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Posted: Sep 23, 2015

Boy, 2, reunited with veteran FDNY firefighter who saved his life in house fire

PHOTO/VIDEO - The Tuesday reunion of veteran firefighter Lt. Victor Milukas and 2-year-old Justin Pierre lacked the drama of their first encounter — not that anyone complained. The FDNY odd couple shared hugs, handshakes and gifts Tuesday as they said hello nearly a month after the heroic Milukas plucked the youngster from a raging Brooklyn fire.
- PUB DATE: 9/23/2015 12:00:00 AM - SOURCE: new york daily news
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Posted: Sep 23, 2015

Delaware State Police: Note threatened officers, firefighters

Delaware state police are investigating a note left outside an ambulance dispatching facility in Camden that threatened police officers, firefighters and EMTs. The note, discovered last Friday, advises agencies to “give all your employees bullet prof (sic) vest. We’re after all EMS, fire and police.
- PUB DATE: 9/23/2015 12:00:00 AM - SOURCE: Wilmington News Journal (Delaware Online)
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Posted: Sep 22, 2015

Traveling Florida firefighters save snakebite victim in Colorado

After traveling almost 2,000 miles to Colorado, a group of Fort Lauderdale firefighters didn't expect to deal with any emergencies. Then they heard screaming. Running to see what the commotion was about, they found a young woman had been bitten by a rattlesnake while walking her dog in Pulpit Rock Park, on the north end of Colorado Springs.
- PUB DATE: 9/22/2015 12:00:00 AM - SOURCE: sun sentinel
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Posted: Sep 22, 2015

Update: Minnesota city council votes to eliminate full-time firefighters

The Brainerd City Council Monday night approved a resolution restructuring the Brainerd Fire Department from a mix of full-time and paid on-call firefighters to a fully paid on-call department. A group consisting of Fire Chief Tim Holmes, city officials and representatives from the Minnesota Professional Firefighters, the firefighters union, have been working on restructuring discussions for about three months.
- PUB DATE: 9/22/2015 12:00:00 AM - SOURCE: brainerd dispatch
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Posted: Sep 22, 2015

Montana firefighters use recycling to fashion training facility

The live-fire training facility tucked into the northwest corner of Billings Logan International Airport isn’t only noteworthy because of what it’s made of, but also because of how much it cost to construct — $85,000. Built from 12 recycled food industry shipping containers, the new facility can be set on fire time and again and remain standing, ready for the next training session.
- PUB DATE: 9/22/2015 12:00:00 AM - SOURCE: billings gazette
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