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MISCELLANEOUS

Yes, Your Sleep Schedule Is Making You Sick. Wait…WHAT!?

Jet lag makes everyone miserable. But it makes some people mentally ill. There’s a psychiatric hospital not far from Heathrow Airport that is known for treating bipolar and schizophrenic travelers, some of whom are occasionally found wandering aimlessly through the terminals. A study from the 1980s of 186 of those patients found that those who’d...
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2 FIREFIGHTERS STRUCK & KILLED IN THE LINE OF DUTY-Mississippi LODD

Horrible news out of Mississippi tonight as 2 Sumrall Firefighters (SE of Jackson) have been killed in the Line of Duty after a hit-and-run crash on Hwy 589 in Sumrall, Lamar County this evening. The Firefighters were working another incident when a vehicle hit the 2 Firefighters and then fled the scene. Another person injured...
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A HERO IN LIFE & ALSO IN DEATH – HBF Lt Denny DeVoe

Harrisburg Lt Dennis DeVoe….SAVING LIVES IN DEATH The following is a post from Lt. DeVoes wife-Amy DeVoe. As you will read, Lt DeVoe will continue to save lives …even after his passing in the Line of Duty. “I wanted to share some special news about Denny. This piece was written by a very special nurse...
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WHEN THE SH!T IS ON….

The Harrisburg (PA) Firefighters turned out last night for a dwelling with multiple calls, with reports of multiple kids trapped. And they were. Listen to the multiple challenges they dealt with upon arrival. Listen to the below video and check the audio. Point: If there has ever been a question by anyone you know on...
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I Am Really, REALLY Uncomfortable

Let’s start this out right: there are times where we absolutely must risk our lives in attempting to save those in trouble. And while there are numerous factors related to that including size up, resources, training—firefighters have and must be ready to go to extreme measures to save lives. Always have. Always will. To be...
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DR CORTEZ LAWRENCE, VETERAN FIRE & EMA OFFICER, FEMA OFFICIAL DIES AFTER MEDICAL EVENT AT THE NATIONAL FIRE ACADEMY/NETC

It is with deep sadness that we pass this on from Dr Denis Onieal, Acting US Fire Administrator, of the sudden passing of Dr. Cortez Lawrence. Despite the best resuscitation efforts of the NFA/NETC Security staff, their local EMS, and the emergency department at Gettysburg Hospital, Dr. Lawrence expired at about 1500 hours this afternoon....
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