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  • Mesquite Chamber Lunch Focuses On Medical And Emergency Services 17 Jul 2019 14:50 Moapa Valley Progress By VERNON ROBISON Moapa Valley Progress Mesquite Fire Department Chief Jason Andrus addresses members of the Mesquite Chamber of Commerce at a luncheon meeting held on Wednesday at the Conestoga Golf Clubhouse in Mesquite. PHOTO BY VERNON ROBISON/Moapa …
  • Firefighters get the training they need to fight wildfires 23 Jun 2019 14:37 GoSkagit FIDALGO ISLAND — Tucked in a forested area on the south side of Lake Campbell, brush burned and smoke clouded the air. The fire that burned June 16 was part of a four-day annual wildfire training exercise hosted by nearby Skagit County Fire District 11, …
  • Clarksville Mayor Joe Pitts announces Freddie Montgomery as choice for Fire Chief 20 Jun 2019 08:58 WJZM   Clarksville, TN – Clarksville Mayor Joe Pitts has selected Hopkinsville Fire Chief Freddie Montgomery to lead Clarksville Fire Rescue after a nationwide search and consideration of a large field of candidates. “Our search was broad and wide, and plenty …
  • Austin-Travis County EMS Saves Real Lives on First Responders Live 19 Jun 2019 18:30 Austin Chronicle Austin-Travis County EMS medic Bob Luddy, one of the stars of Fox's new reality show First Responders Live There’s an old saying in the news industry: If it bleeds, it leads. There are easy ratings in human tragedy and accidents, from the combination …
  • Smithfield man becomes EMT following family tragedy 30 May 2019 21:59 Daily Press No one could reach Nancy Starnes that Saturday in September 2017. Her grandson, Paul Starnes, thought his grandmother’s home phone wasn’t working. Sometimes she forgot to put it on the charger. As concern built among his family members, he went to her …
  • Slave Lake offering free movie showings, internet cafes and free gym passes to Alberta wildfire evacuees 23 May 2019 23:51 Edmonton Journal An out-of-control wildfire roaring towards High Level forced about 5,000 residents from their northwest Alberta homes Monday afternoon as an evacuation order directed them to safety in communities hundreds of kilometres to the south. This story will be …
  • Out-of-control Chuckegg Creek wildfire has grown to almost 92,000 hectares 23 May 2019 16:30 Edmonton Journal An out-of-control wildfire roaring towards High Level forced about 5,000 residents from their northwest Alberta homes Monday afternoon as an evacuation order directed them to safety in communities hundreds of kilometres to the south. This story will be …
  • High Level wildfire one of 30 ... 22 May 2019 18:45 Calgary Herald An out-of-control wildfire roaring towards High Level forced about 5,000 residents from their northwest Alberta homes Monday afternoon as an evacuation order directed them to safety in communities hundreds of kilometres to the south. This story will be …
  • 'Long and tough battle': High Level wildfire one of 30 active fires burning in Alberta 22 May 2019 12:19 Edmonton Journal An out-of-control wildfire roaring towards High Level forced about 5,000 residents from their northwest Alberta homes Monday afternoon as an evacuation order directed them to safety in communities hundreds of kilometres to the south. This story will be …
  • Westport Fire Department wins youth firefighter award 14 May 2019 00:52 Southcoast Today The National Volunteer Fire Council announced Monday the Westport Fire Department will receive the 2019 Junior Firefighter Program of the Year Award, sponsored by California Casualty. This national award honors a junior firefighter program or Explorer Post …
  • Residents displaced, but no injuries in fire 10 May 2019 01:54 Chatham This Week More than a dozen residents were left without a home, however, there were no injuries reported in a Wednesday afternoon fire on Grant Street in Chatham. Published on: May 9, 2019 | Last Updated: May 9, 2019 6:58 PM EDT Crews fight a fire on Grant Street in …
  • How San Francisco's new Fire Chief plans to build a better Bay Area 08 May 2019 07:56 KGO SAN FRANCISCO (KGO) -- There's a new boss at the San Francisco Fire Department. Her friends call her Nine (pronounced neen), but you may know her as Chief Jeanine Nicholson. Mayor London Breed swore Chief Nicholson in at City Hall on Monday. RELATED: …
  • Answering the call: LI fire departments make pitch for new volunteers 27 Apr 2019 11:49 Newsday A few minutes after an alarm went off in the Syosset fire station on South Oyster Bay Road on a recent Tuesday afternoon, Bo Tian, a banker, suited up in the station and headed for the truck known as Engine 5. He climbed into the truck alongside an …
  • Village of Manlius recruits full-time, paid fire chief 22 Apr 2019 20:23 Skaneateles Press Apr 22, 2019 Kate Hill Eagle Bulletin, News, News By Kate Hill Staff Writer The Village of Manlius Board of Trustees is seeking qualified candidates for the new full-time, paid position of Manlius Fire Department Chief of Fire. Owned by the village, the …
  • Fire chiefs face a growing concern in York County. Could heading back to school help? 11 Apr 2019 22:51 Herald Fire chiefs face a growing concern in York County. Could heading back to school help? york county, SC York County fire chiefs aren’t exactly going back to the drawing board searching for volunteers. But they might go back to the classroom. The 18 …
  • Ambulance RFP called into question, and more from our inbox 05 Apr 2019 00:18 Colorado Springs Independent Editor's note: The following have been submitted by Indy readers, unedited, un-fact-checked, and presented in whole. Join the conversation in the comment section below, or via email to letters@csindy.com. Sad prospects With this letter I would like to …
  • Leonardo: working to bring the AW609 Tiltrotor to the Japanese 20 Mar 2019 15:41 Airframer: The journal of aircraft manufacturing   Front page Leonardo: working to bring the AW609 Tiltrotor to the Japanese Leonardo and Nakanihon Air Service, Co., Ltd. of Japan (Nakanihon Air Service) signed at Heli-Expo a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to establish a joint working group that will …
  • Silver Creek board commends rescue crews, DPW 07 Mar 2019 07:28 The OBSERVER OBSERVER Photos by J.M. Lesinski The Silver Creek village board taking their seats at the latest board meeting Monday. (Staff photos) screekcrewscommend2: A boat that was destroyed in a fire in Sunset Bay in February. Silver Creek Volunteer Fire Department …
  • For Nye, 100 First Responders March in Memory 06 Mar 2019 15:46 The Wanderer Sunday was a solemn day for the Tri-Town community and its first responders as many gathered in Mattapoisett to honor the memory of Thomas Nye, a 45-year veteran of the Marion Fire Department who died February 27 in the line of duty.             Over 100 …
  • Babcock International Group Plc (BCKIF) CEO Archie Bethel on February 2019 Trading Update Conference Call (Transcript) 02 Mar 2019 03:25 Seeking Alpha Babcock International Group Plc (OTCPK:BCKIF) February 2019 Trading Update Conference Call February 26, 2019 3:00 AM ET Company Participants Archie Bethel - Chief Executive Franco Martinelli - Group Financial Director Conference Call Participants Joe Brent …