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Posted: Jun 26, 2015

Centralia Firefighters Union honors Centralia Police Officer Neil Hoium

We can’t all be firefighters, but a select few in Centralia can become honorary firefighters. The Centralia Firefighters Local 451 named Centralia Police Officer Neil Hoium an Honorary Firefighter at the Riverside Fire Authority’s Board of Governance meeting Wednesday evening. The union has given out the award a handful of times since its creation in 1999, said firefighter Mark Stahl, who organized this year’s award.
- PUB DATE: 6/26/2015 3:36:18 AM - SOURCE: Centralia Chronicle
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Posted: Jun 26, 2015

Joyce firefighters first in Clallam to receive state-of-art equipment

Clallam County Fire District No. 4 says it has become the first in the county to obtain a newly certified self-contained breathing apparatus. Recently approved by the National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health, the new MSA brand G1 equipment provides firefighters with increased visibility, longer attack times and warning signals to let them know the status of each other's air supply at a glance, according to a news release.
- PUB DATE: 6/26/2015 3:16:22 AM - SOURCE: Port Angeles Peninsula Daily News
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Posted: Jun 26, 2015

Anacortes assistant chief retiring after 31 years with fire department

After 31 years with the Anacortes Fire Department, Assistant Chief John Bird is retiring. His last day is Tuesday. The position is temporarily being filled by Nick Walsh, who has been provisionally appointed to division chief. Fire Chief Richard Curtis said the assistant chief position, which oversees training and EMS, is really too much for one person to do.
- PUB DATE: 6/26/2015 2:43:39 AM - SOURCE: Go Anacortes.com
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Posted: Jun 26, 2015

Connecticut deputy marshal extinguishes male firefighter stigma

When Marilyn Gillotti joined the Danbury Fire Department in 1987, she was one of only two women firefighters. The walls were covered with Playboy magazine posters, she had to put a sign outside the door when using the only bathroom in the building and she felt her colleagues often underestimated her skills.
- PUB DATE: 6/26/2015 12:00:00 AM - SOURCE: connecticut post
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Posted: Jun 26, 2015

Ohio firefighter has support, frustration one year after struck by lightning

Outside a nursing home in Hilliard, gray-haired women with walkers congregated around the automatic sliding doors. Men with canes sat on benches. But inside, in a single, spartan room just off the main entrance, a 55-year-old man lay on a raised bed, unable to sit up or move his legs. He used to be a giant.
- PUB DATE: 6/26/2015 12:00:00 AM - SOURCE: columbus dispatch
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