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Early morning fire erupts in NYA home

Fire crews were called to the 13000 block of Tacoma Ave shortly after 3am Friday morning.  Upon arrival on scene, fire was found engulfing the garage and spreading into the home.  Crews from Hamburg, Plato, Cologne, Mayer and New Germany also assisted in battling the blaze. The cause of the fire has not been reported.  Although...
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NFPA discourages the use of outdoor gas-fueled turkey fryers that immerse the turkey in hot oil.

These turkey fryers use a substantial quantity of cooking oil at high temperatures, and units currently available for home use pose a significant danger that hot oil will be released at some point during the cooking process. The use of turkey fryers by consumers can lead to devastating burns, other injuries and the destruction...
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The 2014 Toy Drive that the NYA, Cologne, and Hamburg Fire Departments put on for the Southwest Metro Food Shelf will begin on Nov. 11 and will end on Dec. 15. The drop sites are listed below and if there are any cash donations, contact the person listed in your community. NYA drop...
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