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Ohio first responders' overtime may be slashed by $100K–
The fire division plans to decrease its overtime by about $60,000 next year and lower the number of firefighters on each shift
Mich. firefighters, police protest pension cuts–
State legislators halted the change in retiree health care plans after responders demonstrated outside the Capital
Ohio firefighter shot on scene of house fire–
The shooter was in the driveway of a home and began shooting at the fire truck as it was driving by
Off-duty Texas deputy dies when car goes into sinkhole–
Two cars were submerged inside a sinkhole created when a large sewer line ruptured during heavy rain
Detroit firefighters, police receive Purple Hearts–
Firefighter Bryan Kubasta suffered severe second- and third-degree burns when a floor collapsed at a fire, causing his turnout gear to roll up and expose his body
Parents escape, intruders set Detroit home on fire with children inside–
After a near two-hour standoff, the intruders set the home on fire and attempted to escape, leaving the two children inside
Terrorism suspected in car-and-knife attack at Ohio State–
At least two people were being treated for stab wounds, four were injured by the car and two others were being treated for cuts.
Pa. fire capt. charged in fatal shooting of junior firefighter–
George Matis Jr., 21, has been charged with criminal homicide after shooting and killing 16-year-old firefighter Parker Hess.
School bus driver charged in deadly Tenn. crash–
Officials said Johnthony Walker, 24, was driving well above the posted 30 mph speed limit on a narrow, winding road. (AP Photo)
ND pipeline protesters doused with fire hoses–
The fire department hoses were used to put out fires set by protesters and to turn back protesters during a violent clash
Community rallies behind Pa. firefighter who lost siblings in crash–
As of Sunday, more than 250 people had donated nearly $17,000 through the GoFundMe
Reality Training: Emergency response and law enforcement–
Chief Wylie gives advice about emergency response safety when dealing with law enforcement officers that have been involved in a motor vehicle crash.
Fla. man launches 'First Responders Lives Matter' charity–
The charity will raise money to buy safety equipment for first responders and help support their families when they're injured or killed
Miami-Dade Fire Rescue does DUI Mannequin Challenge–
Miami-Dade firefighters and police completed the Mannequin Challenge while reminding the public to avoid drunk driving or texting while driving during the holidays.
Pa. firefighter shot, killed while on police duty–
Firefighter and police officer Scott Bashioum is remembered as a family man who "was born to help people"
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