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Seven Occupants of Three Homes Displaced by Thursday Fire

Fairfax County Fire and Rescue Department units responded to a townhouse fire Thursday, Jan. 8, 2015, at approximately 3:20 p.m., in the Alexandria area of Fairfax County. The single-family home is located at 3375 Beechcliff Dr.Firefighters encountered heavy smoke and fire coming from the second and top floor of a three-story townhouse upon arrival. Despite the heavy fire, firefighters conducted an aggressive interior fire...
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Friday Morning Rundown - Reston Now

Reston NowFriday Morning RundownReston NowFirefighters Filled the Boot — Fairfax County Fire and Rescue collected the most money of any department in the country in 2014′s Fill The Boot fundraiser for the Muscular Dystrophy Association. FCFD raised $489,444 in the Labor Day weekend campaign, ...

Fire Causes $100000 Damage to Lorton Restaurant - Patch.com

Patch.comFire Causes $100000 Damage to Lorton RestaurantPatch.comFairfax County Fire and Rescue Department units responded to a commercial building fire Tuesday at 10 a.m., in the Lorton area, according to a news release from Fairfax County Fire and Rescue. The restaurant, La Brasa Chicken, is located at 7738 ...

PUBLIC SAFETY BRIEFS - Fairfaxtimes.com

PUBLIC SAFETY BRIEFSFairfaxtimes.comFairfax County Fire and Rescue Department fire investigators have charged two juveniles with intentionally setting a fire Jan. 15. Both are charged with burning a building with intent to commit a felony, and setting fire to woods. The charges are ...and more »

Clean-up of Tire Dump in Lorton Ongoing - Virginia Connection Newspapers

Clean-up of Tire Dump in Lorton OngoingVirginia Connection Newspapers#In early December 2014, the Fairfax County Fire Marshal issued a notice of violation to AAAACo Used Auto Parts in Lorton for more than 1,000 used tires on their property and overflowing into Giles Run, according to Fairfax County Fire & Rescue ...

Baby girl born on Capital Beltway in Annandale - Washington Post

Washington PostBaby girl born on Capital Beltway in AnnandaleWashington PostPolice told them a woman was about to give birth, said Fairfax County Fire and Rescue Department Captain Randy Bittinger. The baby girl was born in the back of a medic unit at 3 a.m., said Bittinger, and the daughter-and-mom duo were taken to nearby ...and more »

Two Injured, Three Homes Damaged in Alexandria Fire - CBS Local

CBS LocalTwo Injured, Three Homes Damaged in Alexandria FireCBS LocalLANHAM, Md. (WNEW) – Two people are injured, including a firefighter, and three townhouses are damaged after a fire in Fairfax County on Thursday afternoon. The Fairfax County Fire and Rescue Department says one man was being treated on the scene ...Portable Sauna Starts Fire at Springfield HomePatch.comall 8 news articles »
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Firefighter threats - Glens Falls Post-Star (blog)

Firefighter threatsGlens Falls Post-Star (blog)This despite the fact that the Safe Act column nor comments between the editor and Mr. Rose had nothing to do with firefighting or his department. He was so mad, HE WROTE IN ALL CAPITAL LETTERS!!! "DON'T EXPECT A LOT OF COOPERATION IN THE ...

Phoenix Firefighter Injured After Fall from Roof - FireEngineering.com

ABC15 ArizonaPhoenix Firefighter Injured After Fall from RoofFireEngineering.com"He's been a firefighter with the department for a long time," said Capt. Billingsley. That firefighter and two people inside the home were taken to Maricopa Medical Center. It's going to take time for fire investigators to determine an official case ...Phoenix firefighter...

Local volunteer firefighter retires after 39 years - The Daily...

The Daily StandardLocal volunteer firefighter retires after 39 yearsThe Daily StandardCelina Fire Chief Doug Wolters and full-time firefighter Mike Bruns on Sunday pointed out that Fennig was the first volunteer be certified in both firefighting and EMS duties. Bruns said that was a rather big accomplishment in the late 1970s....

Official: Londonderry firefighter hires not guaranteed - The Union Leader

Official: Londonderry firefighter hires not guaranteedThe Union LeaderLONDONDERRY — While Londonderry's proposed operating budget has been finalized for the upcoming deliberative session, town officials warned last week that a positive vote on a warrant article to fund additional firefighters won't necessarily result in ...

Somber day: Memorials, vigil mark one-year anniversary of firefighter deaths...

Toledo Free PressSomber day: Memorials, vigil mark one-year anniversary of firefighter deathsToledo Free PressThe one-year anniversary of the deaths of Toledo firefighters Pvt. Stephen Machcinski and Pvt. James Dickman was marked by a somber public memorial ceremony in the morning, a private Mass in the afternoon and a vigil at...
Paramedics & EMS

Man tased by Monroe sheriff's deputies after fighting with paramedic...

Man tased by Monroe sheriff's deputies after fighting with paramedicMonroe Evening NewsA highly intoxicated man fought with paramedics while he was being transported to the hospital, then was tased by sheriff's deputies after he refused to calm down Sunday, according to reports. The incident began around 9 a.m. at Cedar...

Paramedic Saves Puppy's Life - WTAJ

WTAJParamedic Saves Puppy's LifeWTAJAn area paramedic saved the life of a puppy that fire fighters rescued from a burning building. ALTOONA - An area paramedic saved the life of a puppy that fire fighters rescued from a burning building. The fire started in the second floor of a house on...

Edmonton paramedics mourn 'tragic loss' of one of their own...

Globalnews.caEdmonton paramedics mourn 'tragic loss' of one of their ownGlobalnews.caWATCH ABOVE: Edmonton paramedics are also mourning the sudden death of one of their own. Kendra Slugoski has more on the loss. EDMONTON — They are trained to respond to the most tragic calls, amid sometimes challenging and frustrating work ...

Fire District 5 Paramedic Change Smooth Thus Far - The...

Fire District 5 Paramedic Change Smooth Thus FarThe ChronicleNow that the district that serving Napavine and the Newaukum Valley is contracted with AMR, it has one in-house paramedic, which Peterson said has increased response time for advanced life support calls. “And that would translate into faster times for ...

Colorado Paramedics Save Time on PCRs Using Medical - JEMS.com

Colorado Paramedics Save Time on PCRs Using MedicalJEMS.comMisspelled words and poor grammar made even smart paramedics look bad, but the problem wasn't just mistakes by the crew. A lot of the difficulty came from the format of the reports; important information was often buried in long lists, but not included...
IAFF News

Crash near Lake Tapps sends 4 to hospital - TheNewsTribune.com

TheNewsTribune.comCrash near Lake Tapps sends 4 to hospitalTheNewsTribune.comCrews took one person to Puyallup's MultiCare Good Samaritan Hospital in critical condition and two in stable condition, and one went to MultiCare Tacoma General Hospital in serious condition, according to the East Pierce firefighters union, IAFF Local ...

Fire Displaces Family of Six in Wallingford - Patch.com

Fire Displaces Family of Six in WallingfordPatch.comA family of six was displaced from their Chapel Street home in a structure fire on Monday afternoon. The Wallingford Fire Department IAFF Local 1326 Union posted on its Facebook page that the fire occurred on the first floor and firefighters had it ...and...

Edmonds City Council to hear options Tuesday for avoiding future...

Edmonds City Council to hear options Tuesday for avoiding future Fire District ...My Edmonds NewsThe Edmonds City Council Tuesday night will consider options for ensuring that the city in the future is not caught off guard by a larger-than-expected bill from Fire District 1. Mayor Dave Earling and City Councilmembers...

Ivy Tech Community College launches $50 course that trains for...

Ivy Tech Community College launches $50 course that trains for entry-level RV ...The Elkhart TruthBaugo, Bristol, Elkhart FOP/IAFF and Osolo among those to reveal dates. Elkhart Central senior makes college choice · Libby Tully. Posted at 4:36 p.m.. Libby Tully, who helped the Blue Blazers go to the regional three...

Little League registration season is here - The Elkhart Truth

Little League registration season is hereThe Elkhart TruthFree registration for the 2015 Elkhart FOP/IAFF Little League baseball season is available before Feb. 14. After Feb. 15, there will be a $25 registration fee. Registration is scheduled for 9 a.m. to noon Saturday, Jan. 31, and 9 a.m. to noon Saturday...