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  • n. Plural form of firefighter.


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  • Former Minneapolis Fire Chief Bonnie Bleskachek has been appointed - "made" is the term firefighters use - to the highly sought position of fire investigator. rss feed

  • One note on this case ... one of the white firefighters is dyslexic.

    BREAKING: White firefighters win high court appeal

  • On Sunday, volunteer firefighters from the Fourmile Fire, Colorado's most devastating fire, in which 169 homes were lost, marched face-to-face with the community that wanted to thank them in person, shake their hand, wave hello, or give them a hug.

    Alexia Parks: Twitter and Facebook Led This Hometown Parade

  • Often called "the Olympics of firefighting," the Combat Challenge, which has 20 events a year featuring about 4,000 firefighters, is the brainchild of exercise physiologist Paul Davis.

    Grace Under Fire

  • Maybe it costs a little more to retain firefighters - the market economy at work?

    Fairfax Firefighters vs. Fairfax Police

  • Thames Coastguard, Harwich RNLI lifeboat, Felixstowe Coastguard rescue teams, firefighting tug Brightwell, the RAF rescue helicopter from Wattisham and 15 Suffolk based firefighters from the National Maritime Incident Response Group (MIRG) were all called into action to tackle the blaze.

    Boing Boing

  • The five juvenile volunteer firefighters from the Stony Point Fire Company accused of arson have pled guilty, though to a misdeameanor instead of the felony charge of arson.

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  • One of the New York City firefighters from the Sept. 11 tragedy missing and presumed dead is Ken Marino, a huge Ken Griffey

  • She called firefighters and had to be rescued from her apartment, which police said was severely damaged in the blaze.

    Ottawa Sun

  • One of them called firefighters and all three began alerting residents of the building.


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