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Posted: Dec 10, 2019

Indiana council bucks mayor, votes to return to former schedule for firefighters

The City Council supported city firefighters Monday night and voted to roll back unpopular work shift changes the mayor imposed last weekend. Council members passed — by an 8-1 vote on first reading — an ordinance that would return firefighters to a work schedule of 24 hours on duty and 48 hours off.
- PUB DATE: 12/10/2019 12:00:00 AM - SOURCE: Northwest Times
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Posted: Dec 10, 2019

Sculpture for Fallen Massachusetts Firefighter Unveiled on One Year Anniversary

The city’s third memorial sculpture for a firefighter who died in the line of duty was unveiled Monday evening at the Webster Square Fire Station. Dignitaries, fellow firefighters and family members stood for an hour in the cold rain to honor Firefighter Christopher J. Roy of Shrewsbury, 36, who died a year ago, after he was pulled from a burning apartment at 7 Lowell St.
- PUB DATE: 12/10/2019 12:00:00 AM - SOURCE: Worcester Telegram
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Posted: Dec 10, 2019

Three Ohio Firefighters Terminated for Hazing

Three firefighters were terminated Monday after an investigation found they verbally and physically abused a part-time firefighter. The allegations came to light in September; today the Orange Township trustees voted to accept the recommendations of investigators who said a firefighter, a lieutenant, and a captain should lose their jobs.
- PUB DATE: 12/10/2019 12:00:00 AM - SOURCE: WSYX-TV ABC 6
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Posted: Dec 10, 2019

Grandmother, grandson, dog rescued after Maryland firefighters sent to wrong address, wrong city

On Monday Montgomery County Police released new information on what led a 911 dispatcher to send firefighters to the wrong house in the wrong city during a fire. The trouble happened on Friday night when a fire began at 2005 Prichard Road in Wheaton. Police say the 911 dispatcher misunderstood the person who called and sent firefighters to 2005 Piccard Drive in Rockville – 10 miles away from the actual fire.
- PUB DATE: 12/10/2019 12:00:00 AM - SOURCE: WJLA-TV ABC 7
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Posted: Dec 10, 2019

Cal Fire engineer used own experiences to get fellow first responders counseling

Richard Wilson was sitting in a hotel hot tub with his two young sons when he heard the scream. It was the kind of scream that any parent knows, he said, and he leapt into action. Leaving his kids with his wife, he ran to the edge of the Huntington Beach pool where a mother had just spotted her 4-year-old son, Hudson, motionless on the bottom.
- PUB DATE: 12/10/2019 12:00:00 AM - SOURCE: The Union
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