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- Chicago firefighter killed in Beverly Hills, California crash
An off-duty Chicago firefighter was killed in a Friday morning crash in Beverly Hills, California.
ABC News. Saturday, 25 May 2019.
- From Call to Assistance, How 911 Dispatch System Works
In the United States, you can summon emergency help from police, firefighters or an ambulance by dialing 911. The first such call was made in 1968 in Haleyville, Alabama. ...
Voice of America. Saturday, 25 May 2019.
- Wisconsin firefighter's family says support is 'astonishing'
A Wisconsin fire chief is encouraging citizens to line a funeral procession route to honor a firefighter killed in the line of duty last week.
Fox News. Monday, 20 May 2019.
- Rain helps bring Highland wild fires under control
Firefighters are continuing to dampen down two wildfires which have destroyed thousands of acres of moorland.
BBC News. Saturday, 18 May 2019.
- Man killed in Wisconsin incident had pending drug charges
Other Wisconsin fire departments are offering support to former colleagues of a firefighter who was killed in a shooting at a transit station.
Fox News. Friday, 17 May 2019.
- Firefighter shot to death responding to medical call was father of 3 young kids
One firefighter was killed and three others injured responding to a call Wednesday night.
ABC News. Thursday, 16 May 2019.
- Video shows two window washers stranded in swinging lift at top of Oklahoma tower
The basket swung out of control as firefighters worked to rescue the two men in Oklahoma City on Wednesday morning. It banged against the sides of the 850-foot building as they clutched the railing.
Daily Mail. Wednesday, 15 May 2019.
- Houston firefighter cradles 11-month-old baby after his desperate mom left him at the fire station
Firefighter Captain John Nanninga in Texas took in 11-month-old Duran when his mother, Corterra Payton, feared she'd have to spend the night in her car after being turned away from a shelter.
Daily Mail. Tuesday, 14 May 2019.
- Crews 'very encouraged' by progress on Central B.C. wildfire
The fire burning along Highway 16 near Fraser Lake and Lejac, B.C., grew to 100 hectares in five hours, but crews say they're making progress. Firefighters in B.C. say it's the busiest weekend of the year so far.
CBC News. Sunday, 12 May 2019.
- These monster fire trucks have airport safety in mind - Roadshow
The new firefighting vehicles at Oakland International Airport are ginormous, yellow and awesomely powerful.
CNET. Sunday, 12 May 2019.
- Fire engulfs east end building site in Glasgow
Dozens of firefighters tackled the blaze in a four-storey building under construction on Olympia Street.
BBC News. Thursday, 9 May 2019.
- Heavy Rain Causes Flooding Problems Across Fort Worth
It was a busy morning for Fort Worth firefighters as heavy rain led to flooding in several areas of the city. Photo Credit: NBC 5 News.
NBC. Wednesday, 8 May 2019.
- Lightning May be to Blame for Keller House Fire
Lightning may be to blame for a fire inside a home in Keller Wednesday morning, firefighters say. Photo Credit: Tim Ciesco This story uses functionality that may not work in our app. Click here to open the story in your web browser.
NBC. Wednesday, 8 May 2019.
- New Florida law grants benefits to firefighter with cancer
MIAMI (AP) - Cancer is now considered an on-the-job injury for Florida firefighters. Gov. Ron DeSantis signed a bill Friday granting certain benefits to firefighters upon diagnosis. ...
Washington Times. Friday, 3 May 2019.
- Trump sets Twitter ablaze after firefighters union backs Biden
Trump's response comes two days after the country's largest union of firefighters endorsed Biden, the former vice president who shot to the top of opinion polls after entering the race last week. ...
Yahoo. Wednesday, 1 May 2019.
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