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China: Firefighters Work 30 Hours Nonstop Saving Flood Victims

Nearly 70 firefighters worked for more than 30 hours to find 9 missing victims By Emilia Jiang, Daily Mail A firefighter in China has been left with extremely pale and wrinkly feet after tirelessly searching...

IAFC Wants Volunteer Fire Departments Loan Restrictions Lifted

Applicants are ineligible for the SBA loan if more than one-third of their revenue comes from legal gambling By Evan Davis, International Association of Fire Chiefs As a sad consequence of the SARS-CoV-2...

Portugal: Volunteer Chief Dies, Firefighter Badly Hurt in ‘Easy Fire’

One source sites lack of coordination with incident command and not having a full crew as to why things turned deadly By Natasha Donn, Portugal Resident An experienced fire chief died last night – and three...

Australia Fire Service Better Equipped for Next Fire Season

The government if funding the 15 priorities laid out in an official review of the 2019 wildland fire response in South Australia By ABC News South Australian firefighters will be equipped with 25 new trucks...

Combo Fire Dept. Union Calls for More Full-Time Staff

Mayor of the Toronto suburb says there has not been enough growth to add more full-time firefighters; the department has 4 full-timers and 61 part-time volunteers By Chris Hall, Port Perry Star The union...

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