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Posted: Sep 22, 2015

Former Alabama fire chief's death ruled suicide

A former Autaugaville Volunteer Fire Department chief committed suicide two days before he was to be sentenced on ethics violations. Ernest Stoudemire was found dead Sunday, said Sheriff Joe Sedinger. The death has been ruled a suicide, the sheriff said. He declined to release specifics, given the nature of the case.
- PUB DATE: 9/22/2015 12:00:00 AM - SOURCE: montgomery advertiser
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Posted: Sep 22, 2015

Why firefighter research sends mixed signals

One morning the newspaper headlines read that research discovered that eggs are the perfect food for perfect health. The next day they read that scientists have found that eating eggs for breakfast is like holding a loaded gun to your head. It is so confusing that it makes you just want to eat a donut, doesn't it? This scientific double talk isn't confined to breakfast foods.
- PUB DATE: 9/22/2015 12:00:00 AM - SOURCE: firerescue1
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Posted: Sep 21, 2015

Texas firefighter/EMT dies in crash with semi on highway

A Burnet Fire Department ambulance rear-ended a semi Friday evening. The Burnet Fire Department has identified the paramedic driving the ambulance was firefighter and EMT Daniel Hampton. Hampton died as a result as his injuries. Hampton was a two year veteran of the Burnet Fire Department and is survived by his spouse and four children.
- PUB DATE: 9/21/2015 12:00:00 AM - SOURCE: KXAN-TV NBC 36 Austin
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Posted: Sep 21, 2015

Thousands pay tribute at Fallen Firefighters Memorial in Colorado

The 2015 IAFF firefighter memorial was held Saturday, Sept. 19 at Memorial Park. Thousands of people were there to pay tribute to firefighters across America and Canada. A newly renovated memorial was unveiled with the names of those who paid the ultimate price. “This event here means everything to the firefighters,” President of Colorado Springs Professional Firefighters IAFF Local 5, Justin Koch said.
- PUB DATE: 9/21/2015 12:00:00 AM - SOURCE: FOX21News.com
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Posted: Sep 21, 2015

San Francisco Fire Department’s key training center to shut down soon

White smoke from a fire is billowing out the windows of a two-story home, and somewhere inside are three victims. Rigs from San Francisco Fire Station 7 squeal onto the scene. The firefighters pry open the metal front door. A child is rescued from under the living room couch, and two adults are saved from an upstairs bedroom.
- PUB DATE: 9/21/2015 12:00:00 AM - SOURCE: firerescue1
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