Firefighters

Firefighters
Dreamstime
Larry Richert and John Shumway
November 29, 2018 - 11:04 am
In 1976, there were more than 300,000 firefighters in Pennsylvania. Today, there are fewer than 38,000.
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 After being in firefights in Afghanistan and Iraq, members of the new elite crew are bringing their military experience to bear as they battle wildfires in the most rugged country back home
(Kari Greer/BLM/USDA Forest Service via AP)
November 24, 2018 - 12:00 pm
After being in firefights in Afghanistan and Iraq, members of one of America's newest elite wildfire crews are tasked with fighting fires in rugged country back home.
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Kevin Young’s children present the product of their late father, Cup Board Pro
(Eric McCandless/ABC via AP)
October 22, 2018 - 4:18 pm
The sharks on "Shark Tank" are supporting an invention created by a New York City firefighter who died of cancer after helping clean up the aftermath of the Sept. 11 attacks.
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5-Year-Old Gets Ride To School In Fire Truck to Honor Late Firefighter Dad
August 17, 2018 - 3:38 pm
Instead of taking a yellow bus to his first day of kindergarten, five-year-old cooper got to take a yellow fire truck.
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Watch This Foul-Mouthed Bird Curse Out Firefighters Trying To Rescue Her
August 16, 2018 - 3:51 pm
Polly didn’t want a cracker -- Polly just wanted to be left alone!
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Firefighters Rescue Adorable Fawn Trapped In Construction Site
August 07, 2018 - 8:11 pm
Firefighters freed this fawn from the basement of a home under construction.
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(AP Photo/Noah Berger)
July 27, 2018 - 5:24 am
The Latest on California's wildfires (all times local):
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(Amber Arnold/Wisconsin State Journal via AP)
July 11, 2018 - 3:03 am
An explosion rocked a Wisconsin community after a contractor struck a natural gas main in a downtown area filled with bars and other businesses, injuring two firefighters and a police officer, authorities said.
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Firefighters
Jennifer Bloodworth
April 12, 2018 - 7:42 pm
A study commissioned by the Ruderman Family Foundation found that police officers and fire fighters are more likely to die by suicide than in the line of duty.
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