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Could we be failing our first responders by not taking care of them?

// DETROIT (WXYZ) – “As we pay tribute to our first responders on this 9/11 anniversary, are we failing our local heroes? At fire houses and medic units across the city, the men and women you call for help, need some help. The city of Detroit’s budget doesn’t cover the cost for most furniture and other basics. Things like couches, ...

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Helmet Cam Video: Working Apartment Fire Through The Roof

View More Videos on Firefighter World Published on Sep 7, 2014 By: West Corners Fire Sunday morning at 06:30 West Corners Fire was dispatched mutual aid to Endicott for a working building fire. Engine 1 with 6 green tags responded and went right to work. Follow us through our Lt’s helmet camera Subscribe for updates and new job announcements. Email:* First Name ...

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Boat fire leads to rescues on Lake Michigan

Updated video from Chicago Police attempting to extinguish a large boat fire two weeks ago. More videos at Statter911 Boat fire on Lake Michigan today, 1 mile out from Fullerton. Photos courtesy of Tim Olk. Thanks Tim for the update! Chicago Tribune Article:  “Chicago fire department and police marine units were able to rescue several people today after a boat ...

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Firefighter/Paramedic-Myrtle Beach, SC Deadline 9/22/2014

Firefighter/Paramedic-Myrtle Beach, SC Deadline 9/22/2014 PARAMEDIC/FIREFIGHTER – Fire Department. Perform technical and specialized work functions associated with preparing for and responding to medical, rescue, and disaster emergency calls. Requires high school diploma or equivalent and have valid certifications including:  South Carolina or National Registry Emergency Medical Technician – Paramedic (E.M.T – P), High school graduation or equivalent. Must pass Candidate Physical ...

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Libertyville, IL Training Burn-Images From Tim Olk

Photographer Tim Olk sent in his photos of the Libertyville training burn. Thanks Tim for sending in these excellent photos! View more photos at Tim’s Smug Mug page. Subscribe for updates and new job announcements. Email:* First Name Email address: Leave this field empty if you're human:

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FIREFIGHTER/PARAMEDIC – Virginia, St. Louis County, MN – Deadline 10/03/2014

FIREFIGHTER/PARAMEDIC The city of Virginia, Minnesota is accepting applications for the purpose of filling three immediate openings and compiling a new eligibility list for the position of Firefighter/Paramedic with  the Virginia Fire/EMS Department. Applications with resume must be received by 1630 hours on October 3, 2014.  Testing dates and times to follow in late October 2014.  *Note* these openings are ...

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FIREFIGHTER/EMT – Flint, Genesee County, MI – Deadline 09/05/2014

FIREFIGHTER/EMT Position Description              Class Title:                               Firefighter/EMT Job Code Number:                             F1-Q-011 Established: Bargaining Unit:                                Local 352  Extended Posting Deadline: September 5, 2014 @ 11:59 p.m.  GENERAL STATEMENT OF DUTIES: Protects life and property by combating, extinguishing, and preventing fires; maintains Fire Department property, equipment, apparatus, and quarter in good condition; performs related work as required. SUPERVISION RECEIVED: Works under the ...

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Buffalo, NY 1st Alarm Attic Fire Photos

Fire Wire contributor Lloyd Mitchell sent in his photos of this fire. Great photos of Buffalo, NY firefighters hard at work. Thanks Lloyd! “Buffalo first alarm at 20 Osbourne Alley. Heavy fire on the second floor and attic of a 2.5 vacant wood frame dwelling. An aggressive interior attack was made. 3 lines placed in operation, truck companies conducted primary ...

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Dispatch Audio of TV Show “COPS” Struck by Gunfire While Working with Omaha Police

Published on Aug 30, 2014 by firefighter dispatch Omaha PD involved shooting audio. Cops soundman struck. Article from NYtimes.com “Officials said that Mr. Dion, 38, was accidentally shot when officers opened fire on the robbery suspect, who they believed had fired at them. The officers later found that the suspect, Cortez Washington, 32, had shot a pellet gun, not a real ...

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Navy Seal’s advice to grads:Make your bed every morning (Firefighters Must Watch)

Navy Seal’s advice to grads:Make your bed every morning (Firefighters Must Watch) U.S. Navy Adm. William H. McCraven “If you make your bed every morning, you will have accomplished the first task of the day,” he said. “It will give you a small sense of pride, and it will encourage you to do another task, and another, and another. And ...

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