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The Decision in Ferguson

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It is unclear if the fires are related, but they are being investigated as arson fires
FireRescue1 video producer takes you along with emergency response crews on the first night of the Ferguson riots
The most disruptive demonstrations were in St. Louis and Oakland, Calif., where protesters flooded the lanes of freeways
Rioting, looting, arson and gunfire made it difficult for firefighters and medics to do their jobs
Firefighters are dousing the blackened remains of some Ferguson businesses and at least one was still ablaze Tuesday morning
The Justice Department is conducting an investigation into possible civil rights violations that could result in federal charges
The grand jury’s decision to indict officer Darren Wilson, who is suspected of shooting 18-year-old Michael Brown, could come at any moment
As the decision looms, responders are moving quickly and preparing for the worst
The county prosecutor’s office told the family the decision will come at 8 p.m. today
A Mo. city is urging residents to prepare as they would a major storm — with plenty of food, water and medicine in case they’re unable to leave home for several days
Lt. Rom Duckworth and Chief Rob Wylie also remind firefighters to stay safe while participating in community events
Trying to protect civilians and ourselves is a difficult proposition, as those on the ground in Ferguson will attest