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Two Chicago Police Officers Struck and Killed by Train.

It is with heavy hearts we share the news of two CPD officers killed this evening. It was reported that the two officers were investigating a shots fired call in the area when they were struck. No other details have been released as of yet, and the identities of the officers have not been released. Our thoughts and prayers go out ...

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Video and Arrival Audio: 2-11 Alarm Factory Fire in Chicago, IL

Video of Chicago Firefighters working a 2-11 Factory Fire with arrival audio.  The video was posted by SRResquire and description is below. “Fire in a large industrial building..Extensive use of metal cutting saws and aerial ladder” Subscribe for updates and new job announcements. Email:* First Name Email address: Leave this field empty if you're human:

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Photos: Blissfield, MI Firehouse Fire and Damage

Photos shared with us by Daniel Forche show the aftermath of a working fire in the Blissfield, MI Firehouse.  Our thoughts and prayers are with all members and for a speedy rebuild of any damaged equipment, firehouse, and apparatus.   Subscribe for updates and new job announcements. Email:* First Name Email address: Leave this field empty if you're human:

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Video: Dwelling Fire in Chicago, IL

Video of a dwelling fire in Chicago, IL.  The video was posted by Good Citizen and no description was given. Subscribe for updates and new job announcements. Email:* First Name Email address: Leave this field empty if you're human:

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Dashcam Video and Fireground Audio: Ride a Long With the Buggy to a Newark, OH Building Fire

Video posted by David Decker shows companies in Newark, Ohio working a commercial garage fire.  Catch all the action as you ride in with the Chief.  Description of the video is below. “On November 27, 2018 at 2151 hours NFD units were dispatched to a working commercial fire (multiple callers) in the area of 2097 Mt. Vernon Road. This was a 35 ...

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Line of Duty Death and Cancer in The Fire Service. You are Going to Want to Watch This Video

https://www.chicagotribune.com/news/media/109740846-132.html A great piece put together by the Chicago Tribune discussing what most of us on the job know and understand.  The video will bring most of you to tears as most of us on the job have lost loved brothers or sisters.  Please share this information with everybody you know.  Attention still needs to be brought to this subject and ...

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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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Video: Caught on Camera St. Paul, MN House Explosion

Video caught on camera of this mornings home explosion in St. Paul, MN Subscribe for updates and new job announcements. Email:* First Name Email address: Leave this field empty if you're human:

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Gunman Who Shot and Killed a CPD Officer at Chicago’s Mercy Hospital Threatened to Shoot Up Chicago Fire Academy

Chicago Tribune – “The man who fatally shot a Chicago police officer, a doctor and a pharmacy resident at Mercy Hospital & Medical Center had threatened to shoot up the Chicago Fire Academy nearly five years ago after he was fired for “improper conduct” toward women there, a Fire Department official said. Juan Lopez, 32, made the threats to fellow ...

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Images: Dwelling Fire in Flint, MI

Some more Halloween Night Images arrived by Matthew Sosnowski in Flint, MI.  Thanks for sharing your work Matthew. Description of the fire is below. “WEDNESDAY 10-31-2018 DATELINE CITY OF FLINT 1ST ALARM RESPONSE FOR A RESIDENTIAL STRUCTURE FIRE @ THE INITIAL LOCATION OF AVENUE A & GENESSEE STREET CORRECTED LOCATION OF AVENUE A & RANKIN 1ST ALARM @ 21:23 HOURS ...

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