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6 Alarm Fire Leads to Suit in Arizona

A six-alarm warehouse fire in June of 2012 has resulted in a lawsuit against the cities of Gilbert and Mesa over problems with water supply. The fire destroyed the Farnsworth Wholesale Company’s warehouse, causing over $8 million in damages. When ...

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Iowa Water Company Sued for Fire Damage

The Iowa American Water Company is being sued by two couples who lost their homes to a September 2, 2007 fire. According to the suit, “the Bettendorf Fire Department was unable to open the cap on the nearest fire hydrant", ...

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