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Florida Firefighters Escape Death, "Nothing's Routine"

From (link below)Firefighters Rescued From Burning Home Firefighters Rescue Man, 2 Of Their Own From House Fire “Typical investigation of smoke in the house. We came and there was a guy standing at the door, waving us in,” said firefighter Josh Covelli.However, the seemingly routine call quickly turned into a near-death experience for the […]

Promotions Using FAKE Degrees

Makes a mockery of those who applied themselves and obtained REAL college degrees.Shameful!New York Times report .

Something Wrong About This

From,“Ellreese Daniels — charged with four counts of involuntary manslaughter — was the crew boss during the Yakima, Wash. Thirtymile wildfire in July 2001. Prosecutors allege that Daniels should have known that the four firefighters who perished in the fire would be trapped and should have better protected them. The fallen firefighters were Devin […]

IAFF 2006 Media Awards

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Winner News Photo(under 100,000 circ.) Winning photo ——-> Winner News Photo(over 100,000 circ.) Winner News Feature “Deadly Delays: The Decline of Fire Response” “Once a day on average in this country, someone dies when fire fighters arrive too late, an investigation of fire response times by the Globe has found. America’s fire departments are giving […]

Iraq Study Group Satirical Video

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Zucker takes on the Iraq Study Group. [youtube=]

Department Profile; Hsinchu City, Taiwan

Fire Bureau for the Silicon Valley of Taiwan.Wikipedia, about Hsinchu City.Hsinchu City Bureau of Fire website.2006 fire statistics.

Terror Alert Blogs; We Should Read Them

Two good ones, Political Beach Girl , and Noisy Room Blog but there are dozens of blogs and websites that are serving notice of the intentions of radical Islam in the U.S.A and Western Europe.What does this have to do with firefighting? First responders are front line fighters on the home front when these cretins […]

Christmas FDNY Style

NYTimes (reg. req. {sorry}) sent a reporter to a few firehouses in NYC this Christmas season and found holiday spirit. “Most firehouses drag out their lights and bows in preparation for a holiday party every year, a Saturday or Sunday afternoon when the firefighters — overwhelmingly Christians, although some firehouses examined last week displayed menorahs […]

LAFD Chief Bamattre

LAFD Museum and Memorial blog remarks on the retirement of Fire Chief William Bamattre. Chief Bamattre retired due to circumstances surrounding a firehouse prank involving an African American firefighter who was fed dog food by fellow crew members. Los Angeles Mayor Villaraigosa commented on Chief Bamattre’s departure;“New leadership will help set a new tone and […]

Circuit City Introducing Firedog With a Contest

“To kick off firedog Across America, firedog and Circuit City presented $100,000 donations to both the FDNY Foundation, which supports New York City Fire Department initiatives, and the National Law Enforcement and Firefighters Children’s Foundation for its efforts in helping children of law enforcement and firefighting personnel. Former New York Mayor Rudy Giuliani and New […]

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