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Posted: Feb 3, 2016

100 protest North Carolina official who called firefighters providing medical help ‘bubbas’

Nearly 100 first responders and other protesters showed up at Monday’s Beaufort County Commissioners meeting after a commissioner called firemen who provide on-scene medical services “bubbas.” The controversial comments were made by Beaufort County Commissioner Hood Richardson during January’s meeting.
- PUB DATE: 2/3/2016 12:00:00 AM - SOURCE: WNCN-TV NBC 17
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Posted: Feb 3, 2016

Utah fire chief: 'One of us was going to die' at shootout after crash

A 30-year-old man pleaded not guilty to attempted murder after shooting at first responders at a crash scene. Cache Valley Daily reported that Cade M. Austin, 30, was driving erratically before he crashed into a large natural gas regulating device on Dec. 15. He then brandished a handgun and exchanged gunfire with Assistant Fire Chief Jeremy Hunt.
- PUB DATE: 2/3/2016 12:00:00 AM - SOURCE: firerescue1
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Posted: Feb 3, 2016

Fire chief, deputy chief on paid leave in Florida city

The top two officials in the Pensacola Fire Department are out on administrative leave pending the results of an open investigation. Fire Chief Matt Schmitt and Deputy Fire Chief Joseph Glover were placed on paid leave Tuesday. Details of the investigation were scarce, with city spokesman Vernon Stewart only confirming it would be performed “by an outside organization.
- PUB DATE: 2/3/2016 12:00:00 AM - SOURCE: Pensacola news journal
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Posted: Feb 2, 2016

FDNY probationary firefighter burned after falling through floor at house fire

A probationary firefighter was seriously burned when he plunged through the collapsing floor of a burning Staten Island house Monday. Firefighters managed to rescue the probie within moments, but he suffered second- and third-degree burns on 5% of his body, FDNY officials said. The three-alarm blaze broke out at 8:46 p.
- PUB DATE: 2/2/2016 12:00:00 AM - SOURCE: new york daily news
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Posted: Feb 2, 2016

California city, fire union resolve $40 million in claims

An agreement between the city and its firefighter union that ends more than $40 million worth of disputes is now final, with approval from both sides. The City Council voted 6-0 Monday to approve the settlement, one week after approving a tentative version of the plan in closed session. “Reaching equitable settlements are essential to exiting bankruptcy,” City Attorney Gary Saenz said in a written statement.
- PUB DATE: 2/2/2016 12:00:00 AM - SOURCE: San Bernardino Sun
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