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Calumet Park outsources fire department in ‘historic’ move. Kurtz Ambulance to Provide Fire Protection

Kurtz Ambulance with Calumet Park Fire

Article retrieved from: Chicago Tribune In an “historic” move that could trigger a transformation in how small suburban municipalities deliver emergency services, Calumet Park has outsourced its fire department to a private contractor in an effort to cut costs, village attorney Burt Odelson said. The board voted unanimously Nov. 8 to approve a separation agreement with its firefighters union and ...

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LODD: Lieutenant Struck and Killed, Two Others Critically Injured After Semi Strikes Fire Truck

Firefighter Struck and Killed

  Article retrieved from: WDBJ7 “HANOVER Co., Va. (WDBJ7) – State Police say a firefighter was killed in a crash in Hanover County on Thursday evening. They say the Hanover County Fire and EMS stopped at a crash scene on I-295 for another two-vehicle crash. Police say despite having its emergency lights on, one of the stopped fire engines was ...

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Body Cam Footage of West Allis Firefighters Rescuing Occupant From Vehicle Fire

west allis fire rescues person from vehicle

On July 18th 2018 West allis firefighters rescue unresponsive occupant from vehicle while on fire.  Subscribe for updates and new job announcements. Email:* First Name Email address: Leave this field empty if you're human:

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Arrival Video From Jurupa Valley California, Family of Six Escapes

  Video and description from Loudlabs:  “JURUPA VALLEY – Early Saturday morning August 04, 2018 Cal Fire / Riverside County Fire responded to multiple reports of a house fire in Jurupa Hills. The fire was reported around 12:25am at the Jurupa Hills Cascade Mobile Home Park in the 6100 Block of Camino Real. The first arriving engine company reported a ...

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Chicago Fire LODD: Diver Dies After River Rescue Attempt

Chicago Fire Department Diver Dies

Video and article from WGN9 Chicago: CHICAGO —A fire department diver looking for a man who fell off a boat into the Chicago River on Monday night was separated from his partner underwater and was killed. The Chicago Fire Department said that its “prayers go out to the family of Firefighter Juan Bucio.” It said on Twitter that Bucio “tragically ...

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Firefighter-Indianapolis, IN Deadline June 1, 2018

Indy fire department hiring

Position Summary Providing fire suppression, emergency medical care, and specialty skills to protect the residents and visitors of the City of Indianapolis. Must perform to the Suppression/Operations Division job analysis. Must maintain a good physical condition and shall be able to pass department medical examinations as prescribed by the Indianapolis Fire Department Work Performance Evaluation, and all other department fitness ...

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Character and the Firefighter Background Investigation

how to pass the firefighter background investigation

By Battalion Chief Dean Guccione Beverly Hills Fire Dept. (Ret.) Founder, Tomorrow’s Firefighter   Character and the Firefighter Background Investigation One of the most important traits a firefighter candidate must possess is character. Your character is going to be evaluated throughout the testing/hiring process, as well as during your probationary period. I can’t stress how important your background (your decisions ...

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The Likeability Factor-Interview Tips

Firefighter Interview Tips

By Battalion Chief Dean Guccione Beverly Hills Fire Dept. (Ret.) Founder, Tomorrow’s Firefighter The Likeability Factor As you study and prepare for your oral interview, there is one element of presenting yourself to the interview panel that can give you an advantage over your competition; and that is the Likeability Factor. How many times have you met somebody for the ...

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Son of convicted terrorist joins FDNY

Article published by NYPOST.COM on Nov. 2017. “The 279 firefighters who graduated from the FDNY Academy last month include the son of a firefighter killed on 9/11 — and the son of a terrorist. Rookie firefighter Omar Ahmed Sattar, 30, is the eldest son of Ahmed Abdel Sattar, who was convicted in 2005 of “soliciting crimes of violence” and conspiracy ...

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Blast Injures Chicago Firefighter, One Person Rescued

backdraft in chicago

“”   Article from NBC Chicago “A mayday call went out sometime before 4 p.m. as crews attempted to extinguish flames in the 100 block of North Lamon Avenue at what appeared to be a two-story residence. Officials said it was a “possible flash over” with a “rapid air blast.” Subscribe for updates and new job announcements. Email:* First Name ...

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