Reston Townhouse Fire Caused by Candle in Garage

Reston Townhouse Fire Caused by Candle in Garage
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The Fairfax County Fire Department responded to a fire on Summer House earlier today for a fire that started in the garage of a three-story, middle-unit townhouse.  Firefighters encountered heavy smoke and fire coming from the garage and first floor living area of the three-story, middle unit townhouse upon arrival.  The fire was brought under control in approximately 15 minutes.&nb...
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Blogger Joe Bertoni Honored in 2013 IAFF Media Awards

Blogger Joe Bertoni Honored in 2013 IAFF Media Awards
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Blogger Joe Bertoni, a retired Fairfax County firefighter and member of the Fairfax County Professional Firefighters & Paramedics was honored by the International Association of Fire Fighters 2013 Media Awards. His blog post " Six Ways to Keep Active Retired Members Engaged " was awarded in the Best Blog Post category. Joe is a contributor to the IAFF Frontline Blog. The blog post provided gre...
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Pink Heals Tour Makes Athlete's Village Appearance

Pink Heals Tour Makes Athlete's Village Appearance
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Fairfax County Firefighters were on hand to support women battling cancer. The event was held at the proposed Athlete's Village for the 2015 World Police & Fire Games - the Reston Town Center.   Both firefighters and law enforcement officers joined the national Guardians of the Ribbon, Pink Heals Tour and the local chapter right here in Virginia. The Pink Heals is a national nonprofit wit...
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Keeping Fit at the Fire Station

Keeping Fit at the Fire Station
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We all know the days of pick-up basketball and two-hand touch football at the fire station are over, but does that mean the treadmill and the bench press are the only things left? Many things interrupt our workout schedules at the fire station. We have our normal call volume, drills, Desire2Learn, community events, and the list goes on and on. So how are we supposed to keep in shape? Additionally,...
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