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Solar panels on top of a roof of a home in Danbury, Conn. (credit: CBS 2)

Solar Panels Pose Challenges For Firefighters

Solar panels atop a food warehouse in southern New Jersey in September forced firefighters at certain points to retreat because of the threat of live electricity being generated by solar panels.

03/06/2014

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Tragic Stamford Fire Looms Over Spring Forward Weekend

The Christmas day fire that killed three children and two of their grandparents in Stamford looms over this year’s ‘spring forward’ reminder to change smoke detector batteries.

03/09/2012