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  • At a frigid crash on New York interstate, firefighters use industrial heater to help save driver's life
    VIDEO: he wind chill was -30 degrees Monday morning when a rental box truck crashed into the back of a tractor trailer on the Thruway in Henrietta. The driver's life was saved, in part, because the firefighters who got there kept him warm. They used an industrial heater to pump hot air into the cab of the truck when they were trying to pull him out.
    - PUB DATE: 1/22/2019 12:00:00 AM - SOURCE: WHEC News 10
  • Fire District in Montana asks judge to dismiss lawsuit, sues state
    The Central Valley Fire District asked a Gallatin County judge Wednesday to throw out a lawsuit that claims the fire district doesn’t have the authority to enforce state fire codes on a wedding venue in the Belgrade area. Foster Creek Farm filed the lawsuit against the fire district in Gallatin County District Court in May.
    - PUB DATE: 1/22/2019 12:00:00 AM - SOURCE: Bozeman Daily Chronicle
  • California teens show off their skills learned at firefighter youth academy
    VIDEO: For the past nine weeks, teens from the Sacramento area have been learning what it takes to become a firefighter. The Sacramento Regional Firefighter Youth Academy offers a program that provides life guidance and career exploration for at-risk high schoolers. “We characterize ‘at risk’ as being youth who might have academic, social or economic challenges in their life, and we just want to make sure that we can be a resource and that we can provide opportunities for youth to be successful in life,” said Byron Berhel, a retired fire captain who is now the CEO for Solutions for At Risk Youth.
    - PUB DATE: 1/22/2019 12:00:00 AM - SOURCE: KCRA 3
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