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Milwaukee Woman Creating Firefighting Art in Her Spare Time

Brianna Sayeg Engine 28 MIlwaukee

A young Milwaukee woman has been using her spare time creating Firefighting art as of late.  Brianna Sayeg comes from a family of Firefighters where her father is a member of the North Shore Fire Department, mother a dispatcher, sister a Milwaukee Fire Department Cadet, and Uncle a Battalion Chief in Milwaukee.  Recently Brianna has been working on her art ...

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A Must Watch: Navy SEAL Marcus Luttrell’s Speech to a Football Team. Although Not Directly Related To Firefighters it is Directly Related to a Team. What We as Firefighters Are. A Team

While this video is not directly related to the fire service the message is.  Working together as a team to accomplish goals.  That is what we do.  Normally we would write a little more but just watch the video and think about your team.  Your brother and sister firefighters.  Just change the ending statements from football player to firefighter. Subscribe ...

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Deadly Milwaukee house fire also injures firefighter

MILWAUKEE TMJ4 A fire is under investigation in Milwaukee, after one person is killed and a firefighter is hurt battling the flames. The fire broke out around 4 a.m. Saturday at a home near 2nd and Townsend. Officials confirm one person died and two others were injured. A firefighter was also taken to the hospital after debris from the fire ...

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Detroit fire department has alert system made of pop cans, doorbells

Detroit Free Press “Detroit is so broke that firefighters get emergency alerts through pop cans, coins, door hinges, pipes and doorbells. And they make these gizmos themselves — one involving a pop can that gets tipped over by an incoming fax. The clink of the can means there’s an emergency. Then there’s the chain-reaction gadget: a fax hits a door ...

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Veteran Des Moines Firefighter tells you how he survived Equitable Building fire

KCCI 8 News – “A veteran Des Moines firefighter who was seriously hurt in Saturday‘s fire at the Equitable Building in downtown Des Moines talked exclusively to KCCI’s Mark Tauscheck Wednesday. Doctors released Mike Herrera from the hospital Wednesday afternoon. “I’m glad to be going home, got a big old huge bed and a German shepherd waiting for me,” Herrera told Tauscheck. ...

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Montgomery County MD firefighters rescue woman from Rockville house fire

Youtube video by ABC7 WJLA Montgomery County firefighters rescued a woman from Rockville house fire.  Video here shows the woman being taken down the ladder after being rescued from the second floor of the home.  Reports indicate one man was out of the home when companies arrived and reported to firefighters that there was still a woman inside.  Unfortunately the woman ...

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OAK PARK 3 ALARM FIRE DISPLACES DOZENS OF RESIDENTS

OAK PARK, Ill. (WLS)  “More than 60 firefighters from nine towns battled an extra-alarm blaze in west suburban Oak Park that spread from an unoccupied home to a large apartment building. The fire broke out in a two-story house located at 541 North Humphrey Avenue just before 4:30 a.m. Wednesday. Oak Park Fire Chief Tom Ebsen said the unoccupied home was ...

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Investigation launched into ex-Eagle Danny Watkins’ possible involvement in fighting fires

www.nj.com “PHILADELPHIA – After photos surfaced last week of former Eagles offensive lineman Danny Watkins at the scene of a fire in 2012, the Philadelphia Fire Department has launched an internal investigation into whether Watkins violated fire department policy by being at the scene, NJ.com has learned. In the photos, Watkins can be seen in official Philadelphia Fire Department gear as firefighters ...

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Morning fire causes $125K in damages at St. Charles restaurant

(Chicago Tribune) – “A fire in a downtown St. Charles restaurant Wednesday morning caused an estimated $125,000 in damages to the structure and contents. No one was injured. At about 6 a.m., the St. Charles Fire Department responded to an activated fire alarm at the Office Dining and Spirits at 201 E. Main St., according to a department press release. ...

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4 Escape Unhurt From Naperville House Fire

Naperville Sun Times – “Naperville Fire Department investigators are continuing to seek the cause of a blaze Tuesday night that did significant damage to a house on the city’s far south side. No one was injured during the fire, which erupted about 8:42 p.m. in the two-story house on the 1700 block of Schey Court, in the Hawthorne Woods area near the Maplebrook neighborhood. ...

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