Arsonist strikes again Grand Turk dump site machinery targeted

first_img Recommended for you Possible arson, gun allegation, abandoned car; facts in Smith missing persons case Related Items:#grandturkfire #landfillfire, arson Facebook Twitter Google+LinkedInPinterestWhatsAppGrand Turk, Turks and Caicos – February 11, 2018 – Some believe Grand Turk has an arsonist on its hands after a string of fires which continue to set the Capital of the country back as it tries to recuperate from the devastation left in the aftermath of hurricanes Irma and Maria.Yet another fire is reported now, happened on Sunday according to Turks and Caicos Environmental Management, the company which manages the site.“On Sunday, February 11th, an act of arson was committed at the Grand Turk Landfill. This is the second such incident at the site in the last 90 days. The landfill operator’s machinery was directly targeted in this malicious act.”In other reports to Magnetic Media we have learned of recent fires set to jet skis on the beach, a grocery store start up and the fire at the air traffic control tower in Grand Turk; all believed to be malicious and intentional.TCEM in a media statement said, “An investigation is underway as to the potential perpetrators of this crime. Security personnel of the landfill operator – TCEM — identified the issue quickly and coordinated with the fire department for a rapid response, and the fire has been extinguished. It will continue to be monitored and mitigated as necessary in the coming days to ensure there are no additional flare-ups.” Arson suspected in HJ Robinson High fire in Grand Turk; top floor ravaged by flames Facebook Twitter Google+LinkedInPinterestWhatsApp Police Commissioner Issues Press Releaselast_img read more

Rancho Santa Fe Fireman shows the heart beneath the heat

first_imgRancho Santa Fe Fireman shows the heart beneath the heat Posted: July 10, 2018 Categories: Local San Diego News FacebookTwitter KUSI Newsroom, center_img KUSI Newsroom RANCHO SANTA FE (KUSI) – We are all familiar with the incredible heroics performed by our local fireman and the amazing rescue efforts they demonstrate during San Diego fire season.  But this morning, a firetruck and three firemen from Rancho Santa Fe Fire Station 3 – Fairbanks – pulled up in front of Helen Woodward Animal Center with a rescue of a different kind.   The emergency?  A tiny dog cuddled in the arms of Fire Engineer Brian Ciuchta.Ciuchta, who resides in Lakeside, had found the small dog yesterday during his evening run in Sycamore Canyon.“She was miles away from any home and she wasn’t wearing a tag,” stated Ciuchta.  “I knew if I didn’t take her with me, she was definitely going to be food for a coyote.”Ciuchta immediately placed a “FOUND” ad on Craigslist and, this morning, he brought her to work.  His fire station is located directly across the street from Helen Woodward Animal Center and Ciuchta hoped Center staff would help locate a microchip so that the dog’s owner could be found.  Unfortunately the tiny pup had never been microchipped leaving her former family a mystery.Helen Woodward Animal Center pets come with a microchip ensuring adoptive families can more easily be united with lost pets.  The Center encourages all pet owners to microchip their own pets – a service which is available at the Center’s Companion Animal Hospital located at 6523 Helen Woodward Way, Ste 200, Rancho Santa Fe, CA 92067. As for the lost dog cuddled in Ciuchta’s arms, the local fireman said that he hoped a news story might help him track down its owner.  “She’s such a sweet pup.  I’m sure someone must be missing her.”If you recognize this dog or are its owner, please contact the Rancho Santa Fe Fire Station 3 – Fairbanks – at (858) 756-4730.Asked if he might keep the dog if its owner couldn’t be found, Ciuchta stated, “my wife has already named her ‘Nala’ but it’s important to me that I try to find her family if I can.”Proving a fireman’s demonstrations of selflessness and heroism are not just acts of bravery, they are also acts of heart.***About Helen Woodward Animal CenterHelen Woodward Animal Center is a private, non-profit organization where “people help animals and animals help people.” Founded in 1972 in Rancho Santa Fe, Calif., the Center provides services for more than 57,000 people and thousands of animals annually through adoptions, educational and therapeutic programs both onsite and throughout the community. Helen Woodward Animal Center is also the creator of the International Home 4 the Holidays pet adoption drive, the International Remember Me Thursday® campaign and The Business of Saving Lives Workshops, teaching the business of saving lives to animal welfare leaders from around the world.  For more information, go to: July 10, 2018last_img read more

Shazam actress Faithe Herman visits Good Morning San Diego

first_img KUSI Newsroom Categories: Entertainment, Good Morning San Diego, Local San Diego News FacebookTwitter Posted: April 18, 2019 Shazam! actress Faithe Herman visits Good Morning San Diego KUSI Newsroom, 00:00 00:00 spaceplay / pause qunload | stop ffullscreenshift + ←→slower / faster ↑↓volume mmute ←→seek  . seek to previous 12… 6 seek to 10%, 20% … 60% XColor SettingsAaAaAaAaTextBackgroundOpacity SettingsTextOpaqueSemi-TransparentBackgroundSemi-TransparentOpaqueTransparentFont SettingsSize||TypeSerif MonospaceSerifSans Serif MonospaceSans SerifCasualCursiveSmallCapsResetSave SettingsSAN DIEGO (KUSI) – San Diego resident and actress Faithe Herman is staring in the Warner Brothers/DC Comics movie Shazam!Herman plays the character Darla Dudley who is one of Billy Baston’s group home pals. Faithe also stars as Annie Pearson in the critically acclaimed NBC series This Is Us.Faithe said she is a proud resident of San Diego and discussed her current projects and favorite parts of growing up in the area. April 18, 2019last_img read more