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(Video) NIOSH Cancer Study-Firefighters At Higher Risk For Cancer

CBS Chicago: “You have cancer.” The veteran firefighter, a lieutenant with the Naperville Fire Department, was diagnosed with prostate cancer at 46 years old. Thousands of first-responders have faced that fight. A newly released study looked at 30,000 firefighters from three departments: Chicago, San Francisco and Philadelphia over nearly 60 years. The conclusion, according to Tom Ryan, president of the ...

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Indianapolis, IN Wayne Township house fire 4/24/204

FOX 59: “INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. (April 24, 2014) – The Wayne Township Fire Department encountered intense flames while responding to a house fire Thursday morning. Around 5:20 a.m., firefighters were called to the scene of a house fire in the 2800 block of South Lyons Avenue. When crews arrived, they found a single story home with heavy fire from the attic ...

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Chicago firefighters rescue elderly man from Roseland fire

ABC7 Eye Witness News: “April 22, 2014 (CHICAGO) (WLS) — Firefighters pulled to safety an elderly man who was hanging out a second-story window at his burning home in the Roseland neighborhood. Chicago Fire Department firefighters arrived around 9 a.m. to the burning home in the 700-block of East 105th Street. The 73-year-old man was already hanging out the window, ...

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Glenside, ILL Fire Protection District Special Alarm 4-18-14

Photos and Summary from John Tulipano: “At Approximately 08:50 on 4-18-14 Glenside FPD was dispatched to a reported dryer fire at 644 Burdette in Glendale Heights (I was at North Ave and Glen Ellyn Road 2 blocks away!). As I headed down the street looking for the address.. DuComm reported all persons out of the house and flames coming from ...

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Charleston, ILL | Firefighter/Paramedic | 2 Fire Stations | Deadline 7/10/2014

2014 Firefighter-Paramedic Application We welcome you as an applicant for employment with the City. Your application will be considered with others in competition for the position in which you are interested. It is the policy and intent of the City of Charleston to provide equal opportunity in employment to all persons. This policy prohibits discrimination because of race, color, religion, ...

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Dolton, ILL Box Alarm 14330 Chicago Rd. 4-20-2014 (Images)

Tom Burns: “Dolton, Il Box alarm for the working house fire at 14330 Chicago Rd. on 4-20-14 Subscribe for updates and new job announcements. Email:* First Name Email address: Leave this field empty if you're human:

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17 Chicago Firefighters Were Suspended for Falsifying Records

Chicago Tribune: “Another group of Chicago Fire Department personnel has been suspended for falsifying thousands of dollars worth of mileage reimbursement claims, according to a report released Thursday by the city’s top internal watchdog. In all, 17 firefighters and paramedics in the Fire Prevention Bureau and Public Education Unit were paid more than $35,000 in 2009 for mileage they never ...

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Fatal MVA-Buffalo, NY Video & Dispatch Audio

This by murthad02: “Buffalo FD Fatal MVA w/ 1+ Alarm assignment Rte 33 W/B near Woodlawn ave PD/ADI were on scene with a vehicle accident on Expressway. Rescue1 on scene with the vehicle fully involved upside down and vic trapped. Vehicle traveling east on Woodlawn from Wohlers ave the wrong way went through the guard rail at a high rate ...

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Husband and Wife murder-suicide both were Cops

Chicago Tribune Article: “A Cook County sheriff’s office correctional officer apparently shot to death his wife, a Chicago police officer, inside their Southwest Side home Sunday morning before turning the gun on himself, authorities said. Javier Acevedo and his wife, Veronica Rizzo-Acevedo, were found dead about 5 a.m. inside their home in the 5300 block of South Austin Avenue, according ...

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Tragic Drowning of 15 year old boy in Lakewood, ILL

Published on 04/18/2014 ABC 7 News: “April 18, 2014 (LAKEWOOD, Ill.) (WLS) – A 15-year-old boy died after divers pulled him from a pond in northwest suburban Crystal Lake. He was in the water for more than 90 minutes before they were able to find him and get him out. The McHenry County Sheriff’s Office said the teen went to a ...

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