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  1. Firefighting News: San Jose (CA) Firefighter Injured in 3-Alarm Fire

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    Thu, 25 Sep 2014

    A San Jose (CA) firefighter was injured in a three-alarm fire Wednesday at an apartment building. The condition of the injured firefighter was not available, according to the local news. Power lines were down for some reason at the scene

  2. Firefighter in D.C. Patient Death Case Heads Back to Academy

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    Mon, 15 Sep 2014

    The probationary firefighter who was initially blamed when an elderly man died after being denied ..... undergo remedial training, reports The Washington Post. D.C. Firefighter Tells Investigators He Tried to Get Help for Dying Man Remy Jones

  3. Firefighting News: Firefighter Sues Staten Island (NY) Resident for Injury Sustained During Call

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    Wed, 24 Sep 2014

    An FDNY firefighter is suing a Staten Island (NY) homeowner for an injury he reportedly ..... NBC report (http://bit.ly/1yqP6ag), Andrew Cannon, the firefighter in question, filed a lawsuit against homeowner Kudar Uday for a shoulder

  4. Report: Dallas Firefighter Death Due to Commanders Decisions and Communication Problems

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    Thu, 18 Sep 2014

    decisions were largely to blame for the death of a Dallas firefighter last year, reports The Dallas Morning News. Nearly 16 months ..... what Wilson's longtime friend Jim Crump, a retired Dallas firefighter , had said early on in the investigation. Crump said reading

  5. Off-Duty Florida Firefighter Rescues Man from Submerged Car

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    Sun, 3 Aug 2014

    Volusia County firefighter Lt. Jeremiah Greathouse was on vacation in St. Augustine with his family, about to do some back-to-school shopping for his

  6. Window Lifts for Firefighter Rescue

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    Mon, 4 Feb 2013

    window and sash if not done already. Our firefighter will be placed with their feet positioned ..... base of the sill. The position of the firefighter on the ladder is that their shoulder ..... difficult to remove it once the load of the firefighter is on it. The air pack will now be

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    we will remove the window and sash if not done already. Our firefighter will be placed with their feet positioned at the base of the sill. The position of the firefighter on the ladder is that their shoulder should be level with the sill, or slightly below. And they will be utilizing an alternative leg lock. If the traditional leg lock is used, then it will be extremely difficult to remove it once the load of the firefighter is on it. The air pack will now be removed from the downed firefighter via the roll method. With the door shut and window taken, the products of combustion should be minimal at ground level. In this instance we will demonstrate a three person lift. The firefighter gets lifted to the sill, and the legs are positioned on the shoulders of the firefighter on the left. As his arms straighten out, the injured firefighter drops into the nicely created forward space. Then the firefighter is brought to the ground. [MUSIC] We again start with shutting the door to the room that you're in to provide a
    leg lock. Now the rescuers will lift first, and then flip the firefighter out of the window. The ladder carry is across the arms, with the head slightly elevated. [MUSIC] The next lift is done
    carry is different. The legs now go on either side of the firefighter's knees. [MUSIC] And he gets brought down the ladder. [MUSIC] [UNKNOWN] communicate to all involved. The position of the firefighter exiting the window usually dictates what ladder carry is to be done. This also works phenomenal on civilians as well. The next
  7. Firefighter Rescues: Providence (RI) Firefighter Reflects on Rescue, Award Nod

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    Tue, 6 May 2014

    In a new video, Providence (RI) Firefighter Jermaine Woods reflects on a rescue ..... Providence Fire Department," said Firefighter Woods in a city-issued report last ..... Pawtucket (RI) House Fire More Firefighter Rescues

  8. Police: Rookie D.C. Firefighter Arrested on Gun Charges

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    Mon, 26 Jan 2015

    A rookie firefighter in Washington, D.C., has been arrested on gun charges, according ..... bit.ly/1LbRlSy . MORE D.C. FIRE NEWS Rookie D.C . Firefighter Involved in Patient Death Terminated Seven D.C . Firefighters Under

  9. Firefighter Marriage: How to Sleep with a Firefighter

    Article

    Tue, 6 Jan 2015

    each other during the day. But for the firefighter couple, our task is twice as difficult ..... to get along both day and night. My firefighter works a 24-hour shift, and it is a blessing ..... struggling a bit to actually sleep with their firefighter . Firefighters are just as tough to get to sleep

  10. New York Firefighter Responding to Call Hits Firefighter with Fire Apparatus

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    Wed, 21 Jan 2015

    A firefighter responding to a house fire in Herkimer County struck a fellow firefighter with his vehicle Tuesday afternoon, reports syracuse.com. Firefighter Jared R. Thayer, 25, of Little Falls, was driving his 2004 Ford pickup truck toward