firefighters

wildfires rage under plumes of smoke in Bairnsdale, Australia
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January 07, 2020 - 8:15 pm
BOISE, Idaho (AP) — U.S. officials said Tuesday they're planning to send at least another 100 firefighters to Australia to join 159 already in the country battling wildfires that have killed 25 people and destroyed 2,000 homes. The National Interagency Fire Center in Boise, Idaho, said that 90...
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memorial stones at the Wildland Firefighters Monument at the National Interagency Fire Center in Boise, Idaho, for wildland firefighters killed by a wildfire on June 30, 2013, near Yarnell, Ariz.
(AP Photo/Keith Ridler)
July 14, 2019 - 2:01 pm
Federal officials at the National Interagency Fire Center in Boise have started making efforts to change that mindset after noticing an increase in wildland firefighter suicides in recent years.
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(Jeremy Perrien/Scott County Rural Fire Protection District via AP)
April 24, 2019 - 5:53 pm
A Missouri county trying to recruit new firefighters is getting real with its sales pitch, saying in signs posted outside its stations that the job offers "Hard Labor, Odd Hours, Low Pay (and) Cool Helmet."
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(AP Photo/Michael Dwyer)
April 23, 2019 - 1:00 pm
The largest firefighters union is preparing to formally endorse Joe Biden's expected presidential run this week, with group leaders saying they will be "investing" heavily in the former vice president's anticipated bid.
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Faithfuls attend a Sunday Mass at the grandiose Saint-Eustache church on the Right Bank of the Seine river in Paris, Sunday, April 21, 2019. The archbishop of Paris and Catholics from around France and the world honored the firefighters who saved Notre Da
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April 21, 2019 - 10:11 am
Paris Archbishop Michel Aupetit handed over a bible that had been rescued from Notre Dame to the firefighters, who held a place of honor at Sunday's service.
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April 17, 2019 - 1:09 pm
Notre Dame Cathedral would have burned to the ground in a "chain-reaction collapse" had firefighters not moved as rapidly as they did to battle the blaze racing through the beloved landmark building, a French government official said Wednesday.
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North Charleston Fire Department/ Charleston Animal Society
Meredith Ganzman
April 08, 2019 - 5:22 pm
Captain Paul Bryant and this pup met when he rescued him from under a pile of rocks. A father and son bike riding in the area first heard the desperate dog’s cries. Bryant dug him out from the rubble. Incredibly the little guy suffered no injuries. It was actually the nearly 20 year North...
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