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  • Ohio department building new fire stations to reduce cancer cases for firefighters
    Keeping firefighters safe is top of mind for city leaders. After a Columbus firefighter lost his battle with cancer a few weeks ago, a new fire station in the far east side of town is being built with firefighters safety and health in mind. Fire station 35 in Blacklick is being constructed with decontamination showers, better exhaust ventilation, and a specific room where firefighters go to after a scene to decontaminate their gear.
    - PUB DATE: 10/19/2018 12:00:00 AM - SOURCE: WSYX-TV ABC 6
  • FDNY set to graduate 15 women firefighters — highest number in department's history
    The FDNY will be celebrating a five-alarm milestone on Friday. Fifteen women are set to proudly walk across the stage and receive their graduation certificates at the Greater Allen A.M.E. Cathedral of New York in Jamaica, Queens — the highest number the department’s seen since 1982, when the FDNY opened its doors to 41 women following a groundbreaking discrimination lawsuit.
    - PUB DATE: 10/19/2018 12:00:00 AM - SOURCE: New York Daily News
  • Arizona firefighter dies during training
    A Saint David Fire District firefighter died in training Wednesday. According to Saint David Fire District, 36-year-old Joshua Eugin died during a multi-department training exercise. Eugin was taking part in a "blackout drill," in which firefighters simulate rescuing victims inside a dark structure with fake smoke.
    - PUB DATE: 10/19/2018 12:00:00 AM - SOURCE: KGUN9.com
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