get SFD better insurance rating - News ...
The State Journal-Register
An insurance organization's rating of the Springfield Fire Department improved this year for the first time since 2003, and the upgrade was achieved without ...

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Posted on Fri, 12 May 2017 00:42:18 GMT



 

 
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