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When the Sirens Roar...

Ever since I was little, I bow my head and say a silent prayer for the first responders that are making those sirens roar.

I grew up in the city of Philadelphia and I heard a lot of sirens. 303 more words

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Fire at Eastbourne Pier

It’s a sad day for Eastbourne in East Sussex, England.

The main arcade area of the 144-year-old Eastboune Pier is gone and is just a skeleton after a fire that broke out yesterday. 63 more words

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Charges Filed In Revere Firefighter's Stolen Wallet Case

REVERE (CBS) – Police have charged a 32-year-old woman on charges she stole from a firefighter and the department’s firehouse while it was responding to a fire. 161 more words

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Eight years ago, I decided that I was not going to let PTSD beat me

Today.. I have something very important to share with you.

First responders with chronic PTSD can still achieve goals and create for themselves a career (and a life) outside of emergency services. 311 more words

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Firefighter Party: Adult Tablescapes

Here’s just a couple shots of the adult tables from the firefighter birthday party I posted last week.  There were separate tented areas for the kids tables and round adult tables, brought together with similar colors and the firefighter theme! 38 more words

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2-Alarm Fire Burns 2 Oakland Homes, Displaces 18 Residents

OAKLAND (CBS SF) — A raging two-alarm fire destroyed one Oakland home and seriously damaged another, displacing 18 residents Wednesday morning.

The fire started n 47th and Melrose avenues around 3:40 a.m. 170 more words

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FAREWELL FROM MOIRA

Finally, after 76 years, Moira On-Call (retained) Fire and Rescue Station has closed.
I myself joined in 1998, when the basic training was two weeks of purgatory at Central Fire and Rescue Station. 292 more words

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