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MISCELLANEOUS

RAY’S FUNERAL…and a special video so you can “know” Ray…

For those of you who were not able to attend, here are 4 videos for you. One is from FDNY’s Steve Spak, one is from the NYC Mayors Office-featuring the entire funeral and eulogy, next is just Jon Stewart’s eulogy and lastly-please at least take 3 minutes to watch this-so you can know Ray… Outdoor...
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POLITICIAN ON THE TOWER LADDER

Here’s a story out of India where a politician climbed onto an aerial to encourage firefighters to work faster. How ’bout that. A cheering squad. See-and you thought sh!t was exclusively going crazy just on our side of the pond. According to what I think I am reading, legislator Alka Lamba stirred it up (watch...
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UPDATE: FIREFIGHTER CRITICAL AFTER BEING STRUCK BY HOSE LINE

A 29 year old 10 year veteran Macon County (Georgia) Firefighter is in critical condition after he was struck in the head by a hose line. It happened around 1600 hours Saturday, when Firefighter Darrell Plank was preparing to operate at a house fire in a rural area. While Firefighter Plank was gearing up, other...
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FIREFIGHTER SERIOUSLY BURNED AT FIRE STATION INCIDENT

At approximately 2020 hours last night (Sunday) a Hebron Firefighter (Hebron FPD, Kentucky, just south of Cincinnati, Ohio) was seriously burned at Fire Station No.1 on Northbend Road. The Firefighter had been clearing yard waste and debris from around the fire station grounds and burning them in a barrel. At some point, unfortunately, the firefighter...
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READ THIS: WARNING FOR FIREFIGHTERS, EMS PERSONNEL, POLICE & RELATED RESPONDERS

This applies to all Firefighters, Police Officers and EMS Responders …this is related to emergency/EMS scene exposure. WHAT HAPPENED: An East Liverpool (Ohio) patrolman was nearly killed just a few days ago when his skin came in contact with fentanyl, a deadly narcotic stronger than heroin. Officer Chris Green was involved in a traffic stop...
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Of Importance To IAFC Members….

With IAFC Elections going on, there’s one particular Constitution and Bylaws Amendment we’re asking you to vote yes on. It provides permanent seats on the IAFC Board of Directors to each of the Safety, Health & Survival; EMS and the Fire & Life Safety Sections. Having a permanent seat (they hold temporary seats currently) on...
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