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Ohio Volunteer Asst. Fire Chief Dies When Tree Crushes Truck

By Nancy Molnar, Times-Reporter: Douglas E. Crabtree is being remembered for his service in the Harrison County fire and emergency medical services after his death, which was caused by injuries suffered when a...

Scholar: Firefighter Culture a Model for Police Reform

This sociology professor served as a volunteer firefighter to get an inside understanding of firefighting culture and how it could reshape police behavior By Roscoe Scarborough, The Conversation: Freddie Gray...

Man breaks into volunteer fire station, steals brush truck

By Marty Roney, Montgomery Adviser: The Autauga County Sheriff’s Office is looking for leads after a man broke into a volunteer fire station and stole a fire-fighting brush truck. The 2004 Dodge Ram 2500...

Wellness Apps Target Stress and Trauma in the Fire Service

Source: Cordico: More than  7,000 firefighters surveyed overwhelmingly reported they’ve experienced stressful and traumatic experiences on the job, with 75% suffering ongoing mental or emotional issues...

How Amazon Fires Compare to African Fires

By Antonio Cascias, DW.com: In NASA’s satellite images, the size of the forest fires in central Africa appears alarmingly large. It looks like a red chain, with fires extending from Angola across Congo...

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