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Marc Bashoor and Janelle Foskett reflect on 2020, a year unlike any other

A look back on how the biggest stories of the year impacted the fire service, plus the bright moments that were lost in the news cycle

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In this episode of FireRescue1’s Side Alpha podcast, host Marc Bashoor speaks with Janelle Foskett, FireRescue1 and Fire Chief editor-in-chief, about the biggest fire service stories of 2020, from the pandemic to civil unrest. They also share words of encouragement from fire service leaders.

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