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Carol Stream OKs 3-year contract with firefighters union

By Joshua Welge Carol Stream firefighters will receive 2.5 percent annual increases in base pay under a new three-year contract. The agreement, which affects 46 firefighters in the Carol Stream Fire Protection District, is retroactive to June 1, 2013. Negotiations began in March 2013 to replace the previous contract that expired in May 2013. “It’s a good, fair agreement,” said Lt. ...

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Two men injured in a South Side fire Monday night

By Peter NickeasTribune reporter 7:24 a.m. CST, January 14, 2014 Two men were injured in a South Side fire Monday night. The fire broke out about 10:20 p.m. in the 700 block of East 92nd Street in the Burnside neighborhood. Firefighters found one man on the second floor of the abandoned house, Chicago Fire Department Spokesman Larry Langford said. He was ...

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Support your CFD Firefighters and Paramedics

Every day the men and women of Chicago Fire Department perform their duties honorably. They do their jobs selflessly often without recognition in order to protect the city they love. As members of the fire department, we strive to protect the citizens of Chicago by improving our skills in training and safety. Now we are under attack for receiving our ...

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