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  • Minnesota lawmakers celebrate high-rise sprinkler bill, plan to push for funding
    On the day before Thanksgiving in 2019, a fire tore through the 14th floor of Cedar High Apartments in Minneapolis. Five people died in the fire. State fire marshals determined sprinklers could've prevented the tragedy. It led to calls for changes to state and federal law. The high-rise apartment building, however, still doesn’t have sprinklers in every unit.
    - PUB DATE: 7/26/2021 12:00:00 AM - SOURCE: KSTP-TV ABC 5 Minneapolis
  • Montana man preserves and restores firefighting history
    VIDEO: You don’t have to be in Howie Schneider’s presence long to realize he’s a firefighter with more than 30 years of service. The family portraits give it away, as most of the Schneiders wear fire suits for a living. He’s the third generation and spent more than 10 years at the Los Angeles Fire Department, where his grandfather started.
    - PUB DATE: 7/26/2021 12:00:00 AM - SOURCE: KTVQ-TV CBS 2 Billings
  • Another Firefighter's Car Stolen Outside a DC Firehouse — This Time at Gunpoint
    VIDEO: For a second time this week, a D.C. firefighter has been the victim of car theft while on duty serving the public, but this time, it was an armed carjacking. “It’s extremely frustrating for people that are trying to help other people to have this happen to them,” D.C. Fire Chief John Donnelly said.
    - PUB DATE: 7/26/2021 12:00:00 AM - SOURCE: WRC-TV NBC 4 Washington DC
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