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Support Pours in for Fire Chief Battling Cancer and COVID

The combination department chief was put on a ventilator and sedated last week as he battles both late-stage cancer and COVID-19 By Brooke Hasch, WHAS11 his Thanksgiving will be especially hard for the Zoneton...

Nearly Half of Karachi Fire Stations Inoperable

In addition to fire station problems, several rigs are out of service and firefighters are owed months of back pay By The News Of the 25 fire stations in Karachi, 11 are non-functional which means the...

U.K. Fire to Offer ‘Work From Home’ Space to Get Volunteers on Station

Initial phase would be to put government office workers in fire stations to be on-call if needed By Deborah Price, Waterford Observer Fire chiefs in Hertfordshire are drawing up plans to encourage county...

Australia: Volunteer Firefighters Get Unique Fundraising Help

The effort tells island residents’ stories and has raised more than double what it set out to do By Brooke Neindorf and Gabriella Marchant, ABC.Net Kangaroo Island farmer Sabrina Davis did not expect...

Japan: Village Fire Protection Test Draws Tourists

The 11th century village is protected by 62 monitors kept in tiny huts By Samantha Pires, My Modern Met Twice a year, the picturesque and quiet village of Kayabuki no Sato puts on a popular water display...

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