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Gov. declares April 11-17 as 'Wildland Fire Prevention and Preparedness Week', whether it's from an unattended campfire or debris burn, a trailer chain dragging on the roadway, a faulty exhaust system on an ATV, or a discarded cigarette butt. Be cautious with any activity that could start a fire. Learn about safe...
Tourism expected to hold the line in 2014 announced it had reached an agreement with the EPA to add less expensive "sulfur scrubbers" to the ships' exhaust systems to comply with the regulation as opposed to burning fuel that Binkley has said would've added an expense of $150...
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Police and fire calls for Feb. 25, 2014

...Burn Drive. The residence was found to have high CO readings, possibly caused by high winds and placement of stove exhaust system. The residence was ventilated and its resident was advised.? At 5:16 p.m., CCFR was dispatched to assist...
Fire crews extinguish car engine fire

...extinguished by crews with water from a small water can.The fire was caused when some type of plastic made contact with the exhaust system, Etheridge said in a phone interview.The 1989 Toyota Corolla was on running in the driveway while its owner was shovelling...
Teaching kids to be green Automobiles consume large amounts of fossil fuels and also release harmful contaminants into the air via their exhaust systems. Walking or biking to school gives children the opportunity to enjoy fresh air and exercise while reducing their reliance...
State Briefs

...vehicles should make sure their spark arresters are working properly," he said. "Even the catalytic converter in the exhaust system of a car or truck can cause a fire if it's parked in heavy, dry vegetation." Those responsible for wildfires...
Alaska Digest

...arrestor are still prohibited on the Tongass National Forest under existing law. Catalytic converters in vehicle exhaust systems can also spark wildfires, and forest officials urged everyone visiting the forest to be extremely careful and follow...
Hunter education center slated for Montana Creek

...To ensure the public's health and safety, plans for the shooting range include an industrial fan and filtering exhaust system, Chaney said. If the filtering systems are maintained, hazardous materials such as lead released by the gunfire...
Alaska Digest

...shortly after they pulled anchor around 1:30 p.m. Morphis said he suspects it had something to do with the boat's exhaust system. Capt. Gerry Haughey was nearby with the Silver Fox 1 and rescued the five clients, Morphis and his deckhand before...
Keep your vehicle idling to a minimum

...dirty. Excessive idling also allows water to condense in the vehicle's exhaust, contributing to corrosion of the exhaust system. No matter what time of year, when starting your vehicle, you should idle for no more than 30 seconds. In fact...


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