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Africa: Fire Chief Says People Contributing to Recent Rash of Fires

By Punch: Director of Osun State Fire Service, Michael Ogundipe, talks to BOLA BAMIGBOLA about the incessant outbreaks of fire in the state, where recently in one week, over 30 cases were experienced How would...

Okla. Firefighters Resign Leaving Vol. Dept. Inoperable

By Justin Shrair, KOTV: The town of Big Cabin is without their all-volunteer fire department after half of the firefighters resigned over a dispute between the department and the town. The fire chief said his...

Charity Raises $100K for Better Volunteer Firefighter Masks

By Sue Dunlevy, Daily Examiner: Volunteer firefighters are battling blazes with face masks that don’t properly protect them from dangerous and potentially cancer-causing fumes – and a charity is...

Volunteer Firefighter Once Backup Rock Singer

By AFP: In a country well known for colourful characters, Maggie McKinney still stands out as she shepherds her crew of volunteer firefighters in one of the areas hardest hit by Australia’s ferocious...

Prof. Develops Video Game-Like Tech to Track Firefighters in Buildings

By Amy Moreno, King 5: When firefighters take on a fire at a large building or warehouse, there are concerns about ‘mayday scenarios,’ where a firefighter becomes trapped or disoriented and needs...

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