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No more room for fallen Texas firefighters at memorial

AUSTIN (KXAN) — A memorial that honors fallen Texas firefighters has run out of room for new names.

The Volunteer Firemen’s Monument on the south side of the Texas State Capitol grounds is the only memorial that honors firefighters who have died in the line of duty. 206 more words


Federal Grants Buy New Safety Equipment For Volunteer Firefighters

ROSEDALE, Md. (WJZ) — Big federal money is coming into Baltimore County fire departments.

As Mike Schuh reports, the money will protect firefighters and help to attract new ones. 322 more words


900-Pound Woman Has Wall Removed To Leave Bedroom For First Time In 2 Years

Eugene, Ore. (CBS SEATTLE) – A woman weighing 900 pounds left her bedroom for the first time in two years on Tuesday, with a large community effort now allowing her to seek physical therapy. 207 more words


Departments Struggle To Recruit Volunteer Firefighters In Bergen County

PARAMUS, N.J. (CBSNewYork)Volunteer fire departments in Bergen County and beyond are struggling to recruit firefighters, forcing many municipalities to shuffle their budgets so that they can pay firefighters. 192 more words