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Body Found By Crew Fighting House Fire In Peoria County

Central Illinois Proud: “PEORIA COUNTY – The Peoria County Coroner is working to identify a body found in a house fire Tuesday morning. Crews were called out to 22,000-block of  Berchtold Road near Chillicothe around 7:30 a.m. Lt. Detective Timothy Kenny with the Peoria County Sheriff’s said the house was fully engulfed and is a complete loss. The Peoria County ...

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Orland Fire District to hire 10 firefighters

  Chicago Tribune: “The Orland Fire Protection District’s board of trustees approved 10 new hires to replace firefighters expected to retire this year. In the past, the district has waited for firefighters to leave before looking for replacements. Even though the district may have one or two extra firefighters during the summer, hiring ahead of time will save the district ...

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(Video) Louisiana Firefighter arrested for not moving emergency vehicle during 911 call

A few weeks ago a Firefighter in California was arrested for failing to move emergency vehicle off the highway. Today in Louisiana hit happened again, the Firefighter was pulled out of the patients house and handcuffed. FoxNews Insider: “A Louisiana firefighter was reportedly handcuffed and detained by police because he didn’t move his truck while responding to a 911 call. The firefighter ...

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Des Moines, IA 8-Story building under construction “Fire from the basement to the roof”

The Des Moines Register: “The 115-year-old downtown Des Moines building that housed an iconic Younkers department store for decades caught fire early Saturday, and large portions of the structure collapsed. It appeared that nobody was injured in a rare “three-alarm” fire in Des Moines, but the property damage was staggering. Flames were pouring from the building’s upper floors by a ...

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Boston Firefighters tribute video

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(Video) St. Louis Firefighters working residential house fire 2100 Block Linton

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Hammond, IN | Firefighter/EMT-Firefighter/Paramedic | 7 Fire Stations | Applications due 04-17-2014

Positions availables in the City of Hammond Fire Department Available Positions in the City of Hammond Fire Department: Firefighter/EMT – Firefighter/Paramedic Applicants must be at least 21 years of age, but not older than 35, hold a valid Indiana State Emergency Medical Technician or Paramedic Certification, hold a valid Indiana Driver’s License, hold a High School Diploma or GED, and ...

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House explodes in northwest Detroit, shakes neighborhood

Fox 2 News Headlines MyFoxDetroit.com: “DETROIT (WJBK) -Six people have been injured in a house explosion in northeast Detroit, FOX 2 has learned.  A 18-month-old girl and a 2-year-old boy are in critical condition. Three adults in their 20s were also taken to the hospital. At this time FOX 2 has not learned any identification on the sixth victim.  The ...

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Oak Brook to name a new fire chief April 8

The Doings Brook Chuck Fieldman: “Oak Brook’s search for a new fire chief is coming to an end. Village President Gopal Lalmalani is scheduled to make an appointment of the village’s next fire chief at the April 8 Village Board meeting. The board will vote whether to approve the appointment. Oak Brook received more than 60 applications for the fire ...

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Danville officials Consider Ways To Keep Firefighters

ABC NewsChannel 15’s Heather Good Reports: “DANVILLE — One city official says the real issue at hand is the size of the Danville Fire Department. While no one wants to see jobs lost, Alderman Steve Foster says the city does not need the fifty plus firefighters. But in an effort to prevent cuts, the council has looked at two other ...

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