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Moncton to lose their historic volunteer fire fighting program

MONCTON – The Moncton fire department will stop using volunteer firefighters as of January 1.

The department made the decision to save money, according to Deputy Fire Chief Don McCabe.  349 more words


Fire Departments, Spectators Turn Out For Parade

The 100th Orange County Volunteer Firemen’s Association Parade was held on September 26 in Woodbury, New York. The parade was hosted by the Highland Mills Fire Company, which also celebrated its 125th anniversary. 53 more words


A Hot Topic: The Tullytown Fire Company teaches fire prevention tactics at open house this weekend.

Depending on the cigarette, and the smoker, it can take anywhere from three to seven minutes for the average cigarette to burn. But, if left unattended, it could set an entire living room ablaze in just five. 671 more words

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Cheri Leete: Volunteer Emergency Medical Services in Vermont

Emergency medical services or EMS is close to home for me: I work in a hospital emergency department, I have been married to a fire fighter, and many of my friends are fire fighters and EMTs or paramedics.

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PA Volunteers head out West to battle wildfires

Firefighters from Pennsylvania are heading West to help battle wildfires.

The PA Bureau of Forestry is sending a 20 person crew of volunteers to fight wildfires in Montana. 143 more words


N.Y. volunteer firefighters to assist with wildfires in Calif: Gov. Cuomo

ALBANY, N.Y.  — Twenty New York State workers and volunteers are headed west to help fight wildfires.

Gov. Andrew Cuomo said Saturday the group of Department of Environmental Conservation employees and volunteers will fly to California, Oregon and Washington state with other crews. 890 more words


Our Own Chief Avsec Goes to Firefighter Summer Camp

On July 7 I went to summer camp—with about 125 young men and women who aspire to one day become firefighters. My first trip to summer camp since 1975 was West Virginia University Fire Service Extension’s 9th annual…

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