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Flooding Puts Germany’s Volunteer Fire Service in Spotlight

Germany has as many as 22,000 volunteer fire departments, and those numbers are rising By DW.com Fire brigades usually carry out rescue and recovery operations, extinguish fires and protect life and property...

Pa. Volunteer Firefighter Dies at House Fire

He began volunteering because the Canadian here on his wife’s work visa wasn’t permitted to work for money By Firefighter Close Calls A 35-year-old volunteer Firefighter in the Philadelphia...

Hazmat Vol Firefighters Getting it Done in the Volunteer State

They are the only all-volunteer hazmat crew in the state By Hazmat Nation Hawkins County Emergency Response Team was organized in May 1995 by Bob Laeng, who served as chief. He had a favorite saying that has...

Nigeria: Armed Firefighters to Protect Fire Scenes from Mobs

The new Fire Police units will provide security on the perimeters of fire scenes against vandalism and attacks By Omeiza Ajayi, Vanguard Nigeria The Federal Government has disclosed its resolve to create an...

U.S. Army Builds Fire, Rescue Stations for Armenia

The humanitarian-aid project includes building two new fire stations and renovating another By Christopher Gardner, US Army Construction is underway on three fire and rescue station projects in the Shirak...

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