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Victory: How one firefighter beat breast cancer - 10/20/2014

About one in eight women in the United States develop invasive breast cancer during their lifetime.

On Oct. 22, 2013 Laura Baker found out she was among that 12 percent.

She ...


Veteran Wash. firefighter dies after diving accident - 10/20/2014

BELLEVUE, Wash. — A 22-year veteran died Wednesday following a scuba diving accident last weekend.


Seattle fire chief to retire after 44 years of service - 10/17/2014

The Seattle Times

SEATTLE — Seattle Fire Chief Gregory Dean announced Thursday he will be retiring at the end of the year — and this time, he won’t be swayed to ...


City lays off 5 firefighters after rejecting retirement offer - 10/16/2014

Lockport Union-Sun

LOCKPORT, N.Y. — Just a week after the Lockport Common Council voted to lay off nine employees, members of the Lockport Professional Firefighters Association ...


Neb. firefighter beats cancer again with family's help - 10/15/2014

KETV

OMAHA, Neb. —Two years ago, Jeff Holdsworth’s cancer returned.

“I had a seizure at work, they took me in, I had a tumor on my brain, it had spread ...


Veteran Ore. firefighter dies in plane crash - 10/14/2014

WINSTON, Ore. — A 22-year fire service veteran died Sunday after his plane was involved in a crash.


Fallen Conn. firefighter mourned by family, colleagues - 10/14/2014

Fallen Conn. firefighter mourned by family, colleagues - 10/14/2014

The Hartford Courant

HARTFORD, Conn. — At a candlelight vigil within a few hundred feet of Kevin Bell's home in Chappelle Gardens, the fallen Hartford firefighter was remembered ...


Firefighters' union fight costs Pa. borough more than $100K - 10/13/2014

By Patrick Lester
The Morning Call

EMMAUS, Pa. — A battle over the Emmaus firefighters' attempt to unionize has cost borough taxpayers more than $100,000 in less ...


Dallas Fire union: Explain conflicting LODD report - 10/10/2014

The Dallas Morning News

DALLAS — The Dallas Fire Fighters’ Association ...


Man pleads guilty in hit-and-run death of firefighter - 10/10/2014

News & Record

GREENSBORO, N.C. — In a courtroom crowded with church members on one side and High Point firefighters on the other, a 20-year-old pleaded guilty to fleeing ...


Ex-Pa. fire company treasurer charged with $300K theft - 10/09/2014

Reading Eagle

COATESVILLE, Pa. — Police arrested a former treasurer and long-time member of the Westwood Fire Company in Chester County for embezzling over $300,000 in six ...


Firefighter who lost toes in accident returns to work - 10/09/2014

Firefighter who lost toes in accident returns to work - 10/09/2014

GIG HARBOR, Wash. — In July 2013, Seattle firefighter Matt Runte was riding his motorcycle when a car ran a red light and T-boned him.


City heated over NM firefighter's photo on political mailer - 10/08/2014

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. — A state representative’s picture in her fire department uniform on a political mailer has drawn the city’s attention.


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