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Times Union SARATOGA COUNTY, N.Y. — As road crews on Monday prepared for this winter's first storm, Saratoga County officials announced they have obtained a new tool for ...
Officials said 100 minutes was adequate time for responders to assess an accident and take action ...
The foam is stored in trailers along with equipment needed to apply the foam to a spill; the trailers will be deployed by early 2016 ...
As many as 75 homes were damaged, but no injuries were reported. ...
Thousands of firefighters have traveled on the industry's dime to a training facility where tank cars are set ablaze for practice ...
Under current policy, the agencies fighting wildfires divert money toward firefighting from other programs during particularly busy years ...
Budget cuts to emergency management programs make it difficult for a community to be adequately prepared for a disaster ...
Their objection to the new rules is about information-sharing requirements and the need for more firefighter training ...
The simulation of a civilian plane crash tested the response and coordination of government agencies and emergency response agencies ...
Heavy rain from the last round of storms has swollen creeks and rivers, dramatically increasing the likelihood of flash flooding as the next round of storms approaches. ...
The U.S. Geological Survey estimates that such a quake would trigger 1,600 fire, many that would burn out of control. ...
The mangled cars and homes have been cleaned up, but reminders of loss are everywhere ...
New rules would require oil trains to use stronger tank cars and make other safety improvements ...
Officials tallied up $2.7 million in start-up costs for the additional equipment, personnel and training needed for the state to prepare for a crude oil incident ...
Making the leap from the incident command system to a unified command at a major incident can be smooth if you understand how it works. ...
Educate the public about keeping pets safe during disasters ...
The information will allow rescuers to streamline disaster response by using precise location. ...
The train's engineer and two other railroad employees are set to go on trial next month ...
By Giles Hoback III American Military University The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) just released its 2014-2018 Strategic Plan, including updates to its mission ...
Governor can't say how toxic algae got into water or how long the 'do not drink' order will last. ...



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