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TWO OHIO FIREFIGHTERS SUFFER BURNS TO FACE AND NECK

By The Review: Two firefighters have been sent to the hospital after a Calcutta business’s garage was destroyed in a fire Friday afternoon. According to Calcutta fire Chief Dave McCoy, when crews arrived at the scene for a reported structure fire, the garage was already fully involved; the fire department called for backup. McCoy says...
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NEAR MISS: FIREFIGHTER LOW ON AIR, RESCUED FROM SECOND FLOOR

By Tara ONeill, CT Post A local firefighter was briefly trapped while running low on air battling what fire officials described as a “dangerous” fire in a duplex Wednesday night, officials said. Units were dispatched to a two-family home on Bloomfield Drive around 9:30 p.m. Wednesday after the town’s Emergency Communications Center took a call...
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RET. BOSTON FIREFIGHTER CHARGED WITH ARSON IN FIRE THAT HURT 2 FIREFIGHTERS

By Jessica Botelho, Turnto10: A former Boston firefighter has been arrested on arson charges, according to authorities. Plymouth County District Attorney Timothy J. Cruz said Wednesday that 75-year-old Alfred C. Russo, of Bourne, is facing one count of burning of a dwelling and two counts of arson causing injuries to a firefighter for allegedly setting...
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R.I. FIRE PROBIE HURT TRYING TO STOP AMBULANCE DRIVEN BY AUTISTIC BOY

By WPRI: A young firefighter is being lauded for his efforts after a 13-year-old boy drove off with one of the Central Coventry Fire District’s new ambulances Thursday night. Police said they were trying to calm down the boy, who has ADHD and autism, and brought him to the fire station, where they knew he liked...
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TEXAS OFF-DUTY FIREFIGHTER BURNED OVER HALF OF BODY

By Stephanie Frazier, KLTV: An off-duty firefighter was injured in a fire on Monday afternoon, fire officials say. The firefighter, who has been with Arp Volunteer Fire Department for three to four years, was injured when checking on a fire in his neighborhood, according to the fire marshal. Smith County Fire Marshal Connie Wasson said that the...
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BURNED WASH. FIREFIGHTER CONDITION ‘SATISFACTORY’

By Joe Utter, iFiberOne: An Okanogan County firefighter has been identified as the firefighter burned in the Grass Valley Fire in Douglas County. Okanogan County Fire District 8 Chief Ed Townsend says firefighter Brett Read, 38, was injured Saturday while he and another firefighter were attempting to leave their work area and fire behavior unexpectedly...
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