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Volunteer Firefighters Relive Bridge Collapse That Took out Pumper

No firefighters were injured, but the mini pumper’s undercarriage was damaged beyond repair By Jack Taylor, WVNS At the end of August, the Rhodell Volunteer Fire Department went out for a routine hydrant...

NY Volunteer Firefighters Sue to Reverse Dismissal

One volunteer claims retaliation, the others say the board isn’t following the rules; the board says they didn’t meet the 10% minimum call mark By Patrick Lakamp, Buffalo News They seem like the...

Malaysia to get 200 More Fire Stations and Extra Volunteer Fire Teams

At least five more community firefighting teams will be created to improve first-on-scene response capabilities By Malaysia Mail About 200 more fire stations of various categories will be built nationwide to...

Ore Volunteer Fire Chief Loses Home, Station, Keeps Battling

Many of the department’s volunteer firefighters also lost their home; the chief tries to rotate them out as soon as possible By KEZI A small town fire chief is being hailed a local hero. Upper McKenzie...

Volunteer Firefighting Pair Battle Flames, Loss, But Cement Love

He carried the engagement ring to keep it from getting lost to the fire, then popped the question early to “cheer her up” after both lost their childhood homes By Leslie McClurg, KQED Brandon North...

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