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Volunteer firefighter could lose Toronto job after 'double-hatting'

TORONTO – Tom Hunse has been a volunteer firefighter at the Cookstown station in the town of Innisfil for the last 26 years, before being hired as a professional firefighter in Toronto in the early 1990’s. 465 more words


Make An Extraordinary Difference….

by Michele Nitsch

“The heart of a volunteer is not measured in size, but by the depth of the commitment to make a difference in the lives of others.”

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Honesdale Hosting Annual Firemen's Convention, Parade

HONESDALE — Hundreds of volunteer firefighters will be marching through a community in Wayne County this weekend.

The annual volunteer firefighters’ parade is being hosted by the Honesdale Fire Department. 304 more words


Simulated Smoke Search & Rescue Drill

The Blue Barn in East Berne provides the perfect environment for search and rescue training. A non toxic smoke machine is used to simulate a fire scene in which firefighters must navigate the building’s interior without the ability to see, to find and rescue a “victim”. 47 more words


Having a Blast at Berne SummerFest 2014

Members of the Berne and East Berne Volunteer Fire Companies set up the “Water House” so the kids could have fun playing firefighter on a hose line. 31 more words

Why Become A Firefighter

Researchers in Houston to Study Health of Volunteer Firefighters

(HOUSTON) — The University of Texas Health Science Center in Houston received a $1.5 million grant to study the health of volunteer firefighters.

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