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Spontaneous combustion cause of Crosslake fire

Firefighters were called to a structure fire just after 9 p.m.Crosslake Fire Chief Chip Lohmiller said firefighters were expecting a lot of fire so Ideal and Mission fire departments were called to provide mutual aid. However, Crosslake was able to extinguish the fire in about a minute with about 50 gallons of water and the other departments were canceled en route.Lohmiller said the fire started from spontaneous combustion of stained rags that were in a pile on furniture in the basement of...

Amphibious motor home looks like outrageous fun

Show ThumbnailsShow CaptionsLast SlideNext SlideThe Terra Wind amphibious motor home, made by Cool Amphibious Manufacturers International of Ridgeland, S.C., takes to the water(Photo: Cool Amphibious Manufacturers International)As outrageous motor homes go, it would be hard to beat the Terra Wind.That's because this luxury RV not only can barrel down the interstate at speeds up to 80 miles an hour, but it can also chug through a lake at 7 knots.Yes, it floats.Cool Amphibious...

Town launches waste diversion program

GENEVA — The town of Geneva is starting several projects with a goal of reducing the solid waste impact of its residents.“The Ontario County Board of Supervisors is committed to closing the county landfill when the operating contract expires at the end of 2028,” Supervisor Mark Venuti said. “Our goal is to substantially reduce what we throw away so we won’t confront an expensive dilemma about managing refuse when that happens.”Last year, the town worked with a Hobart and William Smith...

Connected Home Appliances Market Poised to Expand at a Robust Pace Over 2016-2026

Valley Cottage, NY -- (SBWIRE) -- 10/30/2017 -- Connected home appliances are smart electronic appliances having internet connectivity, which can be accessible from any remote location using mobile devices such as smart phones, tablets and laptops. In short, any electronic home appliance if provided with internet connectivity would become connected home appliance. Smart home appliances enable users to monitor and control household activities from remote location. Growth of connected home...