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GALVA, IL – APRIL 14: Six fire SALEM, MA – APRIL 7: Firefighters rescued a
departments responded to an ex- woman from the top floor of a burning three-
plosion at a processing and packaging decker. Damage was estimated at $200,000
plant. Three workers were injured. and the building’s contents were destroyed.
KALAMAZOO, MI – APRIL 26: Fire- ALTON, NH – APRIL 12: Approximately 50
fighters saved nine people from serious structures were destroyed and four firefight-
injury, bu two others were in critical
but ers were injured in a 10-alarm wind-fanned
condition and four children died when blaze at a conference center. Between 10 and
WEST fire broke out in a wood-frame house. 15 propane tanks reportedly ignited during
SAN ONOFRY, CA – APRIL 12: A sailor on
his way back to the naval station alerted the SOUTH MIDDLETOWN, CT – APRIL 19: Two school
driver of a passing car, a disabled Army vet- safety officers and a firefighter suffered inju-
eran, to a fire in his car. ries after a fire broke out in a campus science
FAIRFAX, VA – APRIL 17: Damage was estimat-
building at Wesleyan University.
PHOENIX, AZ – APRIL 16: A fire that broke ed at $100,000 after three juveniles started a
out in a furniture store claimed the lives blaze on a wooden deck that spread to the
PORTSMOUTH, RI – APRIL 23: At least eight
of two puppies. It reportedly started in the two-story single-family home.
firefighters from multiple departments who
back warehouse and spread to the show- battled a four-alarm blaze at a shipyard were
room. Crews were able to save five dogs. CONWAY, SC – APRIL 23: A four-mile-wide
hospitalized for possible exposure to hydro-
wildfire threatened homes as it burned
LAS VEGAS, NV – APRIL 17: Damage was es- thousands of acres and destroyed dozens of
timated at $50,000 to a vacant home after a homes.
MERIDEN, CT – APRIL 24: Smoke alarms
fire in the wood-frame/stucco house where alerted three family members to a two-alarm
homeless people were staying. FAISON, NC – APRIL 26: Firefighters battled a fire in their home, sparked when an electric
massive fire that destroyed a 40,000-square-
heater ignited nearby papers.
foot sweet potato storage facility. Crews
pumped at least 500,000 gallons of water into ENDWELL, NY – APRIL 30: An electrical short
SOUTHWEST the area to