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Police Say Arson To Blame For Southern Mass. Fires

Officials are asking the public for help in their investigation into two early morning fires Monday.

11/26/2012

Batteries and junk drawer items caused a fire in Amherst, NH.

NH Fire Marshal Warns About ‘Junk Drawer’ Items After Amherst Blaze

A fire at an Amherst, New Hampshire home is being blamed on a battery, paper clips, post-it notes, and other items stashed in a junk drawer.

08/08/2012

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NH Fire Marshal Warns Of Lightning Hazard In Gas Lines

New Hampshire’s fire marshal is warning homeowners to make certain that natural and propane gas lines coming into their homes are properly grounded.

07/30/2012

File photo of the Middleton chemical plant explosion that injured four people in March, 2011.

Mass. State Rep. Proposes New Rules To Prevent Chemical Plant Explosions

A state representative from Danvers is proposing legislation he says will prevent boiler explosions like the one that leveled a Danvers neighborhood five years ago.

06/04/2011

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Thousands Sign Up For Mass. Nightclub Crowd Manager Law

Massachusetts State Fire Marshal Stephen Coan says that more than 4,000 people have completed online training to become certified crowd managers in nightclubs. The law was put into place as a response to the RI nightclub fire.

06/04/2011

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