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Police: Fire official had sex with helpless woman

GREENWOOD, S.C. - A Greenwood County fire official has been arrested and accused of having sex with a woman who was incapacitated by medication she had taken.The State Law Enforcement...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2011-02-08/police-fire-official-had-sex
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Fourth fire official resigns in scandal LAWRENCEVILLE - A fourth fire official has stepped down after it was found that 30 schools in the county had gone years without fire inspections. Capt. Bruce Douglas, a 19-year veteran of the Gwinnett...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2006/02/19/met_57636.shtml
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Probe doesn't suggest arson

One day after an early-morning fire gutted several units at a west Augusta apartment complex, a Richmond County fire official said a preliminary investigation suggests no foul play. "It looks to be an accidental fire," Lt. G.B. Hannan...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2005/08/30/met_5209.shtml
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Two firefighters rescued after becoming trapped

...rubble of the World Trade Center became trapped in an air pocket Thursday before they were rescued hours later, a fire official said. Earlier, a police official said five firefighters who had been trapped in an SUV since Tuesday had been rescued...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2001/09/13/nat_319632.shtml
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...downtown Augusta early Thursday caused smoke damage to a connecting finance company building and a television studio, a fire official said. Richmond County firefighters were called at 1:25 a.m. to a vacant building at 129 Ninth St., where flames...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2001/06/01/met_310340.shtml
Metro
Local fires spark suspicions

...vacant Augusta houses near 15th Street burned down Friday afternoon in a fire that may have been set on purpose, a fire official said. Two one-story buildings on Woodson Lane were destroyed in Friday's fire, which began about 3:30 p.m...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1998/07/04/met_232506.shtml
Metro
Castigates officials for `foolishness'

...have some real problems with what is known as, "common sense." Most reasonable people can tell you that to allow a fire official -- whose duties include plan review, inspections, and fire investigation -- to continue in such a sensitive position...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1997/09/06/edi_214250.shtml
Editorials
Bangladesh factory lost fire certification before fatal fire

...certification it needed to operate, a top fire official told The Associated Press.Its...authorities refused to renew it, a fire official told the AP, speaking on condition...it is not an easy task," the fire official said. "We need to follow a protracted...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2012-12-07/bangladesh-factory-lost-fi
Hostage-taker killed by police; firefighters hurt but alive

...cuts and bruises from explosions officers set off to distract the gunman before moving in, but they will be fine, a fire official said.Minutes before the police announcement on the resolution, a huge blast could be heard a quarter-mile away...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2013-04-10/hostage-taker-killed-police-
16 hurt in shuttle bus crash near Atlanta airport

...be significant damage to the engine block.All 16 people in the crash were taken to area hospitals. Originally, a fire official said it was 18. The driver of the bus suffered broken bones and had to be pulled from the wreckage by rescuers, Stanley...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2013-05-24/16-hurt-shuttle-bus-crash-nea