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Two Chicago Firefighters Injured Monday Battling One of Several Fires in The City

Two Chicago Firefighters were injured battling a Town House Fire in Chicago on Monday.  The fire in Chinatown was one of several fires the Chicago Fire Department has responded to in the last 24 Hrs. Including a 3-11 Alarm Fire and a 2-11 Alarm Fire.  More on the story below.  We also would like to wish our brothers a speedy ...

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Firetruck Struck in Michigan Over The Weekend: Three Taylor, Michigan Firefighters Injured After Firetruck Struck By Vehicle

A couple of disturbing images of a Taylor, Michigan firetruck after being struck by a vehicle while operating at a vehicle crash on I94.  More on the brief story is below.  We wish our brothers a speedy recovery. Thenewsherald.com – “Three Taylor firefighters were sent to the hospital after a car smashed into their truck at a high rate of ...

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News: Still and Box Alarm Apartment Fire, Mayday Alert, and EMS Plan 1 in Chicago Leaves Firefighters Injured

We don’t have much information at this time other than all firefighters are accounted for following a Still and Box Alarm Fire with a Mayday, and Plan 1.  Below is more on the story courtesy of WGN News.  We will update this as soon as we get more information.  Prayers to the injured Brothers. CHICAGO — “At least two firefighters ...

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Champaign Fire Chief Credits Lives Saved To “System” Working In Their Department

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Video: Threat’s to Firefighters After the Fire

TODAY’S TMJ4 out of Milwaukee did an interesting story on the importance of gear washing and the effects of having carcinogens on our turnout gear.  Take the time to watch the above video.   Subscribe for updates and new job announcements. Email:*

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Those two firefighters will never get that chance again…

  When you get up this morning, roll over and kiss your spouse good morning, send your kids off to school and then you head off to work, remember this….it could be your last day alive! Two Kansas City, Missouri firefighters will never get that chance again! They will never see theirs kids, never see their wives, never see their ...

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Wall Collapse At Morton Salt Building In Goose Island

This afternoon the Morton Salt building suffered a wall collapse that spilled tons of salt all over the vehicles at an Acura dealership. Chicago firefighters were dispatched to the scene to determine  the extent of damage and if anyone was injured. Heres the classes saying from Morton Salt “When it rains it pours” We have a few photos from the ...

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Brand New BMW Illegally Parked In From Of Hydrant

EAST BOSTON (CBS) – “A man who ignored a fire hydrant put Boston firefighters at risk Wednesday night. The man who parked his new BMW in front of a fire hydrant slowed the battle to save East Boston homes. Firefighters were forced to smash the windows and thread the fire hose through the car. The fire on Lexington Street grew ...

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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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Barefoot girl rescued from ice near Montrose Harbor

CHICAGO (Sun-Times Media Wire) – A girl with autism was rescued from Lake Michigan after walking down an embankment without wearing any shoes and onto the ice near Montrose Harbor Sunday morning. The 13-year-old girl’s mother called for help about 10:45 a.m. from the 4200 block of North Lake Shore Drive, where the girl had broken away from her mother, ...

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