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  • New York volunteer firefighter seriously hurt in accident responding to call
    A volunteer firefighter remains at Strong Memorial Hospital with serious injuries following a crash Monday night. State Police say 27-year-old Jared Thompson was traveling eastbound on Route 31 in Murray around 5:40 p.m., responding to a call. Thompson is a member of the Fancher Hulberton Murray Fire Company and had his blue emergency lights activated, according to New York State Police.
    - PUB DATE: 11/13/2018 12:00:00 AM - SOURCE: WUHF Fox Rochester
  • Rescues, not firefight, prove emotional for firefighters in California
    Casey Peck had never prayed so hard. His fire engine was trapped with dozens of cars and panicked people as an inferno roared through the Sierra Nevada foothills town of Paradise on Thursday, hot enough to peel the firetruck’s paint and melt its hoses, blowing relief valves designed to withstand 900 degrees and immolating nearby vehicles.
    - PUB DATE: 11/13/2018 12:00:00 AM - SOURCE: Associated Press
  • Seattle Fire Department prepares contingency plans for ambulance strike
    The Seattle Fire Department has begun contingency planning in case critical private ambulance service is disrupted by a labor dispute. The emergency medical technicians for American Medical Response are now voting on whether to accept the company's offer or authorize a strike. They are members of Teamsters Local 763.
    - PUB DATE: 11/13/2018 12:00:00 AM - SOURCE: KIRO 7 Seattle
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