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Posted: Oct 18, 2017

Veteran Florida firefighter, paramedic dies on the job

The Hernando County Fire Rescue announced the passing of one of their long-term firefighters and paramedics Tuesday. Steven R. Terry was found unresponsive by crew members of Fire Station #9 while on duty around 9:30 p.m. Monday evening. Crew members attempted to perform life-saving measures on him before he was sent to be treated at the Bayfront Brooksville Hospital.
- PUB DATE: 10/18/2017 12:00:00 AM - SOURCE: TSP-TV 10 News
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Posted: Oct 18, 2017

Judge says Ohio firefighter convicted in shift-trading scandal wasn't fired because he is black

A federal judge tossed a lawsuit filed by a black Cleveland firefighter criminally prosecuted and fired for paying his co-workers to cover his shifts, writing the firefighter did not show that race was the reason he lost his job. U.S. District Judge Christopher Boyko wrote in an opinion released Friday that Calvin Robinson did not show that he was treated differently than 12 white firefighters also prosecuted in the scandal that plagued the Cleveland fire department.
- PUB DATE: 10/18/2017 12:00:00 AM - SOURCE: Cleveland Plain Dealer & Cleveland.com
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Posted: Oct 18, 2017

Alabama volunteer fire department receives eviction notice

There's a battle of fire officials in Vance after the fire district sent an eviction letter to the volunteer fire department. Keith Mahaffey, the mayor of Vance, said the Vance Volunteer Fire Department has 30 days to move out of Fire Station One, because Vance is forming their own fire department just for the city.
- PUB DATE: 10/18/2017 12:00:00 AM - SOURCE: WBRC-TV Fox 6 Birmingham
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Posted: Oct 18, 2017

Idaho fire chief resigns after being placed on administrative leave

Weeks after being placed on administrative leave, Twin Falls’ fire chief has resigned. Tim Soule sent a letter late Friday notifying city administration of his immediate resignation. The city announced Tuesday that it accepted. Soule had been on paid administrative since Aug. 29 as the city conducted an investigation.
- PUB DATE: 10/18/2017 12:00:00 AM - SOURCE: Twin Falls Times-News
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Posted: Oct 18, 2017

New documentary ‘My Father’s House’ depicts the lasting impact of blaze that killed 12 FDNY heroes 50 years ago

A poignant documentary from the FDNY about the E. 23rd St. fire that killed 12 Bravest will be screened this week – marking the 51st anniversary of the fatal blaze. “My Father’s House” details the tragic fate of the two chiefs, two lieutenants and eight firefighters who died in the line of duty on Oct.
- PUB DATE: 10/18/2017 12:00:00 AM - SOURCE: New York Daily News
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