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Rural house fire leaves residents concerned with response times

A house fire in a quiet south shore neighbourhood has residents concerned with response times for the area.

“I was thinking that if we didn’t get water soon we were going to lose our homes,” Peggy Pippy said, a neighbour who lives two doors up from the burnt home.

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Bonfire, Fireworks Highlight Blacktip Island Fire Department Fundraiser

The Blacktip Island Volunteer Fire Department tests fireworks Thursday night in preparation for Saturday’s fireworks show to raise money for new firefighting equipment.

A community bonfire and fireworks display will highlight the Blacktip Island Volunteer Fire Department’s Saturday fundraiser to pay for a new fire truck and firefighting equipment. 322 more words

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17/100: Forest fire and a man overboard

I decided to host client events for my friends throughout the year as practice, or more like as a reward for my success in school. This first night turned out to be pretty damn exciting! 648 more words

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Williams in Need of Volunteer Firefighters

Down to only 18 members, the city of Williams is in desperate need of volunteer firefighters! The city is at an all time low and needs your help. 137 more words

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The Vollies Are Busy

In late May 2016 in Milford, Conn., half a dozen regular folks – volunteers, good Samaritans – pulled to the side of what locals call the Route 15 Connector, which links Interstate 95 to Route 15 (from Milford east, called the Wilbur Cross Parkway – The Merritt to the west), and among them they managed to pull two young women from a car that had crashed and caught fire. 513 more words

Early Recruiting for Future Volunteer Firefighters

SUMMIT STATION — One fire station in Schuylkill County is trying a new way to boost recruitment of volunteer firefighters by recruiting early, very early. 295 more words

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Plan may rescue local volunteer fire departments

YORK TOWNSHIP, YORK COUNTY, Pa. — With fewer volunteers, some fire departments in Pennsylvania are facing an emergency of their own.

Plans to save them from closing could spark a debate among taxpayers, but other solutions might come to their rescue. 401 more words

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