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Fire & EMS Civil Disorder

FIREFIGHTER-PARAMEDIC & 2 POLICE OFFICERS SHOT & KILLED IN MINNESOTA – LODD’S

Bad news out of Minnesota this morning as 2 Burnsville Police Officers and a Firefighter-Paramedic were reportedly shot and killed while operating at a domestic/hostage situation (with kids inside) at a home early this morning.  Units responded to the home in Burnsville, Dakota County (just south of Minneapolis) Minnesota early this morning. According to local...
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FDNY Lieutenant arrested for ‘strangling’ NYC EMT on the job during altercation (NY Post)

An FDNY lieutenant was arrested Saturday for allegedly choking a city emergency medical technician during a heated on-the-job altercation, sources said.  Neal Francis, 47, of Brooklyn’s Engine 234 in Crown Heights, was charged with strangulation, police said. Although the NYPD refused to provide specifics about the confrontation – including whether anyone was seriously injured or who...
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DELAWARE FIREFIGHTERS ATTACKED WITH ROCKS AT STRUCTURE FIRE

By Shannon Marvel McNaught, Delaware News Journal: An unknown suspect or suspects threw rocks at fire trucks as firefighters fought a blaze in Greenwood Monday night, damaging several of the trucks. The Greenwood Volunteer Fire Company responded to blaze at 12655 First St. around 8 p.m., according to a Facebook post. The address is that...
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DETROIT FIREFIGHTERS ATTACKED AT CRASH SCENE – MICHIGAN

DETROIT – Firefighters were attacked by a crowd early Monday morning while they were attempting to rescue two people trapped in a SUV that crashed into a building in Detroit. At around 3 a.m. on Monday, Nov. 13, a GMC Terrain crashed into a building in the area of 7 Mile Road and Terrell Avenue, just east of...
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9/11/2023 – RESOURCES FOR FIREFIGHTERS (Especially Our Younger Ones)

While we all take time to remember the attacks on our nation, and the murderers of thousands, below are some documentaries and clips related to that day. …OF IMPORTANT NOTE:  A heartbreaking milestone haunts this year’s 9/11 anniversary — 341 FDNY members have now died of Ground Zero-related illnesses, nearly equaling the death toll for...
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SECOND SEATTLE MEDIC UNIT STRUCK BY THROWN OBJECTS – WASHINGTON

SEATTLE — Seattle fire officials confirmed two medic units have had their windows shattered by someone throwing objects at them in the last week. Police arrested a 60-year-old man on Tuesday after witnesses reported he threw a brick through the windshield of an ambulance that was responding to an emergency on 45th Street in the Wallingford neighborhood....
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