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Posted: Aug 14, 2018

Clark County, Yacolt public safety mentor and guide retires after 47 years

It’s the end of an era in Yacolt as longtime public safety leader Tom McDowell has officially stepped away from his post at Clark County Fire District 13 and North Country EMS. Most recently assistant chief for the two agencies, McDowell has been a part of the town and surrounding region’s fire and medical response services for nearly five decades, serving as chief for much of that time until his July 31 retirement.
- PUB DATE: 8/14/2018 1:42:13 AM - SOURCE: The Reflector.com
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Posted: Aug 14, 2018

North Carolina firefighter dies after rescuing person trapped in trench

A veteran firefighter with the Orange Rural Fire Department died at the main station in downtown Hillsborough on Monday after helping to rescue a person trapped in a trench. Hillsborough Mayor Tom Stevens identified the firefighter as Assistant Chief Jeff Holden, who had been with the department since 2001.
- PUB DATE: 8/14/2018 12:00:00 AM - SOURCE: The Herald Sun
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Posted: Aug 14, 2018

Florida firefighters rescued after live power line falls on fire engine

Rescue crews freed three Miramar firefighters late Monday after they became trapped when a live power line fell on their fire engine, authorities said. Jose A. Gregorisch, a spokesman for the Miramar Fire-Rescue Department, said the fire engine struck a low-hanging power line in the 9000 block of Miramar Parkway as the engine left the station on a call.
- PUB DATE: 8/14/2018 12:00:00 AM - SOURCE: WPLG-TV ABC Local10.com - Miami & Fort Lauderdale
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Posted: Aug 14, 2018

Police: 15-year-old former junior firefighter steals firetruck in Pennsylvania

A 15-year-old boy drove off in a firetruck from the Strinestown Community Fire Co. station over the weekend after walking out of a juvenile facility in Springettsbury Township and stealing a county-owned vehicle he drove to the station, officials said. It happened in the early-morning hours of Sunday, Aug.
- PUB DATE: 8/14/2018 12:00:00 AM - SOURCE: York Dispatch
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Posted: Aug 14, 2018

Ohio firefighter named CrossFit's fittest 50-year-old man

Cliff Musgrave been named the world’s fittest 50-year-old CrossFit athlete in the men's division. He also happens to be an Akron firefighter. "It’s a very blue collar job with structural firefighting," said Musgrave. "So being in shape certainly makes it better." Musgrave isn’t just in shape, he was named the world’s fittest 50-year-old man after competing in the year’s Reebok CrossFit Games.
- PUB DATE: 8/14/2018 12:00:00 AM - SOURCE: WKYC-TV NBC 3 Cleveland
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