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Firefighter/Paramedic: Rockford Fire Department Illinois

The Rockford Fire Department is currently accepting applications for the postion of Firefighter/Paramedic through March 12th, 2017.  Go to GovernmentJobs.com to apply.  Click HERE to learn about the Department’s Outreach and Recruitment Plan  Minimum Qualifications There are certain qualifications that an applicant must meet in order to become a Rockford Firefighter/Paramedic. The qualifications set forth are established by the Board of Fire and Police ...

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Mark VonAppen-Mentors: Voices From Our Past

Mark VonAppen discusses learning from mentors of the past on not to quite. Video comes from our friends at FirexTalk.  Thanks for this great message Mark! Subscribe for updates and new job announcements. Email:*

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FBI Raids Milwaukee Firehouse 29 On Milwaukee’s South Side

FBI raids Milwaukee Fire House 29 on the Southside. No arrests have been made and Milwaukee Fire Department is conducting their own internal investigation. Subscribe for updates and new job announcements. Email:*

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Drone Video of Baltimore Warehouse Fire

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Hayward, CA Firefighters With The Quick Attack And No Bunker Gear

Im all for the quick attack at a house fire, but at some point you someone needs to say “put your damn gear on”! Subscribe for updates and new job announcements. Email:*

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Explosions Reported at Propane Tank Company in Gurnee

Aerial Image Below: NBC CHICAGO ARTICLE: “Explosions were reported Thursday afternoon at a propane tank company in north suburban Gurnee. Authorities have evacuated the area within a quarter mile of the business, which is still burning, according to the Gurnee Police Department. Multiple suburban fire departments responded to the 3800 block of Clearview Court around 1 p.m and police are ...

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Person Jumps From Second Floor Window During a Fire in Chicago

An individual jumped from the fire building in Chicago the moment before Engine Co. 73 arrived on scene. Bystanders attempt to catch the individual.  The person can be seen jumping at approx. The 1:00 Minute mark in the video.   Subscribe for updates and new job announcements. Email:*

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North Reading Massachusetts Pre-Arrival Video of Detached Garage With Extension to House

Published on Jun 9, 2016 by Al Pereira “North Reading Fire battle a house fire at 21 Eames St. North Reading. You could see the flames from a mile away.”     Subscribe for updates and new job announcements. Email:*

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Extensive Pre-Arrival Video From Getzville New York House Fire

Getzville, NY and mutual aid companies make an aggressive attack on a 2-story dwelling fire. WGRZ.com reports fire started on rear deck. Crews make an initial interior attack approximately 4 minutes after forcing entry on front door. It appears companies left the front door open until interior attack made with first line. It appears fire developed into a well involved ...

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Chicago Fire Department Paramedics Told To Turn In Their Bunker Gear

 Article from Chicagosuntimes.com Fran Spielman: The Chicago Fire Department is making another round of changes that, a union leader warned Monday, could put the lives of paramedics and the general public in danger. Two years ago, self-contained breathing apparatus were removed from all 75 Chicago ambulances. In addition, 70 paramedics graduating from the fire academy were not issued fire helmets, ...

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