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Posted: Feb 26, 2020

Firefighters extinguish apartment fire in Spokane's East Central neighborhood

Firefighters have put down an apartment fire near N. Stone St. and Main Ave. in Spokane’s East Central neighborhood. The fire was started in the kitchen of a second floor unit, and black smoke was pouring from the upstairs windows. Neighbors in the area say they saw firefighters respond at approximately 7:45 a.
- PUB DATE: 2/26/2020 9:47:03 AM - SOURCE: KXLY-TV ABC 4
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Posted: Feb 26, 2020

‘New heart, new start’ EJFR lieutenant may be first in the state to return to full duty after heart transplant

“New heart, new start,” Chambers said Friday while working at the Chimacum fire station. “I get a new start at life.” 

 

by Zach Jablonski Sunday, February 2, 2020 9:38am

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Posted: Feb 26, 2020

Study: San Francisco's women firefighters face high exposure to toxic ‘forever chemicals’

San Francisco’s women firefighters are exposed to higher levels of certain toxic PFAS chemicals than women working in downtown San Francisco offices, shows a new study led by researchers at the University of California, Berkeley, the University of California, San Francisco, and Silent Spring Institute.
- PUB DATE: 2/26/2020 12:00:00 AM - SOURCE: UC Berkeley
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Posted: Feb 26, 2020

Volunteer firefighters to see training tweaks in Georgia Senate bill

The Georgia Senate passed legislation Tuesday aimed at loosening training requirements for volunteer fire departments in the state. Senate Bill 342 would create a council tasked with establishing training and certification rules for volunteer fire departments in Georgia that are separate from those required for full-time professional fire departments.
- PUB DATE: 2/26/2020 12:00:00 AM - SOURCE: The Augusta Chronicle
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Posted: Feb 26, 2020

FDNY Urged To Look At Segways To Shorten Response Times

Ambulances with flashing sirens trying to weave their way through congested city streets. Traffic poses challenges to EMTs rushing to treat patients. To improve response times, some EMTs in San Diego use scooters get around faster. City Councilman Joe Borelli wants the FDNY to test the scooter idea here in New York.
- PUB DATE: 2/26/2020 12:00:00 AM - SOURCE: Spectrum News NY1
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