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Springfield officials explore replacement of three fire stations, possible sports complex - The State Journal-Register
Springfield officials explore replacement of three fire stations, possible sports complex  The State Journal-Register
Posted on Mon, 30 Aug 2021 10:19:21 GMT



Seven Illinois firefighters honored in annual ceremony | Top Stories | wandtv.com - WAND
Seven Illinois firefighters honored in annual ceremony | Top Stories | wandtv.com  WAND
Posted on Sat, 11 Sep 2021 01:03:00 GMT



Here are events in and around Springfield commemorating the 20th anniversary of 9/11 - The State Journal-Register
Here are events in and around Springfield commemorating the 20th anniversary of 9/11  The State Journal-Register
Posted on Thu, 09 Sep 2021 16:04:07 GMT



State Fire Marshal's Small Equipment Grant Program Now Accepting Applications - myradiolink.com
State Fire Marshal's Small Equipment Grant Program Now Accepting Applications  myradiolink.com
Posted on Tue, 24 Aug 2021 07:00:00 GMT



Confirmation hearing approaches for Ward 5 nominee Purchase at Springfield City Council - The State Journal-Register
Confirmation hearing approaches for Ward 5 nominee Purchase at Springfield City Council  The State Journal-Register
Posted on Tue, 07 Sep 2021 10:30:14 GMT



UIS Police Department to host a public safety day for children - wcia.com
UIS Police Department to host a public safety day for children  wcia.com
Posted on Wed, 15 Sep 2021 17:29:49 GMT



Springfield Fire looks to improve response times - newschannel20.com
Springfield Fire looks to improve response times  newschannel20.com
Posted on Fri, 20 Aug 2021 07:00:00 GMT



Springfield honors 20th anniversary of 9/11 with stair climb at Crowne Plaza hotel - The State Journal-Register
Springfield honors 20th anniversary of 9/11 with stair climb at Crowne Plaza hotel  The State Journal-Register
Posted on Sat, 11 Sep 2021 20:22:45 GMT



Fallen Christopher Firefighter to Be Honored by State Fire Marshal Friday - wmix94.com
Fallen Christopher Firefighter to Be Honored by State Fire Marshal Friday  wmix94.com
Posted on Thu, 09 Sep 2021 15:00:03 GMT



CWLP had access to citywide text alert system but did not use it during coal ash release - The State Journal-Register
CWLP had access to citywide text alert system but did not use it during coal ash release  The State Journal-Register
Posted on Thu, 16 Sep 2021 10:50:18 GMT



City leaders still deciding where to put new fire houses - FOX Illinois
City leaders still deciding where to put new fire houses  FOX Illinois
Posted on Wed, 15 Sep 2021 23:56:06 GMT



Springfield Wingstop catches fire Friday morning - newschannel20.com
Springfield Wingstop catches fire Friday morning  newschannel20.com
Posted on Fri, 03 Sep 2021 07:00:00 GMT



Big budget cuts to Springfield Fire Department; Ald. Redpath urges 'fiscal responsibility' - The State Journal-Register
Big budget cuts to Springfield Fire Department; Ald. Redpath urges 'fiscal responsibility'  The State Journal-Register
Posted on Tue, 23 Feb 2021 08:00:00 GMT



CWLP: Opened valve led to ash release, dust cloud at Dallman plant - WAND
CWLP: Opened valve led to ash release, dust cloud at Dallman plant  WAND
Posted on Wed, 01 Sep 2021 07:00:00 GMT



Sierra Club demands Springfield, CWLP establish an alert system for pollution incidents - The State Journal-Register
Sierra Club demands Springfield, CWLP establish an alert system for pollution incidents  The State Journal-Register
Posted on Tue, 07 Sep 2021 07:00:00 GMT



Two Galesburg firefighters to be honored for excellence in service - WQAD.com
Two Galesburg firefighters to be honored for excellence in service  WQAD.com
Posted on Fri, 10 Sep 2021 14:56:00 GMT



2 Springfield fire stations being relocated, a third soon to follow - newschannel20.com
2 Springfield fire stations being relocated, a third soon to follow  newschannel20.com
Posted on Mon, 15 Feb 2021 08:00:00 GMT



IL City Cuts Nearly Half of FD's Operating Budget - Firehouse.com
IL City Cuts Nearly Half of FD's Operating Budget  Firehouse.com
Posted on Fri, 26 Feb 2021 08:00:00 GMT



Press Release | Press Releases | Newsroom | US Senator Dick Durbin of Illinois - Senator Dick Durbin
Press Release | Press Releases | Newsroom | US Senator Dick Durbin of Illinois  Senator Dick Durbin
Posted on Wed, 01 Sep 2021 07:00:00 GMT



Illinois firefighter ‘strike team’ headed to help with Ida recovery - MyStateline.com
Illinois firefighter ‘strike team’ headed to help with Ida recovery  MyStateline.com
Posted on Tue, 07 Sep 2021 07:00:00 GMT



Appointments open for in-person help at Illinois job centers - WGLC
Appointments open for in-person help at Illinois job centers  WGLC
Posted on Sat, 18 Sep 2021 13:29:10 GMT



Mayor selects Blough as new Springfield fire chief - The State Journal-Register
Mayor selects Blough as new Springfield fire chief  The State Journal-Register
Posted on Mon, 30 Nov 2020 08:00:00 GMT



Bikers riding through Springfield's streets honoring 9/11 victims - FOX Illinois
Bikers riding through Springfield's streets honoring 9/11 victims  FOX Illinois
Posted on Sun, 12 Sep 2021 04:42:51 GMT



State Fire Marshal Encourages Higher Education Students to Create and Practice a Fire Safety Plan - myradiolink.com
State Fire Marshal Encourages Higher Education Students to Create and Practice a Fire Safety Plan  myradiolink.com
Posted on Wed, 08 Sep 2021 07:00:00 GMT



Springfield one of a few cities in the US to be awarded lead-based paint removal grant - The State Journal-Register
Springfield one of a few cities in the US to be awarded lead-based paint removal grant  The State Journal-Register
Posted on Wed, 01 Sep 2021 16:18:37 GMT



Apartment Fire Injures One in Waverly – WLDS - WLDS-WEAI News
Apartment Fire Injures One in Waverly – WLDS  WLDS-WEAI News
Posted on Sat, 21 Aug 2021 07:00:00 GMT



Fire department grapples with potential layoffs, new firehouse plans - newschannel20.com
Fire department grapples with potential layoffs, new firehouse plans  newschannel20.com
Posted on Mon, 01 Mar 2021 08:00:00 GMT



Fire Crews shut down part of Main Street to battle house fire - HOI ABC
Fire Crews shut down part of Main Street to battle house fire  HOI ABC
Posted on Sat, 28 Aug 2021 07:00:00 GMT



Springfield City Council to decide on $1.4 million allocation for fire department - WAND
Springfield City Council to decide on $1.4 million allocation for fire department  WAND
Posted on Tue, 13 Jul 2021 07:00:00 GMT



Body of man who went under in Sangamon River has been recovered - WAND
Body of man who went under in Sangamon River has been recovered  WAND
Posted on Fri, 03 Sep 2021 07:00:00 GMT



Coal ash spewing at Dallman unit 4 possibly dangerous to the public - newschannel20.com
Coal ash spewing at Dallman unit 4 possibly dangerous to the public  newschannel20.com
Posted on Tue, 31 Aug 2021 07:00:00 GMT



Flu season is coming. Here's where to get a flu shot in Sangamon, Menard counties - The State Journal-Register
Flu season is coming. Here's where to get a flu shot in Sangamon, Menard counties  The State Journal-Register
Posted on Fri, 17 Sep 2021 10:24:11 GMT



Cab company destroyed during large fire in Springfield - WAND
Cab company destroyed during large fire in Springfield  WAND
Posted on Sun, 13 Dec 2020 08:00:00 GMT



Cristy Long, first female to make captain on Springfield Fire Department, retiring - The State Journal-Register
Cristy Long, first female to make captain on Springfield Fire Department, retiring  The State Journal-Register
Posted on Tue, 08 Jun 2021 20:04:17 GMT



The problem with property taxes in the Chicago suburbs - Illinois Policy
The problem with property taxes in the Chicago suburbs  Illinois Policy
Posted on Wed, 08 Sep 2021 07:00:00 GMT



Dar al-Farooq Mosque Bomber Sentenced to 53 Years in Prison - Department of Justice
Dar al-Farooq Mosque Bomber Sentenced to 53 Years in Prison  Department of Justice
Posted on Mon, 13 Sep 2021 23:08:44 GMT



Fire heavily damages residence in 800 block of South English Avenue in Springfield - The State Journal-Register
Fire heavily damages residence in 800 block of South English Avenue in Springfield  The State Journal-Register
Posted on Thu, 22 Jul 2021 00:48:45 GMT



Bradfordton grain elevator fire: Multiple fire departments, others respond to blaze - The State Journal-Register
Bradfordton grain elevator fire: Multiple fire departments, others respond to blaze  The State Journal-Register
Posted on Sat, 03 Apr 2021 15:41:01 GMT



4 adults, 8 kids displaced in 2 Springfield house fires - newschannel20.com
4 adults, 8 kids displaced in 2 Springfield house fires  newschannel20.com
Posted on Tue, 15 Jun 2021 07:00:00 GMT



Crews called to fire scene in Springfield | Top Stories | wandtv.com - WAND
Crews called to fire scene in Springfield | Top Stories | wandtv.com  WAND
Posted on Sun, 25 Apr 2021 07:00:00 GMT



Springfield Fire Department faces $1.4M in budget cuts - newschannel20.com
Springfield Fire Department faces $1.4M in budget cuts  newschannel20.com
Posted on Wed, 24 Feb 2021 08:00:00 GMT



Who will be the next Springfield fire chief? Union contract, city code, previous applicants offer hints - The State Journal-Register
Who will be the next Springfield fire chief? Union contract, city code, previous applicants offer hints  The State Journal-Register
Posted on Wed, 09 Dec 2020 22:03:08 GMT



How Springfield Fire Department plans to tackle high overtime costs - newschannel20.com
How Springfield Fire Department plans to tackle high overtime costs  newschannel20.com
Posted on Mon, 01 Feb 2021 08:00:00 GMT



Obituary: Mother's COVID-19 death could have been prevented if more people were vaccinated - WVTM13
Obituary: Mother's COVID-19 death could have been prevented if more people were vaccinated  WVTM13
Posted on Fri, 17 Sep 2021 02:08:00 GMT



Fighting fires and bedbugs; the tiny nemesis for the Springfield Fire Department - newschannel20.com
Fighting fires and bedbugs; the tiny nemesis for the Springfield Fire Department  newschannel20.com
Posted on Wed, 30 Jun 2021 07:00:00 GMT



IL Fire Chief's Retirement Decision Surprises Mayor - Firehouse.com
IL Fire Chief's Retirement Decision Surprises Mayor  Firehouse.com
Posted on Wed, 18 Nov 2020 08:00:00 GMT



Some Illinois unemployment offices reopen by appointment only - Illinois Policy
Some Illinois unemployment offices reopen by appointment only  Illinois Policy
Posted on Thu, 16 Sep 2021 15:29:03 GMT



Brandon Blough confirmed as Springfield fire chief - The State Journal-Register
Brandon Blough confirmed as Springfield fire chief  The State Journal-Register
Posted on Wed, 16 Dec 2020 01:47:31 GMT



Six Fire Department members are promoted - The State Journal-Register
Six Fire Department members are promoted  The State Journal-Register
Posted on Mon, 25 Nov 2019 08:00:00 GMT



Springfield Fire Department could see record call numbers in 2021 - newschannel20.com
Springfield Fire Department could see record call numbers in 2021  newschannel20.com
Posted on Fri, 05 Feb 2021 08:00:00 GMT



Springfield firefighters confirm death of retired responder | Top Stories | wandtv.com - WAND
Springfield firefighters confirm death of retired responder | Top Stories | wandtv.com  WAND
Posted on Wed, 09 Jun 2021 07:00:00 GMT



3 families displaced after Springfield house fire - newschannel20.com
3 families displaced after Springfield house fire  newschannel20.com
Posted on Wed, 26 May 2021 07:00:00 GMT



Menard County Farm Bureau president pronounced dead following apparent farm accident - The State Journal-Register
Menard County Farm Bureau president pronounced dead following apparent farm accident  The State Journal-Register
Posted on Sat, 21 Aug 2021 18:52:23 GMT



Fire chief: Ceiling fell on firefighter's head in Springfield fire response - WAND
Fire chief: Ceiling fell on firefighter's head in Springfield fire response  WAND
Posted on Mon, 10 May 2021 07:00:00 GMT



Crews knock down fire in Dollar General - wcia.com
Crews knock down fire in Dollar General  wcia.com
Posted on Sun, 25 Apr 2021 07:00:00 GMT



Deadline to apply for the Illinois Fire Department COVID Assistance Grant extended - WAND
Deadline to apply for the Illinois Fire Department COVID Assistance Grant extended  WAND
Posted on Thu, 12 Aug 2021 07:00:00 GMT



Springfield firefighters required to do weekly saliva COVID-19 testing - newschannel20.com
Springfield firefighters required to do weekly saliva COVID-19 testing  newschannel20.com
Posted on Tue, 26 Jan 2021 08:00:00 GMT



Springfield Fire wants to maintain low response times as plans for new stations continue - newschannel20.com
Springfield Fire wants to maintain low response times as plans for new stations continue  newschannel20.com
Posted on Wed, 04 Aug 2021 07:00:00 GMT



$1M available in Illinois Fire Department COVID-19 Relief Grants - WIFR
$1M available in Illinois Fire Department COVID-19 Relief Grants  WIFR
Posted on Fri, 25 Jun 2021 07:00:00 GMT



Community Gathers for Remembrance of 9-11 – WLDS - WLDS-WEAI News
Community Gathers for Remembrance of 9-11 – WLDS  WLDS-WEAI News
Posted on Mon, 13 Sep 2021 16:38:28 GMT



Coroner: Woman died in hospital after Sangamon Towers fire - WAND
Coroner: Woman died in hospital after Sangamon Towers fire  WAND
Posted on Thu, 14 Jan 2021 08:00:00 GMT



Grain Bin Entrapment Kills Menard County Farmer - WLDS-WEAI News
Grain Bin Entrapment Kills Menard County Farmer  WLDS-WEAI News
Posted on Sat, 21 Aug 2021 07:00:00 GMT



Alderman raises concerns over talk of fire department layoffs - newschannel20.com
Alderman raises concerns over talk of fire department layoffs  newschannel20.com
Posted on Tue, 02 Mar 2021 08:00:00 GMT



Garage full of firewood catches fire in Springfield - newschannel20.com
Garage full of firewood catches fire in Springfield  newschannel20.com
Posted on Wed, 19 May 2021 07:00:00 GMT



Springfield Fire Explorer program could take a hit this year - FOX Illinois
Springfield Fire Explorer program could take a hit this year  FOX Illinois
Posted on Fri, 05 Mar 2021 08:00:00 GMT



Springfield Post Office suffers from small damage after office fire - WAND
Springfield Post Office suffers from small damage after office fire  WAND
Posted on Tue, 20 Apr 2021 07:00:00 GMT



Springfield Fire investigates Monday night explosion | Top Stories | wandtv.com - WAND
Springfield Fire investigates Monday night explosion | Top Stories | wandtv.com  WAND
Posted on Tue, 13 Jul 2021 07:00:00 GMT



Fire breaks out at Springfield Post Office Annex - newschannel20.com
Fire breaks out at Springfield Post Office Annex  newschannel20.com
Posted on Tue, 20 Apr 2021 07:00:00 GMT



Springfield Fire Department receives funding for PPE - newschannel20.com
Springfield Fire Department receives funding for PPE  newschannel20.com
Posted on Wed, 25 Nov 2020 08:00:00 GMT



Fire department: Springfield could get more emergency traffic stoplights in 2021 - newschannel20.com
Fire department: Springfield could get more emergency traffic stoplights in 2021  newschannel20.com
Posted on Mon, 01 Feb 2021 08:00:00 GMT



HSHS St. John's Hospital patient hurt when fire breaks out in patient room - WAND
HSHS St. John's Hospital patient hurt when fire breaks out in patient room  WAND
Posted on Fri, 25 Dec 2020 08:00:00 GMT



Fourth of July: Springfield Fire Department shares grilling safety tips - FOX Illinois
Fourth of July: Springfield Fire Department shares grilling safety tips  FOX Illinois
Posted on Fri, 02 Jul 2021 07:00:00 GMT



'Bomb squad' called in to investigate explosion at Lawrence and Witherspoon in Springfield - The State Journal-Register
'Bomb squad' called in to investigate explosion at Lawrence and Witherspoon in Springfield  The State Journal-Register
Posted on Mon, 12 Jul 2021 07:00:00 GMT



Illinois Fire Chief Seriously Injured in Apartment Fire Bailout - FirefighterNation - Firefighter Nation
Illinois Fire Chief Seriously Injured in Apartment Fire Bailout - FirefighterNation  Firefighter Nation
Posted on Tue, 18 May 2021 07:00:00 GMT



Crews respond to fire at Wal-Mart - wcia.com
Crews respond to fire at Wal-Mart  wcia.com
Posted on Sun, 14 Feb 2021 08:00:00 GMT



Meet the Springfield Fire Departments first female division chief - The State Journal-Register
Meet the Springfield Fire Departments first female division chief  The State Journal-Register
Posted on Thu, 19 Apr 2018 07:00:00 GMT



Springfield Fire Department to start fire hydrant testing on Monday - wcia.com
Springfield Fire Department to start fire hydrant testing on Monday  wcia.com
Posted on Fri, 07 May 2021 07:00:00 GMT



OSFM Reminds Illinois Fire Departments of COVID Relief Grant Funding Opportunity - myradiolink.com
OSFM Reminds Illinois Fire Departments of COVID Relief Grant Funding Opportunity  myradiolink.com
Posted on Tue, 03 Aug 2021 07:00:00 GMT



2 injured in I-55 multi-vehicle crash - FOX Illinois
2 injured in I-55 multi-vehicle crash  FOX Illinois
Posted on Mon, 12 Jul 2021 07:00:00 GMT



Massive chemical fire at Chemtool in Rockton could burn for days - Rockford Register Star
Massive chemical fire at Chemtool in Rockton could burn for days  Rockford Register Star
Posted on Mon, 14 Jun 2021 07:00:00 GMT



Area Fire Agencies Receive First Responders Equipment Grant Funding From OSFM - RiverBender.com
Area Fire Agencies Receive First Responders Equipment Grant Funding From OSFM  RiverBender.com
Posted on Sat, 19 Jun 2021 07:00:00 GMT



Six-hour fire destroys buildings in downtown Pawnee causing $750,000 in damages - The State Journal-Register
Six-hour fire destroys buildings in downtown Pawnee causing $750,000 in damages  The State Journal-Register
Posted on Tue, 06 Apr 2021 07:00:00 GMT



Springfield set to allocate $75,000 for lobbying during Illinois legislative sessions - The State Journal-Register
Springfield set to allocate $75,000 for lobbying during Illinois legislative sessions  The State Journal-Register
Posted on Wed, 14 Jul 2021 15:12:05 GMT



Federal stimulus may help Springfield Fire Department avoid layoffs - newschannel20.com
Federal stimulus may help Springfield Fire Department avoid layoffs  newschannel20.com
Posted on Fri, 12 Mar 2021 08:00:00 GMT



Crews respond to early morning fire - wcia.com
Crews respond to early morning fire  wcia.com
Posted on Wed, 17 Feb 2021 08:00:00 GMT



Mayor selects Allen Reyne as new Springfield fire chief - The State Journal-Register
Mayor selects Allen Reyne as new Springfield fire chief  The State Journal-Register
Posted on Thu, 29 Mar 2018 07:00:00 GMT



Woman hit by car in Springfield suffers life-threatening injuries - WAND
Woman hit by car in Springfield suffers life-threatening injuries  WAND
Posted on Wed, 09 Jun 2021 07:00:00 GMT



Springfield set to buy 30 police vehicles, new fire truck pending council approval - The State Journal-Register
Springfield set to buy 30 police vehicles, new fire truck pending council approval  The State Journal-Register
Posted on Fri, 16 Jul 2021 17:18:43 GMT



Changes could be coming to the Springfield Fire Department - FOX Illinois
Changes could be coming to the Springfield Fire Department  FOX Illinois
Posted on Thu, 15 Feb 2018 08:00:00 GMT



Springfield fire chief to retire at the end of the month - The State Journal-Register
Springfield fire chief to retire at the end of the month  The State Journal-Register
Posted on Tue, 06 Mar 2018 08:00:00 GMT



Springfield firefighters battle early morning blaze, subzero temperatures - The State Journal-Register
Springfield firefighters battle early morning blaze, subzero temperatures  The State Journal-Register
Posted on Wed, 17 Feb 2021 18:54:42 GMT



New fire station, trucks approved by Decatur leaders - WAND
New fire station, trucks approved by Decatur leaders  WAND
Posted on Tue, 17 Aug 2021 07:00:00 GMT



Pritzker Administration Awards $3.3 Million to First Responders Across Illinois - myradiolink.com
Pritzker Administration Awards $3.3 Million to First Responders Across Illinois  myradiolink.com
Posted on Thu, 17 Jun 2021 07:00:00 GMT



Illinois Department of Labor Provides New Safety Resources for Fire Service Employees - myradiolink.com
Illinois Department of Labor Provides New Safety Resources for Fire Service Employees  myradiolink.com
Posted on Fri, 15 Jan 2021 08:00:00 GMT



Illinois Fire Department COVID Assistance Grant Application Deadline Extended to Friday, August 20th - myradiolink.com
Illinois Fire Department COVID Assistance Grant Application Deadline Extended to Friday, August 20th  myradiolink.com
Posted on Fri, 13 Aug 2021 07:00:00 GMT



Belt announces small equipment grant funding for local fire departments - Illinois Senate Democratic
Belt announces small equipment grant funding for local fire departments  Illinois Senate Democratic
Posted on Thu, 24 Jun 2021 07:00:00 GMT



Springfield Fire Department releases second quartly report of 2021 - KOLR - OzarksFirst.com
Springfield Fire Department releases second quartly report of 2021  KOLR - OzarksFirst.com
Posted on Fri, 23 Jul 2021 07:00:00 GMT



Local fire protection districts cope with volunteer shortages - The State Journal-Register
Local fire protection districts cope with volunteer shortages  The State Journal-Register
Posted on Sun, 03 Feb 2019 08:00:00 GMT



Semitrailer overturns on Interstate 55 spilling oil; driver taken to HSHS St. John's - The State Journal-Register
Semitrailer overturns on Interstate 55 spilling oil; driver taken to HSHS St. John's  The State Journal-Register
Posted on Tue, 10 Aug 2021 12:23:06 GMT



Springfield firefighters free 8 ducklings from storm drain | State and Regional | pantagraph.com - Bloomington Pantagraph
Springfield firefighters free 8 ducklings from storm drain | State and Regional | pantagraph.com  Bloomington Pantagraph
Posted on Mon, 03 May 2021 07:00:00 GMT



 

 
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