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Tax Credit Incentive Offered to Fire and EMS Volunteers

MIDDLE SMITHFIELD TOWNSHIP, Pa. — Eugene Berry is the Assistant Fire Chief at Marshalls Creek Volunteer Fire Company. He’s been volunteering his time to keep others safe for almost 50 years and knows the struggle of finding others to do the same. 243 more words

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Grass fire destroys three homes in southern Saskatchewan

A grass fire in southern Saskatchewan destroyed three homes on Monday evening.

About 20 volunteer firefighters from the Silton Fire Department arrived at the grass fire in Kannata Valley at around 4:30 p.m. 365 more words

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‘It takes away a little of the mystery of what we do’: B.C. volunteer firefighters train in Oliver

From high-angle dynamic rescues to extracting crash victims from vehicles, it’s made to look and feel as real as possible but the action at the Oliver Community Park on Saturday was just a drill. 369 more words

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Blue Light Special - I

The posters had been up around town for a couple of weeks advertising “Blaulicht Tag” which even I know means Blue Light Day. This isn’t K-Mart; Sulzburg was getting a new fire truck and it was cause for celebration. 506 more words

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Officials: East Prospect Fire Company facing 'dangerously low' membership

EAST PROSPECT, YORK COUNTY, Pa. — Low membership: a York County volunteer fire company doesn’t have enough firefighters to answer all of its emergency calls, and it could be forced to close if it can’t attract new members. 480 more words

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Volunteer firefighters accused of setting 5 houses ablaze

SUFFOLK COUNTY, NY — Three New York volunteer firefighters are accused of setting fire to five homes, police said Tuesday.

Austin Lehman, Stephen Hernandez and Shawn Key, members of the Central Islip Fire Department on Long Island, allegedly set fires at abandoned homes over a four-month period, officials said. 119 more words

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Work for Volunteer Firefighters Continues Despite Damage at Fire House

JACKSON TOWNSHIP — Some volunteer firefighters in Monroe County are still hard at work despite the fact that the storm hit them head-on.

The sign outside the Jackson Township Fire Company in Reeders looks a little worse for wear. 348 more words

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