Careless smoking causes two alarm blaze that heavily damages Northwest Omaha apartment building

A two alarm blaze tore through a Northwest Omaha apartment complex Thursday night. At about 7:15 p.m. Omaha Firefighters were dispatched to a report of an apartment complex fire at the Vanderbilt Apartments at 11102 Decatur Plaza. @MeanStreetsOMA pic.twitter.com/taDNVddPPS — Brandon Stenger (@brandon_stenger) February 17, 2017 Initial arriving first responders reported …

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Injury Accident at 72nd & Crown Point Leaves Infant in Critical Condition; Injures Six Others

An evening crash left an infant in critical condition and injured 5 others. Emergency personnel were called to 72nd and Crown Point around 9:07 PM Monday, February 13, 2017 for a collision between a Buick Lesabre and a Nebraska Humane Society Chevy Express van.  Shortly after their arrival OFD crews …

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Pedestrian critically injured after being struck by a vehicle at 19th & Douglas Street

A pedestrian was critically injured after being struck by a vehicle at 19th & Douglas Street this evening. Police and fire rescuers responded to 1900 Douglas Street to investigate an injury accident involving a pedestrian Monday at 5:59 p.m. Injury Accident: 19th and Douglas St.Pedestrians struck by a vehicle.OFD: E1, …

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City Public Works employee killed after being struck by a vehicle while repairing potholes

Update:  On Tuesday, January 31, 2017 Omaha Police Accident Investigators issued a citation to Alan Solarana for misdemeanor Motor Vehicle Homicide in this case. Update, January 27th, 2017: 48 y/o Salvatore Fidone III has died from injures sustained in this accident. His organs will be donated. A City of Omaha Public …

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Omaha Firefighters battle a structure fire on S 48th Street, feet from a fire station

Omaha Firefighters battled a structure fire at 914 S 48th Street this morning at a former auto parts/body shop. The fire was reported just after Midnight! today. Fire companies from nearby Station 34, just south of the address were on scene within minutes reporting a working fire and initiating a swift fire attack. …

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