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Boy, 6, donates savings to support fallen firefighters -

PORTLAND, Or. — A Portland boy, 6, is doing his part to support firefighters and their families after hearing about the three brave men killed in a wildfire up ...

Firefighters surprise Vietnam vet with wheelchair ramp -

Firefighters surprise Vietnam vet with wheelchair ramp -

MIDDLETOWN, Ohio — Life for a Vietnam veteran is about to get a little easier.

The 66-year old marine recently had to have both legs amputated. When ...

Firefighters participate in 2015 flag detail -
A total of 87 flags were raised and folded in preparation of the National Fallen Firefighters Memorial in October. The flags will be presented to the families of fallen firefighters.

Photo: Firefighters mow man's lawn after heart attack -

ABC News

SPRING HILL, Fla. — A group of Florida firefighters are being praised after photos of them mowing the lawn of a man whose home they had been called to went viral.

The ...

Firefighter raises autism awareness after son's diagnosis -

What is the fabric of the fire service?

Firefighter training: Reality vs. perception -

The American fire service, our colonial beginning to the present, has constantly evolved. We don't use hand pumpers, steamers or horses any more, yet each was effective in times past.

Many ...

911 dispatcher: 'We're short on medics' -

GARY, Ind. — A 911 dispatcher has been disciplined after telling a caller there were not enough emergency responders available and it was “going to be a minute.”

The ...

Listen: Fla. firefighters in war on heroin overdoses -

By National Public Radio

MELISSA BLOCK, HOST: We're going to hear now from a county in Florida that, like many places around the country, has seen a dramatic rise in drug ...

W.Va. fire dept.: less than 36 percent of calls had working smoke detectors -

By Wendy Holdren
The Register-Herald

BECKLEY, W.Va. — According to a recent Beckley Fire Department report, only 36 percent of the structures the department responded ...

Family donates money for fire station upgrades -

By Kyle Wind
The Times-Tribune

DUNMORE, Pa. — When the borough's nearly $1 million fire truck arrives early next year, the fire department will be ready for ...

Pa. firefighters make sick boy's dreams come true -

The Valley Independent

WASHINGTON TOWNSHIP, Pa. — Little boys often dream about riding a fire truck and putting out flames as a firefighter ... or mounting a motorcycle.

Travis ...

Fire dept. donates defective fire hoses to NJ zoo -

LYNDHURST, N.J. — For the average onlooker during a fire, not much attention is paid to the high-pressure hose that is expected to function properly. The firefighters ...

Residential home becomes firehouse for Ind. firefighters -

Indy Star

CARMEL, Ind. — Firefighters running into a house is a familiar sight.

Firefighters running out of a house, across a backyard and to a nearby elementary ...

Firefighters meet paralyzed father after waitress pays tab -

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