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ABC News
This Week in Pictures: May 21 - 27, 2016In this aerial image, smoke rises while firefighters spray foam on the Korean A
This Week in Pictures: May 21 - 27, 2016
ABC News / Posted 23 hours ago
In this aerial image, smoke rises while firefighters spray foam on the Korean Air 2708 bound for Seoul at the Haneda International Airport on May 27, 2016 in Tokyo, Japan. 319 people were safely evacuated. The Asahi Shimbun via Getty... Read more
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The Post-Standard
Syracuse firefighters OK contract requiring new hires to live in city 5 yearsSYRACUSE, N.Y. --€“ New Syracuse firefighters will have to reside in the city f
Syracuse firefighters OK contract requiring new hires to live in city 5 years
The Post-Standard / Posted yesterday
SYRACUSE, N.Y. --€“ New Syracuse firefighters will have to reside in the city for the first five years of their career under the terms of a three-year union contract ratified this week by firefighters. That's a first for Syracuse firefighters, who... Read more
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The Scranton Times-Tribune
Longtime Scranton union lawyer Thomas Jennings diesalike remembered labor attorney Thomas W. Jennings on Thursday as a dogged advo
Longtime Scranton union lawyer Thomas Jennings dies
The Scranton Times-Tribune / Posted 2 days ago
alike remembered labor attorney Thomas W. Jennings on Thursday as a dogged advocate for unions and a passionate champion of the working man. “He was relentless when it came to a fight when he knew a union member or a union was being wronged,”... Read more
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BC Local News
Four new firefighters allow Mission to move to 24 hour coverageMission council recently approved the immediate hiring of four new full-time fi
Four new firefighters allow Mission to move to 24 hour coverage
BC Local News / Posted 2 days ago
Mission council recently approved the immediate hiring of four new full-time firefighters. Mission Fire Rescue will begin the hiring process for the positions immediately. The new hires will allow the department to provide improved response times... Read more
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Mission City Record
Four new firefighters allow Mission to move to 24 hour coverageMission council recently approved the immediate hiring of four new full-time fi
Four new firefighters allow Mission to move to 24 hour coverage
Mission City Record / Posted 2 days ago
Mission council recently approved the immediate hiring of four new full-time firefighters. Mission Fire Rescue will begin the hiring process for the positions immediately. The new hires will allow the department to provide improved response times... Read more
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Ventura County Star
Oxnard declares impasse with police, fire and engineers unionsOxnard City Hall's 300 W. Third St. location. Oxnard's rocky negotiations with
Oxnard declares impasse with police, fire and engineers unions
Ventura County Star / Posted 4 days ago
Oxnard City Hall's 300 W. Third St. location. Oxnard's rocky negotiations with its fire and police unions have hit what might be a first: impasse. The city on May 6 declared impasse with the two public safety groups, said Human Resources Director... Read more
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WWNY - WNYF Watertown
Feud Continues Between City & Watertown FirefightersThe union representing Watertown city firefighters is continuing its counteroff
Feud Continues Between City & Watertown Firefighters
WWNY - WNYF Watertown / Posted 5 days ago
The union representing Watertown city firefighters is continuing its counteroffensive over what it says is misinformation from city hall. Dan Daugherty is president of International Association of Fire Fighters Local 191. In a news release sent out... Read more
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The Chattanoogan
Whitfield Agencies Join Forces To Carry Torch For Special Olympics The Whitfield County Sheriff’s Office welcomed some new participants from fel
Whitfield Agencies Join Forces To Carry Torch For Special Olympics
The Chattanoogan / Posted 5 days ago
The Whitfield County Sheriff’s Office welcomed some new participants from fellow local agencies this year as they came together to run nearly 10 miles Wednesday morning in the annual... Read more
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Evening Standard
Tower of London evacuated after fire breaks out in restaurant kitchenThe Tower of London was evacuated this evening after a fire broke out in a kitc
Tower of London evacuated after fire breaks out in restaurant kitchen
Evening Standard / Posted 6 days ago
The Tower of London was evacuated this evening after a fire broke out in a kitchen. Hundreds of people attending the International News Media Association (INMA) congress were forced to leave the Historic Royal Palace shortly before... Read more
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Calgary Sun
Ontario firefighters 'a great help' on the not-so-glamorous parts of relief workAs a dedicated first responder, Patrick Bradley has been deployed to disasters
Ontario firefighters 'a great help' on the not-so-glamorous parts of relief work
Calgary Sun / Posted 7 days ago
As a dedicated first responder, Patrick Bradley has been deployed to disasters worldwide but it wasn’t until wildfires brought a city in northern Alberta to its knees that he was forced to deploy on home soil. “It’s actually very surreal to be... Read more
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WWNY - WNYF Watertown
City To Firefighters: There's No Hidden AgendaDan Daugherty, president of International Association of Fire Fighters Local 19
City To Firefighters: There's No Hidden Agenda
WWNY - WNYF Watertown / Posted 7 days ago
Dan Daugherty, president of International Association of Fire Fighters Local 191, appeared on 7 News This Morning Friday to talk about the ongoing contract negotiations between the city and the union. Earlier this week, City Manager Sharon Addison... Read more
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WWNY - WNYF Watertown
'Is There An Agenda' At City Hall?, Watertown Firefighters Union Rep AsksThe president of the union representing the city of Watertown's firefighters de
'Is There An Agenda' At City Hall?, Watertown Firefighters Union Rep Asks
WWNY - WNYF Watertown / Posted 8 days ago
The president of the union representing the city of Watertown's firefighters department is wondering if there's more to city hall's agenda than simply saving money. Dan Daughtery is president of International Association of Fire Fighters Local 191.... Read more
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WAVE 3 Louisville
Suspect arrested in Jeffersonville union hall vandalismJEFFERSONVILLE, IN (WAVE) - Jeffersonville police believe they have the person
Suspect arrested in Jeffersonville union hall vandalism
WAVE 3 Louisville / Posted 8 days ago
JEFFERSONVILLE, IN (WAVE) - Jeffersonville police believe they have the person responsible for vandalizing a firefighters' union hall. Police discovered the damage to the International Association of Firefighters Local 558 early Thursday morning.... Read more
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FOX 2 News St. Louis
Recruiting the next generation of minority firefightersST. LOUIS (KTVI) - The International Association of Black Professional Firefigh
Recruiting the next generation of minority firefighters
FOX 2 News St. Louis / Posted 9 days ago
ST. LOUIS (KTVI) - The International Association of Black Professional Firefighters (IABPFF) and Fire Institute for Racial Equality retirees kicked of their Tri-Regional Spring Conference Thursday at the Marriott St. Louis West Hotel with a... Read more
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West Side Leader & South Side News Leader
Bath trustees reject fact-finding report regarding IAFFBy Julia Kazar At the Bath Board of Trustees meeting May 16, trustees unanimou
Bath trustees reject fact-finding report regarding IAFF
West Side Leader & South Side News Leader / Posted 9 days ago
By Julia Kazar At the Bath Board of Trustees meeting May 16, trustees unanimously voted in favor of rejecting a fact-finding report from the State Employment Relations Board. The report was submitted May 10 and concerned negotiations between the... Read more
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The Scranton Times-Tribune
Scranton Fire Department receives federal grantSFD gets training program grant SCRANTON — The Scranton Fire Department will r
Scranton Fire Department receives federal grant
The Scranton Times-Tribune / Posted 9 days ago
SFD gets training program grant SCRANTON — The Scranton Fire Department will receive a federal grant to fund a training program. The department will get a $109,200 Assistance to Firefighters grant to fund the implementation of the International... Read more
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The Arizona Republic
26 events for Memorial Day weekend 2016 in metro Phoenix, ArizonaArmed Forces Day Program The public is invited to attend the PebbleCreek Armed
26 events for Memorial Day weekend 2016 in metro Phoenix, Arizona
The Arizona Republic / Posted 10 days ago
Armed Forces Day Program The public is invited to attend the PebbleCreek Armed Forces Day Program, featuring master of ceremonies Colonel James Bundschuh, presentation of colors by Arizona Sons of the American Revolution, the National Anthem... Read more
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The Oklahoman
"Fill-the-Boot" campaign for MDA set next week under new rulesOklahoma City firefighters' annual "Fill-the-Boot" campaign for muscular dystro
"Fill-the-Boot" campaign for MDA set next week under new rules
The Oklahoman / Posted 10 days ago
Oklahoma City firefighters' annual "Fill-the-Boot" campaign for muscular dystrophy will be May 23 through 28 this year. Members of the International Association of Fire Fighters Local 157 will be collecting donations from the curbside for the... Read more
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KECI Missoula
Bozeman, firefighters reach battalion chief settlementThe city of Bozeman and a firefighters union announced a settlement Tuesday on
Bozeman, firefighters reach battalion chief settlement
KECI Missoula / Posted 11 days ago
The city of Bozeman and a firefighters union announced a settlement Tuesday on the status of battalion chiefs in the Bozeman Fire Department. The conflict centered on whether the battalion chiefs should be part of the union or if they should be left... Read more
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Roll Call
Firefighters Ask Congress to Assist With Cancer ResearchFirefighters gathered at the Capitol on Tuesday to convey that the most dangero
Firefighters Ask Congress to Assist With Cancer Research
Roll Call / Posted 11 days ago
Firefighters gathered at the Capitol on Tuesday to convey that the most dangerous aspect of their jobs is not the blazes they battle, but the chemicals they ingest while fighting fires. "There is one thing no training can prepare you for," said Mike... Read more
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WWNY - WNYF Watertown
Current Firefighters Contract 'Very Expensive,' Watertown Mayor SaysIt's expensive to run the city of Watertown's fire department. That's what May
Current Firefighters Contract 'Very Expensive,' Watertown Mayor Says
WWNY - WNYF Watertown / Posted 11 days ago
It's expensive to run the city of Watertown's fire department. That's what Mayor Joe Butler wants people to know as he released the second of what officials say will be a series of facts and figures surrounding negotiations with the union that... Read more
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KING5 Seattle
Smoke from fire kills 60 percent of firefightersFirefighters face many risks during their jobs, but, ironically, the most dange
Smoke from fire kills 60 percent of firefighters
KING5 Seattle / Posted 12 days ago
Firefighters face many risks during their jobs, but, ironically, the most dangerous part of running into a burning building isn’t the flames, it’s the smoke. It billows off furniture, appliances and carpets in toxic waves of cancer-causing fumes.... Read more
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NorthWest Cable News
Smoke from fire kills 60 percent of firefightersFirefighters face many risks during their jobs, but, ironically, the most dange
Smoke from fire kills 60 percent of firefighters
NorthWest Cable News / Posted 12 days ago
Firefighters face many risks during their jobs, but, ironically, the most dangerous part of running into a burning building isn’t the flames, it’s the smoke. It billows off furniture, appliances and carpets in toxic waves of cancer-causing fumes.... Read more
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KPRC Local 2 Houston
Firefighters work to reduce smoke inhalation risksHOUSTON - Firefighters face many risks while on the job, but, ironically, the m
Firefighters work to reduce smoke inhalation risks
KPRC Local 2 Houston / Posted 13 days ago
HOUSTON - Firefighters face many risks while on the job, but, ironically, the most dangerous part of running into a burning building isn't the flames, it's the smoke. It billows off furniture, appliances and carpets in toxic waves of cancer-causing... Read more
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Memphis Commercial Appeal
The CA at 175: Reporting our own storyReporting our own story As lightning split the night sky and a chorus of storm
The CA at 175: Reporting our own story
Memphis Commercial Appeal / Posted 14 days ago
Reporting our own story As lightning split the night sky and a chorus of storms echoed the turbulence of the times, Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.'s baritone thundered through Mason Temple, exhorting striking sanitation workers to persevere in their... Read more
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Altoona Mirror
Altoona fire dept. using new techniquesThe tactics de-emphasize old-school "ventilation" that sought to remove hot gas
Altoona fire dept. using new techniques
Altoona Mirror / Posted 14 days ago
The tactics de-emphasize old-school "ventilation" that sought to remove hot gas and smoke in favor of exploiting fire's tendency to starve itself of oxygen in modern homes - which are more tightly sealed, better insulated and filled with fuel-rich... Read more
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The Hamilton Journal News
800 people run, walk to honor fallen firefighterSavannah Conrad, 18, a senior at Hamilton High School, never met Hamilton firef
800 people run, walk to honor fallen firefighter
The Hamilton Journal News / Posted 14 days ago
Savannah Conrad, 18, a senior at Hamilton High School, never met Hamilton firefighter Patrick Wolterman. But she knows Wolterman, and all firefighters and police officers put their lives on the line every day to protect the residents they serve. So... Read more
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Memphis Commercial Appeal
The CA at 175: Reporting our own storyReporting our own story As lightning split the night sky and a chorus of storm
The CA at 175: Reporting our own story
Memphis Commercial Appeal / Posted 14 days ago
Reporting our own story As lightning split the night sky and a chorus of storms echoed the turbulence of the times, Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.'s baritone thundered through Mason Temple, exhorting striking sanitation workers to persevere in their... Read more
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Belleville Intelligencer
Community Listings (May 12)like to publicize with a Gallery page? Please submit your galleries to dave.vac
Community Listings (May 12)
Belleville Intelligencer / Posted 16 days ago
like to publicize with a Gallery page? Please submit your galleries to dave.vachon@sunmedia.ca. Submit at least six photos of your art work (200 dpi) and a description of your show (time, date, admission). VOLUNTEERS NEEDED! Share your knowledge... Read more
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Havre Daily News
City, firefighters square off over promotions May 12, 2016 The simmering dispute between the Havre chapter of the Internat
City, firefighters square off over promotions
Havre Daily News / Posted 16 days ago
May 12, 2016 The simmering dispute between the Havre chapter of the International Association of Fire Fighters and the city flared into the open again Wednesday. Both sides argued before the City... Read more
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Havre Daily News
City, firefighters square off over promotionsThe simmering dispute between the Havre chapter of the International Associatio
City, firefighters square off over promotions
Havre Daily News / Posted 16 days ago
The simmering dispute between the Havre chapter of the International Association of Fire Fighters and the city flared into the open again Wednesday. Both sides argued before the City Council’s Police and Fire Committee at a special noon meeting... Read more
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The Daily Sentinel
Briefs, May 12, 2016man was swept away by a current in the water and was not breathing for a short
Briefs, May 12, 2016
The Daily Sentinel / Posted 17 days ago
man was swept away by a current in the water and was not breathing for a short time, according to the Mesa County Sheriff’s Office. Sheriff deputies, firefighters with the Grand Junction Fire Department and the Glade Park Fire Department assisted... Read more
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hcam.tv
Hopkinton Firefighters Spaghetti Dinner FundraiserPlease come join the Hopkinton Firefighters Local 3772 for a delicious spaghett
Hopkinton Firefighters Spaghetti Dinner Fundraiser
hcam.tv / Posted 17 days ago
Please come join the Hopkinton Firefighters Local 3772 for a delicious spaghetti and meatball dinner on Wednesday, June 15 from 5:00-9:00 PM at the Woodville Rod & Gun Club, 225 Wood Street, Hopkinton. 100% of the proceeds will be donated to the... Read more
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The Daily Voice - Rye
Rye Brook Sues Port Chester Over Firefighter LayoffsRYE BROOK, N.Y. -- The Village of Rye Brook filed a lawsuit against the Village
Rye Brook Sues Port Chester Over Firefighter Layoffs
The Daily Voice - Rye / Posted 17 days ago
RYE BROOK, N.Y. -- The Village of Rye Brook filed a lawsuit against the Village of Port Chester on Tuesday over its May 2 board vote to eliminate the paid fire department and eight career firefighters. One of Port Chester's career firefighters was... Read more
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The Daily Voice - Port Chester
Port Chester Sued By Rye Brook Over Lost Career FirefightersRYE BROOK, N.Y. -- The Village of Rye Brook filed a lawsuit against the Village
Port Chester Sued By Rye Brook Over Lost Career Firefighters
The Daily Voice - Port Chester / Posted 17 days ago
RYE BROOK, N.Y. -- The Village of Rye Brook filed a lawsuit against the Village of Port Chester on Tuesday over its May 2 board vote to eliminate the paid fire department and eight career firefighters. One of Port Chester's career firefighters was... Read more
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Okotoks Western Wheel
Okotoks firefighters sign first agreementAfter six years of negotiations, Okotoks firefighters have signed an agreement
Okotoks firefighters sign first agreement
Okotoks Western Wheel / Posted 17 days ago
After six years of negotiations, Okotoks firefighters have signed an agreement to unionize under the International Association of Firefighters (IAFF). The first collective agreement for Okotoks firefighters was ratified on March 28. According to... Read more
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FOX 43 Harrisburg
Children of Fallen Heroes Scholarship Act supported by both PA SenatorsToomey, Casey, Collins, Donnelly Pushed Bipartisan Bill to Aid Children of Firs
Children of Fallen Heroes Scholarship Act supported by both PA Senators
FOX 43 Harrisburg / Posted 17 days ago
Toomey, Casey, Collins, Donnelly Pushed Bipartisan Bill to Aid Children of First Responders Killed in the Line of Duty Washington, D.C. – The Senate made it easier for children of fallen first responders to achieve higher education. A bill authored... Read more
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WTVM 9 Columbus
Firefighters and the cancer connectionORLANDO (Ivanhoe Newswire/WTVM) -- Firefighters face many risks during their jo
Firefighters and the cancer connection
WTVM 9 Columbus / Posted 18 days ago
ORLANDO (Ivanhoe Newswire/WTVM) -- Firefighters face many risks during their jobs, but, ironically, the most dangerous part of running into a burning building isn’t the flames, it’s the smoke. It billows off furniture, appliances and carpets in toxic... Read more
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Reading Evening Post
The latest news from around the worldhad been the key to security. In a concerted pitch to voters to back continued
The latest news from around the world
Reading Evening Post / Posted 19 days ago
had been the key to security. In a concerted pitch to voters to back continued membership, five former secretaries general of the transatlantic alliance said pulling out would "give succour to the West's enemies". DAVID CAMERON ACCUSED OF ALLOWING... Read more
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walesonline
The latest news from around the worldhad been the key to security. In a concerted pitch to voters to back continued
The latest news from around the world
walesonline / Posted 19 days ago
had been the key to security. In a concerted pitch to voters to back continued membership, five former secretaries general of the transatlantic alliance said pulling out would "give succour to the West's enemies". DAVID CAMERON ACCUSED OF ALLOWING... Read more
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Manchester Evening News
The latest news from around the worldhad been the key to security. In a concerted pitch to voters to back continued
The latest news from around the world
Manchester Evening News / Posted 19 days ago
had been the key to security. In a concerted pitch to voters to back continued membership, five former secretaries general of the transatlantic alliance said pulling out would "give succour to the West's enemies". DAVID CAMERON ACCUSED OF ALLOWING... Read more
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birminghammail
The latest news from around the worldhad been the key to security. In a concerted pitch to voters to back continued
The latest news from around the world
birminghammail / Posted 19 days ago
had been the key to security. In a concerted pitch to voters to back continued membership, five former secretaries general of the transatlantic alliance said pulling out would "give succour to the West's enemies". DAVID CAMERON ACCUSED OF ALLOWING... Read more
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chroniclelive
The latest news from around the worldhad been the key to security. In a concerted pitch to voters to back continued
The latest news from around the world
chroniclelive / Posted 19 days ago
had been the key to security. In a concerted pitch to voters to back continued membership, five former secretaries general of the transatlantic alliance said pulling out would "give succour to the West's enemies". DAVID CAMERON ACCUSED OF ALLOWING... Read more
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Surrey Advertiser
The latest news from around the worldhad been the key to security. In a concerted pitch to voters to back continued
The latest news from around the world
Surrey Advertiser / Posted 19 days ago
had been the key to security. In a concerted pitch to voters to back continued membership, five former secretaries general of the transatlantic alliance said pulling out would "give succour to the West's enemies". DAVID CAMERON ACCUSED OF ALLOWING... Read more
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Liverpool Echo
Morning news headlines: Former Nato chiefs back David Cameron oner EU security; Key stage two English tests accidentally published onlinehad been the key to security. In a concerted pitch to voters to back continued
Morning news headlines: Former Nato chiefs back David Cameron oner EU security; Key stage two English tests accidentally published online
Liverpool Echo / Posted 19 days ago
had been the key to security. In a concerted pitch to voters to back continued membership, five former secretaries general of the transatlantic alliance said pulling out would "give succour to the West's enemies". DAVID CAMERON ACCUSED OF ALLOWING... Read more
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The Florida Times-Union
ALS takes skills, then life of former Jacksonville Fire and Rescue medical director, SWAT doctora nearly two-year battle against a disease that stole the skills he needed to m
ALS takes skills, then life of former Jacksonville Fire and Rescue medical director, SWAT doctor
The Florida Times-Union / Posted 19 days ago
a nearly two-year battle against a disease that stole the skills he needed to mend the trauma inflicted on the bodies of others. A physician who spent decades as the medical director for Jacksonville’s Fire and Rescue Department and the... Read more
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The Florida Times-Union
Medical director of Fire and Rescue passes awayThe untimely passing of Robert F. “Bob” Kiely, the longest serving medical dire
Medical director of Fire and Rescue passes away
The Florida Times-Union / Posted 19 days ago
The untimely passing of Robert F. “Bob” Kiely, the longest serving medical director of the Jacksonville Fire and Rescue Department, leaves Jacksonville’s fire fighters and fire medics, active and retired, profoundly saddened. Dr. Kiely built upon... Read more
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The Sudbury Star
USW stalwart in Sudbury retires after 50 yearsworking for Local 6500 in 1965 In more than 50 years with United Steelworkers
USW stalwart in Sudbury retires after 50 years
The Sudbury Star / Posted 20 days ago
working for Local 6500 in 1965 In more than 50 years with United Steelworkers Local 6500, Angela Paquin worked for 11 of the 12 presidents of the city's most powerful trade union, privy to the most confidential inner workings of the... Read more
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The Globe and Mail
Wildfire challenges, explained by someone who spent 33 years fighting themRick Swan spent 33 years fighting fires in urban and wildland settings througho
Wildfire challenges, explained by someone who spent 33 years fighting them
The Globe and Mail / Posted 22 days ago
Rick Swan spent 33 years fighting fires in urban and wildland settings throughout California. The devastating images of the Fort McMurray fire bring back vivid memories. In 2003, Southern California experienced its worst wildfires ever: Twenty-four... Read more
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Knoxville News Sentinel
Oak Ridge Fire Department drone training plannedOAK RIDGE — Assistant Fire Chief Jody Durham said he saw the value of a drone,
Oak Ridge Fire Department drone training planned
Knoxville News Sentinel / Posted 22 days ago
OAK RIDGE — Assistant Fire Chief Jody Durham said he saw the value of a drone, or unmanned aerial vehicle, last summer during a mutual aid response to a fire at an industry in Clinton. Clinton attorney Mike Farley put his drone to use then to hover... Read more
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