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Working Structure Fire in Spartanburg County

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Posted on SConFire.com   10 hours ago

SConFire.com CAD: Zoom 2014-10-20 12:33:00 | SC | SPARTANBURG CO| SPARTANBURG | *STRUCTURE FIRE* | BRIARCLIFF ROAD | 1.5 STORY SFD W/ HEAVY FIRE CONDTIONS @WYFF.COM | SC-01 House on fire on Briarcliff Road in Spartanburg. We're told everyone got out ...

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Helmet Cam: House Fire in Pine Hill, NJ

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Posted on Fire Critic   11 hours ago

Helmet camera video from Pine Hill, NJ. The intent of this video is to serve as a training aid to any fire department or firefighter interested by demonstrating the effectiveness of a single, well-placed 1 3/4 inch attack hoseline and the subsequent order of actions affording the most effective fire suppression results.

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Video: Detroit Firefighters Battle 2 Alarm Fire in A Vacant Apartment Building

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Posted on Fire Critic   12 hours ago

On October 17th 2014 at 2:58PM, a building fire was reported in the vicinity of Grand River and West Chicago Boulevard. Upon arrival engine 42 found a vacant 4 story apartment building going throughout on two floors and requested 2 additional engines. An interior attack was made, but due to deteriorating fire conditions, all companies were ordered out. A 2nd alarm was requested, and companies went into defensive mode. requested a 2nd alarm, and Defensive operations were set up. Ladders 17 and 7 as well as two engine monitors fought the fire while struggling with low water pressure. The fire was brought mostly under control within two hours, though it continued to flare up for the rest of the night. The Stanhope apartment building was a total loss.

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Another Stolen Ambulance

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Posted on Fire Geezer   13 hours ago

The patient later returned to the vehicle and entered the driver’s seat before the paramedics were able to lock the doors. The paramedics then exited the ambulance and the man drove away.

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$1 Million Whistleblower Verdict Against LAFD Upheld

Posted on Fire Law Blog   1 day ago

The California Court of Appeals has upheld a $1 million jury verdict against the City of Los Angeles in a suit brought by two city fire officers. Battalion Chief John Miller and Captain Michael Rueda sued in 2009 after they were removed from the department's Arson Counter-Terrorism Section...

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They Laughed, They Cried…

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Posted on Ambulance Driver Files   1 day ago

… they held their lighters aloft and swayed rhythmically. Women threw their panties on the stage, men bought me drinks. You know, the usual. The folks at the Western Massachusetts EMS Association were gracious enough to have me deliver the ...

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