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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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June 16, 2015

QUESTION: Where has Fire Chief Jarret Slocumb been the past 7 or 8 weeks? No one can get in touch with him and no one has seen him. 250 more words


Fireman's Convention underway in Harrisburg

Firefighters in Dauphin County are celebrating those who wore the uniform before them.
The Annual Dauphin County Volunteer Fireman’s Convention kicked off this weekend at the Pennsylvania National Fire Museum on North 4th Street in Harrisburg. 118 more words


Lawmakers Trying To Waive Background Check Fees For First Responders

PITTSBURGH (KDKA) — When Pennsylvania lawmakers passed changes to the state child abuse laws, they never intended for it to place a new financial burden on first responders. 226 more words