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Earnestine Fitzgerald

Title: Lieutenant (Retired)

Company: Prince George’s County Fire and EMS Department

Location: Fort Washington, Md.

Proudly retiring after spending three decades within the fire and emergency medical services arena, Earnestine Fitzgerald last served as lieutenant at the Prince George’s County Fire and EMS Department. 122 more words


First there were the Firemen, then there were the Seamen.

Firefighting had evolved over the years and various new tactics and adaptations were being rolled out. Vehicles can be automated, with no manning; personnels have to suit the needs of new environment. 434 more words

Duty Day

Bandra fire: BMC to beef up fire safety measures in malls across Mumbai

After Tuesday’s fire in Bandra, the BMC has now decided to beef up fire safety measures in malls across the city. Municipal Commissioner Ajoy Mehta has asked these malls to upgrade and maintain their fire fighting equipment, remove all encroachment, to keep the minimum amount of open space required among other things. 62 more words

Mumbai News

Fire Fighting and ADHD: My Struggle and My Victories

When we look at someone in a fire fighter’s turnout gear, what do we assume about that person?  They are in top physical condition, they can run into a burning building, no matter how much flame and smoke is showing, and come out with a victim over their shoulder.   1,151 more words


Five years after Carmel blaze, Israel adds new fire squadron

Ministry of Defense partners with Elbit to deploy 14 fire-fighting aircrafts at airfields nationwide 

Five years after Israel’s most deadly forest fire, brought under control only with the help of foreign aircrafts, the Ministry of Defense and Elbit Systems joined forces to complete the deployment of a new fire squadron. 390 more words


Red to the Rescue

Tick-tock tick-tock

My mind is going amuck

Running on confused fumes

My impending doom looms

My heart is on fire

It wants to retire

From the needless waiting… 43 more words



The “Fire Danger Period” declaration today serves as an alert to APRIL staffs as well as local communities in Riau to stay vigilant on the possibility of fires occurring in surrounding areas, due to hot and dry weather forecasted in the region. 280 more words

A Sustainable Development Model In Indonesia