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OBFD says new tech will help better save lives

ORANGE BEACH, Ala. (WALA) – Firefighters don’t always have the luxury of waiting for an ambulance when they have a patient with a blocked airway. 276 more words


Monday Memos

Dear Self,

Really girlfriend, what would make you even give someone the time of day who was critical of everything you like?


College Park student volunteer firefighters 'love' hectic, streneous schedule

By Annika McGinnis, The Diamondback (April 9, 2013)

Nick Wilbur doesn’t often get a good night’s sleep.

Earsplitting sirens jolt the 22-year-old awake almost every day in the early hours of the morning. 1,709 more words


Woman Arrested After Getting Stuck In Chimney

THOUSAND OAKS, Calif. (CBS Sacramento/AP) – A woman stuck in the chimney of a Southern California house has been rescued and arrested.

Ventura County fire Capt. 173 more words


Woman arrested after becoming trapped in chimney

By John A. Moreno, Ashley Soley-Cerro, Dave Mecham, Thousand Oaks, CA (KTLA) — A woman accused of illegally entering the Thousand Oaks home of a man she went on multiple dates with was arrested Sunday after firefighters used jackhammers to partially dismantle a brick chimney she had become trapped inside. 291 more words


LAFD Firefighters Agree To Tentative Salary Contract

LOS ANGELES (CBSLA.com) — LA city firefighters have agreed to a tentative salary contract.

According to a Los Angeles Times report, firefighters would not receive a raise in the current fiscal year, but would get a 2 percent raise in the summer of 2015. 22 more words


Unidentified man attempts fire rescue

The title should say “Local Hero Performs Fire Rescue.”

Unidentified man attempts fire rescue

The subject cell phone video shows us a fire eagerly working it’s way to burning down the house. 234 more words