8:07 am
Wed August 21, 2013

Fire Union lawsuit dismissed

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — A judge has dismissed the Omaha firefighter union's lawsuit against the city that sought to prevent cuts to the fire department budget.

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4:52 pm
Mon June 3, 2013

Cause of fire in vacant Creighton University dorm under investigation

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — It's unclear what started a fire at a vacant Creighton University dorm that was quickly extinguished by firefighters.

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4:36 am
Mon January 28, 2013

Power restored to almost all customers in downtown Omaha following explosion, fire

Updated 5:15 pm: OPPD says power is back on for all but four customers in downtown Omaha following an explosion and fire.

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1:29 pm
Thu December 27, 2012

Man injured in Council Bluffs house fire dies

COUNCIL BLUFFS, Iowa (AP) — A 90-year-old man who was injured in a fire at his Council Bluffs home has died.

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8:35 am
Tue November 6, 2012

Body found in burning building in Omaha

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Firefighters have found the body of a man inside a blazing building on the north side of downtown Omaha.

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2:36 pm
Wed October 31, 2012

Tentative agreement reached with Omaha firefighters' union

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Omaha firefighters could soon have their first new contract since 2007 after negotiators reached a tentative deal.

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2:38 pm
Fri October 19, 2012

Second person dies from injuries received in Omaha house fire

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Authorities say a second man injured in a house fire in Omaha has died.

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10:45 am
Mon July 9, 2012

CIty Council negotiating team, Fire Management Team reach tentative agreement

Members of Omaha’s Fire Management Team will contribute more to the pension system and be on the city’s health care plan under a tentative agreement.

The Omaha City Council announced Friday that a tentative agreement was reached with the union representing the four-member Fire Management Team. It includes Chief Mike McDonnell and three Assistant Chiefs.

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3:34 pm
Tue May 8, 2012

Omaha, Bellevue, Papillion Fire Departments announce a mutual aid agreement

Omaha, Bellevue, and Papillion officials announced a mutual aid agreement during a news conference Tuesday.
photo by Katie Schubert/KIOS-FM

The Omaha, Bellevue, and Papillion Fire Departments have announced a mutual aid agreement.

The automatic mutual aid agreement begins at 10 AM Wednesday. It means the closest fire department will respond to an emergency, regardless of jurisdiction. For example, if a Bellevue resident with an emergency lives closer to a south Omaha fire station, that station would respond first.