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Posted: Aug 26, 2015

Chiefs from Texas and Virginia Named IAFC Fire Chiefs of the Year

The International Association of Fire Chiefs (IAFC) and Pierce Manufacturing today announced the 2015 winners of the annual IAFC Fire Chief of the Year awards at Fire-Rescue International. Volunteer Fire Chief Dr. Charles Addington II, of Wolfforth (Texas) Fire & EMS, and career Fire Chief Dan Eggleston, of the Albemarle County (Virginia) Department of Fire Rescue, are this year’s recipients.
- PUB DATE: 8/26/2015 12:00:00 AM - SOURCE: International Association of Fire Chiefs
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Posted: Aug 25, 2015

Thieves steal dash cam with fire footage from Washington firetruck

Two thieves in Stevens County picked an unlikely target Monday morning: the firefighters at Stevens County Fire District 7. Crews from the all-volunteer department saw two young men in hoodies running away from a truck parked outside the station just before 5 a.m. Monday, Fire Chief Joe Paccerelli said.
- PUB DATE: 8/25/2015 12:00:00 AM - SOURCE: the spokesman-review
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Posted: Aug 25, 2015

FRI 2015 to Convene Thousands of Fire Service Leaders in Atlanta

More than 10,000 fire and emergency service leaders, experts, exhibitors, guests and industry partners from around the globe will assemble August 26-30 in Atlanta’s Georgia World Congress Center for Fire-Rescue International (FRI), the annual conference of the International Association of Fire Chiefs (IAFC).
- PUB DATE: 8/25/2015 12:00:00 AM - SOURCE: International Association of Fire Chief
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Posted: Aug 25, 2015

FDNY firefighter rushes into burning Brooklyn home; brings out 2-year old boy

A toddler is in critical condition after an early-morning house fire in Brooklyn. The flames broke out around 1 a.m. on Avenue P in Marine Park, and it was placed under control about 45 minutes later. Jean Pierre lost his home, but his family is still intact. The fire destroyed everything inside his home and almost killed his 2-year-old son Chase.
- PUB DATE: 8/25/2015 12:00:00 AM - SOURCE: WABC-TV 7online.com
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Posted: Aug 25, 2015

Oregon firefighter fired, charged in sexual assault of colleague

A Port of Portland firefighter indicted in the alleged sexual assault of a female colleague during a 2014 work trip to Texas was fired last week after an internal investigation found he violated the Port's work policy and ordinances. Jason McCann, who had worked for the Port for eight years, was fired Aug.
- PUB DATE: 8/25/2015 12:00:00 AM - SOURCE: Portland Oregonian
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