Marcelino concerned about Valencias poor scoring form

first_imgValencia’s boss Marcelino has expressed his concerns over his team’s inability to find the net after their eighth draw of the season against Leganes.Marcelino urged his strikers to step up and be more clinical after Jose Luis Gaya’s late goal rescued a point on Saturday.“It’s not that we’re not making chances. What we need is to do is finish off more of them,” the Coach revealed this to Football Espana after the game.“We’re not able to convert our chances and make the goalkeeper intervene. We’re worried in the sense that we’re not able to score goals at the moment.“We have to try harder, win more duels and overcome defences better. The team dominate, but we must improve a lot in an attacking sense.Fati and Suarez shine against Valencia at Camp Nou Tomás Pavel Ibarra Meda – September 15, 2019 With a mesmerizing first half from Ansu Fati and a brace from Luis Suarez in the second half, Barcelona demolished Valencia at Camp Nou.Valencia…“Our forwards must find the point of initiative and decision; the spark they need. Our four strikers have only scored three goals and assisted virtually zero.“These are numbers that have to improve. We were absolutely dominant, but they defended very well.“From a throw-in, we gave away a very avoidable penalty and everything turned against us. We then pulled one back and had two more chances to win the game.“Seven draws aren’t normal. That takes us away from the important positions in the table.”last_img read more

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Howe insists Wilson will soon get national team callup

first_imgBournemouth manager Eddie Howe insists it’s only a matter of time before Callum Wilson gets a call-up to the England national team as a result of his recent performances.Wilson is currently England’s most prolific striker in the Premier league level on goals with England national team captain Harry Kane, with both players on five goals each.The former Kettering Town product had an unlucky start to life in the league, first rupturing his ACL after scoring just five goals into his debut Premier League season.But he returned back to training ahead of schedule, however, the shocks, springs and suspension of his body had yet to truly recover.His movements veered subtly to the left to accommodate his wounded knee, his once impressive acceleration was noticeably slower, as he struggled for pace.Brad Smith is loving his time at MLS Manuel R. Medina – August 27, 2019 Smith has been loaned from AFC Bournemouth to Seattle Sounders for a whole season, and the Australian footballer is enjoying his time there.Wilson was dropped, as Bournemouth signed strikers, Benik Afobe and Lewis Grabban, and if the former England U-21 international hadn’t signed to the club on a four-year contract his career with the South coast club may well have come to a premature end.The 26-year-old suffered the same ACL injury to his other knee as he worked his way back into the team, but all those memories seem a far cry away, as he has more goals to his name than Romelu Lukaku, Mo Salah and Alexander Lacazette in the league this season.“He’s certainly going to be in Gareth’s mind, I’ve got no doubt about that,” Howe said, according to The Independent.“Callum has just got to keep doing what he’s doing and if he continues to score and do well then I think it will only be a matter of time so the responsibility really is with Callum just to take care of his form for us.”last_img read more

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Michael Keane It was a very good point

first_imgMichael Keane believes Everton can build on the point recorded at Stamford Bridge for the remainder of the campaign.Keane produced an excellent display, as the Toffees became the first team in 2018/19 to shut out Chelsea at Stamford Bridge.Marco Silva’s side has conceded only four goals in their past six games, a period in which they have lost just once and recorded two clean sheets.Everton heads into the international break in ninth spot but only one point adrift of the Premier League’s top six.Tammy Abraham, ChelseaChelsea hat-trick hero Tammy Abraham hopes for more Andrew Smyth – September 14, 2019 Tammy Abraham hopes this season will be his big breakthrough at Chelsea after firing his first hat-trick for the club in Saturday’s 5-2 win at Wolves.“It was a very good point, we know what a strong start Chelsea have had and to come away from home and keep a clean sheet was the most pleasing thing from the afternoon,” Keane told the club’s website.“To come to Stamford Bridge and grind it out like that is something we can build on.“It was a physical game and we stayed very organised. It was about keeping our shape, knowing when to press and sit off because they have a lot of runners from midfield.“We battled really well, won a lot of our challenges and 50/50s and stayed on top of the game. And I thought we were fully worthy of a point.”last_img read more

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Fabian Ruiz aiming to emulate Xavi

first_imgNapoli midfielder Fabian Ruiz ‘dreams of emulating Barcelona icon Xavi Hernandez.Fabian has adapted well since arriving from Real Betis in a €30m deal last summer and he went further to discuss about life in Naples in a quote cited via Football Italia.“Playing here is magnificent,” he began.“Albiol and Callejon helped me a lot. They were the first ones I spoke to. They were my translators and they’re my friends, even before they became my colleagues, but now I’m learning Italian. Napoli is a big family.“Ancelotti? Working with the Coach is fantastic and I knew him before I met him. He’s a great Coach and he’s won a lot.“The Scudetto will be difficult, but we’ll go all the way for it and we want to win the Europa League.Top 5 Serie A players to watch for next weekend’s activity Tomás Pavel Ibarra Meda – September 11, 2019 With the international activity cooling down for the next month, we go back to the Top 5 players to watch in Serie A next…“The Coach is convinced we’ll win something soon because Napoli have a strong group. We’re working calmly because we know trophies will follow.“I feel best in the middle of the park, but I also enjoy playing on the left. I fell in love with fotball thanks to Xavi.“He was a pillar for Barcelona and Spain for so many years and I dream of following in his footsteps.“My day usually consists of raining, eating lunch with the team and then relaxing at home.“In the evening I go out with Mertens, who shows me Naples. He’s a great player and person.“I still speak only a but if Neapolitan, but there is the word ‘fra’ [brother in Neapolitan], which amuses me a lot. ‘Fra’ to me is Mertens, but I never eat pizza. I don’t like it.”last_img read more

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Cal Fire firefighter from San Diego killed while fighting Thomas Fire leaves

first_imgOur deepest condolences go out to the loved ones of CAL FIRE Fire Engineer Cory Iverson of the @CALFIRESANDIEGO Unit. Please keep his family and fellow firefighters in your thoughts, as we all grieve this devastating loss. pic.twitter.com/0PmVXTlP8f— CAL FIRE (@CAL_FIRE) December 15, 2017″Cory and Ashley are expecting a second daughter this spring,” Pimlott said. “Our thoughts and prayers are with Cory’s family and all of his friends and co-workers throughout the department and the fire service.”Cal Fire has assigned an accident-review team to determine the circumstances and cause of the fatality, according to Pimlott, who added that “until this review is complete, there is nothing more I can share.””What I can say is a heartfelt and deep thank you for the outpouring of support for Cory’s family and the Cal Fire family,” the chief said.Despite the traumatic loss, firefighting personnel “must keep our focus on the fire,” Pimlott said.”The firefight in front of us continues to go on,” he said. “The communities we are protecting are depending on us, and we will not fail.”In a prepared statement, Gov. Jerry Brown expressed sorrow over Iverson’s death.”His bravery and years of committed service to the people of California will never be forgotten,” the governor stated.In Iverson’s honor, Capitol flags will be flown at half-staff.A GoFundMe page was created for Ashley Iverson and their two daughters. As of late Thursday afternoon, the Thomas Fire, the fourth-largest blaze in California history, was roughly 30 percent contained, according to Cal Fire. , Cal Fire firefighter from San Diego killed while fighting Thomas Fire leaves behind pregnant wife, 2-year-old daughter Updated: 9:23 AM 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) — A 32-year-old Cal Fire engineer from northern San Diego County was killed Thursday while fighting the massive Thomas Fire in Ventura County.Cory Iverson of Escondido died near Fillmore while helping battle the 10-day-old inferno, which has spread over about 242,500 acres and destroyed nearly 1,000 structures.Iverson, who leaves behind a pregnant wife and toddler daughter, had been with the state agency since 2009, according to Cal Fire Chief Ken Pimlott.Officials did not immediately disclose how Iverson died.”More details will be made available as they are confirmed,” Pimlott said. “In the meantime, please join me in keeping our fallen firefighter and his loved ones in your prayers (and) all the responders on the front lines in your thoughts as they continue to work under extremely challenging conditions.”Iverson, who was assigned to the Thomas Fire as part of a fire-engine strike team from Cal Fire’s San Diego unit, is survived by his wife, Ashley; 2-year-old daughter, Evie; mother, Denise Butler; stepfather, Scott Butler; and father, Craig Iverson.center_img Posted: December 14, 2017 December 14, 2017 Categories: Local San Diego News FacebookTwitterlast_img read more

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Helen Woodward puppy run and Family Mile Fun Run in Del Mar

first_img Updated: 8:37 PM Posted: November 22, 2018 KUSI Newsroom November 22, 2018 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)-Runners took part in the Del Mar “Family Mile Fun Run” at Del Mar race track today. Several Del Mar jockeys took part in the event as well.Following the fun run, Helen Woodward conducted a one-of-a-kind puppy race. The animal center has been taking care of the nine puppies since they arrived last month. They will be available for adoption tomorrow.center_img KUSI Newsroom, Helen Woodward puppy run and “Family Mile Fun Run” in Del Mar Categories: Local San Diego News FacebookTwitterlast_img read more

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Another bluff collapse by the train tracks in Del Mar

first_img Categories: Local San Diego News FacebookTwitter December 13, 2018 Another bluff collapse by the train tracks in Del Mar KUSI Newsroom, Posted: December 13, 2018center_img Updated: 12:13 PM 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 SettingsDEL MAR (KUSI)- Another dangerous cliff collapse in Del Mar has created a new sense of urgency in the area. Officials are now looking for some long term solutions for a potentially catastrophic situation.KUSI’s Dan Plante is there to tell us more. KUSI Newsroom last_img read more

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WoW The Undertow of the Torrey Pines Golf Course

first_img January 24, 2019 KUSI Newsroom, Posted: January 24, 2019 WoW: The Undertow of the Torrey Pines Golf Course 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 SettingsLA JOLLA (KUSI)- Three holes at the Torrey Pines Golf Course are some of the most difficult on the PGA tour. They’re labeled the Undertow.KUSI’s Dave Scott focuses on the Undertow in this World of Wonder segment. Categories: Dave’s World Of Wonder, Local San Diego News FacebookTwitterlast_img read more

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Biodiesel Tax Credit CoSponsors Still Needed

first_imgThe American Soybean Association (ASA) needs growers at the state level to contact their members of the U.S. House of Representatives and urge them to co-sponsor the House and Senate biodiesel tax credit bills. Recently, Rep. Kristi Noem (R-SD) introduced H.R. 2383 and Sen. Chuck Grassley (R-IA) introduced S. 944, to extend the biodiesel tax credit and restructure it from a blender’s to a producer’s credit. The House bill currently has six co-sponsors and the Senate bill has 15 co-sponsors. The names of the current co-sponsors can be seen here and here.To date, 46 letters were sent, and there is still time to take action through the Soy Action Center on this important issue.The bill would provide a three-year extension (2017-19) of the biodiesel tax credit and shift it from a blender’s to a production credit to further promote domestic biodiesel production.In previous years, more than 35 House members have co-sponsored biodiesel tax credit legislation and/or signed letters of support. Numbers need to match or exceed that for co-sponsors this year.last_img read more

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Censky Testifies at Senate Ag Confirmation Hearing

first_imgASA CEO Steve Censky speaks during his confirmation hearing before the Senate Ag Committee.American Soybean Association (ASA) CEO Steve Censky testified before the Senate Agriculture Committee in Washington Tuesday as part of the confirmation process for his nomination to serve as Deputy Secretary at the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA). Nominated by President Donald Trump, Censky fielded questions from the committee on his priorities if confirmed, and the manner in which he would approach representing farmers across the country. Censky, who testified alongside Indiana Agriculture Director and Under Secretary for Trade and Foreign Agricultural Affairs nominee Ted McKinney, spoke to the need for focus from USDA on critical issues, like the expansion of trade agreements to benefit U.S. agricultural exports, the importance of crop insurance to farmers, and the impacts of climate change on farming operations. Censky and McKinney’s nominations now await a vote in committee, and if passed will go before the full Senate in the coming weeks.last_img read more

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Firefighters douse garage fire north of Padden

first_imgFirefighters from Vancouver and Hockinson rushed to a garage fire at 15414 N.E. 87th St. at 8:50 p.m. Wednesday night.The home is just north of Padden Parkway and a few blocks west of Ward Road.Arriving in 5 minutes, the first crewmembers saw heavy smoke issuing from the one-story home’s garage, said Capt. Kevin Murray with the Vancouver Fire Department.Using a chainsaw, they cut a hole in the garage door and doused the blaze.No one was reported injured and flames didn’t spread into the home, Murray said. The damage was estimated at about $5,000.Members of Fire District 3 also sent an engine and crew to the fire.John Branton: 360-735-4513 or john.branton@columbian.com.last_img read more

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Spokane prosecutor lines up for gun permit

first_imgSPOKANE — The Spokane County prosecutor says he thinks it’s time he starts carrying a gun so he joined the line of people applying for concealed weapons permits at the Public Safety Building in Spokane.Before he was prosecutor, Steve Tucker was a Washington state trooper, so it’s not a first for him.KXLY-TV talked to Tucker on Tuesday. He waited to be fingerprinted so clerks could confirm his identity and said he planned to “do everything by the rules.”Noting that two prosecutors in Texas were recently gunned down, Tucker said, in his words, “I don’t think we’re safe anywhere anymore and it’s just time to be ready for things if I can be.”He confirms he’s received some threats in the past, including some he’s taken seriously.last_img read more

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Duterte shuts down Philippines lottery operations

first_img Evan Winkler appointed President as Melco Resorts implements latest management overhaul RelatedPosts China gives Philippines iGaming reprieve but POGOs not safe yet Philippines rejects China’s call to ban online gambling Load More “The ground is massive corruption,” Duterte said in a video message posted on Facebook.“I will not honor any order from any court stopping us or enjoining us to stop our desire to go into a massive investigation for the massive corruption that is existing in the PCSO.“It’s all cheating and the contracts were like crafted in favor of corruption and to favor other corporations and people. I will not allow it.”Duterte didn’t provide any further detail on the alleged corruption, but spokesman Salvador Panelo told media over the weekend that around 60% of PCSO’s revenues have been lost due to corruption.“All players, all participants of the gaming corporations are involved, including even the court who issues injunctions in favor of these operations,” Panelo told CNN Philippines. “The President will reveal the modus operandi of those people involved in due time.”The PCSO has seen its revenues rise significantly over the past two years, including a 34% increase to Php52.98 billion in 2017 and another 20% to Php63.56 billion in 2018. Under Philippines law, 30% of PCSO revenues must go to various health care and charity organizations each year, however there have been various accusations in recent times that funds have not always been used for their designated purpose. Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte has shut down the government-owned Philippine Charity Sweepstakes Office (PCSO) and all lotteries it operates due to alleged widespread corruption within its ranks.Duterte ordered the police and military to shut down the PCSO as well as its many outlets nation-wide on Friday, adding that he would not abide by any potential court orders to resume operations.last_img read more

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Investigators targeting Sihanoukville as new capital for laundering Southeast Asian drug money

first_img Load More The litany of new casinos popping up in Sihanoukville are in the crosshairs of anti-narcotic investigators amid allegations they are being used to launder millions of dollars linked to Southeast Asia’s booming methamphetamine trade.Nikkei Asian Review is reporting that criminal networks have been taking advantage of Cambodia’s “porous” borders and use of US dollars to transport large sums of cash which is then cleaned using operations such as Sihanoukville’s expanding casino presence. 70% of Macau gaming market driven by 400,000 premium players: brokerage Sihanoukville authorities threaten legal action against 10 building owners over demolition orders RelatedPosts Constance Hsu appointed Group COO of Sihanoukville’s Jin Bei Group “The casinos in Sihanoukville are now worth looking into, as you have currency exchanges in all of them, and there are currency wire services just next to the gambling tables,” Nikkei quoted one international investigator as saying. “All the punters are Chinese and they gamble with thick stacks of 100 dollar bills.”According to another source described as a Western diplomat, “Suitcases full of cash are brought across the Thai-Cambodian and Vietnam-Cambodian borders regularly, and exchanging them for dollars does not raise eyebrows. The unregulated casinos are ideal venues to launder this cash.”Nikkei notes that international AML watchdog, The Financial Action Task Force, placed Cambodia on its gray list earlier this year due to concerns over the incredible explosion in new casino developments across the country, and particularly in Sihanoukville.The United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC) has estimated that almost 150 of the 234 casinos across Southeast Asia are based in Cambodia, while IAG reported earlier this year that 13 new casino licenses had been issued by Cambodia’s Ministry of Finance in the first four months of 2019 alone, lifting the number of licenses nation-wide to a new high of 163. More than half of those, 91, are located in Sihanoukville.“Methamphetamine trafficking is the most lucrative business for transnational organized crime groups in the region,” the UNODC said recently. “The illicit proceeds are laundered through various channels, in particular the growing network of casinos in the region.”last_img read more

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Film studio Aardman transfers to employee ownership

first_imgBristol-based film studio Aardman, best-known for animations Wallace and Gromit and Shaun the Sheep, has transferred into employee ownership.Founders David Sproxton and Peter Lord have transferred the majority of Aardman’s shares into an employee ownership trust, which will hold the shares on behalf of the employer’s 140-strong workforce. The aim is to ensure that Aardman remains independent and to secure the creative legacy and culture of the organisation that has been built over the last 40 years.Law firm TLT advised on the transfer.Ben Watson, partner at TLT and leader of its employee ownership team, commented: “[We] are delighted to have been able to support [Aardman] in the move to employee ownership. The employee ownership model not only helps to ensure independence for the business, it also shares the rewards with the people who contribute to its success.“With Aardman’s co-founders looking to the future, giving control of the business to its highly creative and long-standing workforce was clearly a very suitable and positive way to move forwards.”The employee ownership trust, effective from 5 November 2018, is being run by a trustee board, made up of independent appointments and representatives selected by the workforce and the organisation’s board. David Pester, TLT’s managing partner, has been appointed as chairman of the trustee board.Aardman’s senior management team will remain in their existing roles and will form the organisation’s executive board. Sproxton will continue as managing director and Lord will stay on as creative director.Sproxton said: “The journey to employee ownership at Aardman started several years ago, prompted by a talk that described a different way of ‘exiting a business’, an alternative to the normal trade sale or [management buyout].“Our own lawyers, TLT, were also taking a real interest in the subject and this gave me confidence that employee ownership could be a viable option for Aardman. The transition itself, with a multitude of documents to explain and sign, went smoothly.”last_img read more

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Dog gets head stuck under parked car

first_imgNORTHWEST MIAMI-DADE, FLA. (WSVN) – Miami-Dade Fire Rescue responded to a call, Wednesday, to help a dog that got its head stuck in the undercarriage of a car.The dog, called Tobacco, was chasing a mouse when it got its jaw trapped between two pieces of metal in the undercarriage of a parked car, according to its owner.Crews were eventually able to free Tobacco, unharmed but a bit exhausted.The incident happened along Northwest 105th Street and 22nd Avenue. #Dog chases mouse, gets trapped under truck; @MiamiDadeFire #firefighters #rescue dog: https://t.co/YofsMXjNvA pic.twitter.com/1540gRHxMB— Fire Engineering (@fireengineering) June 29, 2016Copyright 2019 Sunbeam Television Corp. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.last_img read more

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Tree branches wind gusts damage 5 cars in Deerfield Beach

first_imgDEERFIELD BEACH, FLA. (WSVN) – Two cars were totaled in Deerfield Beach after some tree branches came crashing down.The branches broke through both cars’ windshields and also damaged another three vehicles, Monday.A total of five cars were damaged along East 13th and Newport Center Drive.Officials said strong wind gusts are to blame.Copyright 2019 Sunbeam Television Corp. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.last_img

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Lane closures on Palmetto Expressway in Miami Lakes Hialeah

first_imgMIAMI LAKES, FLA. (WSVN) – Southbound lanes on the Palmetto Expressway in Miami Lakes, as well as northbound lanes in Hialeah will be shut down for construction.The southbound lane closures in Miami Lakes are expected to take place from 11 p.m. Tuesday to 5 a.m. Wednesday, between Northwest 154th Street and Gratigny Parkway.The northbound lane closures in Hialeah will take place at Northwest 122nd Street, starting at 11 p.m., Tuesday.Motorists are advised to follow detour signs in the area.Copyright 2019 Sunbeam Television Corp. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.last_img read more

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Baby rhino set to make public debut at Zoo Miami

first_imgMIAMI (WSVN) – A baby rhinoceros will make its public debut at Zoo Miami this weekend.Since being born in April, the greater Indian one-horned baby rhino has been in seclusion bonding with its mother and adapting to its surroundings.Now, the rhino is ready to be shown to the world.The mother and her baby will make their public debut Friday morning, when the zoo will host a gender reveal party.Copyright 2019 Sunbeam Television Corp. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.last_img read more

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5 displaced after Miami Gardens house fire

first_imgMIAMI GARDENS, FLA. (WSVN) – A fire forced a family of five out of their Miami Gardens home.Miami-Dade Fire Rescue units responded to the scene of the blaze at a house near Northwest 190th Terrace and 19th Avenue, at around 4 p.m., Friday.Photographs taken by crews captured smoke pouring out of the roof while firefighters surrounded the property.Officials said the fire ignited in a shed attached to the rear of the house and then spread to a small area of the home, causing significant smoke damage.Crews pulled a hose line and were able to put out the flames.Investigators believe the blaze may have started after the homeowner forgot to turn off a grill.All five people inside the house got out safely. The Red Cross will be providing temporary assistance to the family.Copyright 2019 Sunbeam Television Corp. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.last_img read more

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