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Fire Apparatus Rollover In PA (The Secret List)

Sunday, March 30, 2014  Hey, York County (PA) Engine 21-1 of the Friendship Fire Company was involved in a rollover motor vehicle crash while responding near the intersection of Yorkana Road and Valley Acres Road in Hellam Township this evening. Some firefighters sustained non life threatening injuries. Six firefighters were transported to local hospitals. The engine was responding to a separate crash at Yorkana and Libhart Mills Roads. Multiple EMS, Police and fire units assisted from surrounding communities.

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Boston Firefighters Funeral Details/Today's Flag Service (The Secret List)

Friday, March 28, 2014   

All,

Due to the intense media coverage, this is probably the easiest and least complicated means of getting the needed memorial information for BFD's Lt Walsh & FF Kennedy:




www.bostonfirelocal718.org 




VIDEO: Boston Firefighters Lt Walsh & FF Kennedy, killed in the Line of Duty and the Back Bay fire, were honored at City Hall Plaza today: flag-raising:




http://www.bostonglobe.com/metro/2014/03/28/relatives-boston-firefighters-killed-back-bay-fire-expected-city-hall-plaza-for-flag-raising/FO7uKI9GKnY56GUuBtWZKJ/story.html 

RIP

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BillyG

The Secret List 3/28/14-1839 hours

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UPDATE: Boston Double LODD (The Secret List)

Wednesday, March 26, 2014  DOUBLE LODD IN BOSTON www.FirefighterCloseCalls.com - The Secret List



Two Boston firefighters died today while battling a wind-whipped nine-alarm blaze that raced through a rowhouse in the city’s fashionable Back Bay neighborhood, city officials said today.

“We lost two heroes here today,” said Boston Mayor Martin J. Walsh.

Lt. Edward J. Walsh, 43, of West Roxbury, and Firefighter Michael Kennedy, 33, of Hyde Park were killed in the fast-moving blaze, officials said at a news conference.




“Today’s a sad day in the history of the Boston Fire Department,” said Fire Commissioner John Hasson. “Our hearts go out to the families. Our thoughts and prayers go out to them.”


A total of 3 firefighters were also injured, one seriously.

We will continue to update our home page as more information becomes available.

Here is a link with some videos and photos of the fire:
http://www.bostonglobe.com/metro/2014/03/26/five-alarm-fire-breaks-out-beacon-street-back-bay/RopoEtQsZ0bgRXwBhggqQI/story.html

Audio of the incident: http://archives.broadcastify.com/497/20140326/201403261348-982919-497.mp3

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BillyG

The Secret List 3/26/2014-2100 Hours

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DOUBLE LODD IN BOSTON OTHERS INJURED (The Secret List)

Wednesday, March 26, 2014  DOUBLE LODD IN BOSTON www.FirefighterCloseCalls.com - The Secret List

We regret to inform you that 2 firefighters have perished in basement fire in the Back Bay Section of Boston in a 4 story building.  Few details exist at this point but we do know there was a mayday called from the basement of a 4 story brownstone.  A total of 17 people have been transported from the fire.  We will provide more information as it comes in.  Please keep the members of the Boston Fire Department and the families of the fallen firefighters in your prayers.

Here are are some links with some videos and photos of the fire:
http://www.wcvb.com/news/firefighter-trapped-in-basement-in-boston-blaze/25177578#!Bxeej
http://boston.cbslocal.com/2014/03/26/crews-battle-multi-alarm-fire-on-beacon-street/
https://twitter.com/BostonFire
http://www.bostonglobe.com/metro/2014/03/26/five-alarm-fire-breaks-out-beacon-street-back-bay/RopoEtQsZ0bgRXwBhggqQI/story.html
http://www.statter911.com/2014/03/26/listen-live-boston-9-alarm-fire-multiple-maydays/

Audio of the incident: http://archives.broadcastify.com/497/20140326/201403261348-982919-497.mp3



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BillyG

The Secret List 3/26/2014-1900 Hours

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Firefighter LODD: Arson, More FF Lockups/Lawsuit, FF Hep Death, FF Cancer, FDIC Travel (The Secret List)

Wednesday, March 26, 2014  All,

As you will remember, on Friday, August 30, 2013 at approximately 2237 hours, two Whitley City (KY) Fire Officers discovered a dwelling fire on Water Plant Road in the Stearns community of McCreary County, Kentucky. 

Arlie “Pooh” Hill III, 37, was at the home of his neighbor and brother-in-law, Adam Stephens, when they noticed a fire down the road. Both men served as Lieutenants with the Whitley City VFD at the time of the fire. They called it in and went to investigate.


The fire was located at the former residence of Allen Ball. As the Ball family was still in the process of moving, Lt's Hill and Stephens feared that there might be someone in the home-and knew they had a baby. As they attempted to enter the house, a “flashover” trapped Lt. Hill in the living room and blew Lt. Stephens to the porch floor.


Lt. Stephens was able to grab Lt. Hill and get clear of the structure. While suffering burns to his face and arms, Lt. Stephens did not require immediate medical transport. Lt. Hill, however suffered major burns covering at least 90 percent of his body. He was airlifted first to the University of Kentucky Medical Center, then to the University of Cincinnati Medical Center.


After being hospitalized for nearly two months Lieutenant Hill died in the Line of Duty as a result of the injuries he sustained in the fire. He leaves behind his wife, a young son and a very young daughter-as well as numerous friends and family.


After an 8 month long investigation, Kentucky State Police Detective Lewis has determined the cause of the fire to be arson. At this time Detective Lewis is still following up on leads. Anyone with any information in reference to this investigation is asked to contact the Kentucky State Police. RIP.

 

 

ANOTHER FIREFIGHTER LOCKED UP...

AND A PREVIOUS ONE WHO WAS DETAINED ...FILES A LAWSUIT.

Here is a video of yet another Firefighter getting detained by cops. This time it was in a residential area in Louisiana...and the witnessing public have opinions!

http://www.wbrz.com/videoplayer/?video_id=18902&categories=58,280 

 

AND remember the Brother Firefighter in California, the one CHP cuffed and detained? HE is filing a lawsuit against the CHP. The Chula Vista FF has filed a claim against the agency, claiming he was arrested “with malice.”

Firefighter/Engineer Jacob Gregoire said that he doesn’t want to file a lawsuit, but hopes the CHP will settle the case by agreeing to not obstruct fire crews performing their duties on state highways. Sounds reasonable.....

 

 

PROVING YOUR CANCER IS BECAUSE YOU ARE A FIREFIGHTER:

Here is a story of a battle a veteran Firefighter is going through...and this FF is not alone in her illness:
At least 230 San Francisco firefighters have died of cancer over the past decade.

Breast cancer rates among women in the San Francisco department are six times the national average.
=READ MORE:

http://www.sfgate.com/bayarea/article/S-F-firefighter-s-new-battle-proving-cancer-is-5348988.php=REMINDER: If you are a FIREFIGHTER with cancer-or know one who is dealing with it, BE SURE to reach out to the Firefighter Cancer Support Network:
http://www.firefightercancersupport.org 

=ATTENDING FDIC?

Tuesday Night is the FCSN COMEDY NIGHT to raise funds to help FIREFIGHTERS WITH CANCER-DETAILS AT THE ABOVE LINK. 
 

OHIO FIREFIGHTER PASSES AWAY DUE TO JOB RELATED HEPATITIS

We have been advised that Rick Halcomb passed away on March 21. Rick was a member of Dayton Fire Department (Oh) for 9 year before being medically retired. He contracted hepatitis on the job. While treating a patient, his DFD ambulance was involved in an accident. Our condolences to his family, friends and the DFD. RIP

 

 

TRAVELING TO FDIC FROM THE EAST?

If you are traveling to Indy on I-70, there is a cool BBQ restaurant with great chow and loaded with beautiful firefighting memorabilia (including a full size pumper as their bar) just 1000 feet north of I-70 at the St Rt 48 Englewood exit... one exit west of Dayton (Ohio) Airport Exit.....about 2 hours out of Indy.
Company 7 BBQ.

Company 7 BBQ is the same group of Firefighters and their family that were at FDIC last year, and will be there again this year on South Street between Convention Ctr and Lucas Oil.

Take Care. Be Careful. Pass It On.

BillyG

The Secret List 3/26/2014-1432 Hours

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