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Shenandoah National Forest (Karen Bleier/Getty Images)

State Firefighters To Battle Virginia Blaze

A Connecticut crew is headed out to help fight a wildfire


New Jersey firefighter (Photo by Michael Bocchieri/Getty Images)

Fire The Teachers, The Cops And The Firefighters?

Remember when Republicans praised first responders? Remember when Republicans where Leaving No Child Behind? There was a time, not so long ago, when the people who kept us safe and the people who educated our […]


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Cops: Man Loses Pants Getting Stuck In Restaurant’s Roof Vent During Break-In

Springfield police say a man who got stuck in a roof vent while trying to break into a recently closed restaurant where he had once worked lost his pants during the rescue.


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Jury Rules Engine Responsible in Sikorsky Helicopter Crash

An Oregon jury ruled Tuesday that a problem with an engine was responsible for the 2008 crash of a Sikorsky helicopter that killed nine firefighters during a wildfire in Northern California.


Bridgeport fire

Candle Started Fatal Fire

An investigation has determined that a 2010 blaze that killed two Bridgeport firefighters was an accident started by a candle that was left burning too close to combustible materials.


File photo of a gavel (Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

Appeals Court Revives Firefighter’s Lawsuit Over Lost Promotion

A federal appeals court in New York has revived a lawsuit brought by a black New Haven firefighter who claims he unjustly lost a promotion in a 2003 exam that became the subject of a U.S. Supreme Court ruling.


File photo of a gavel (Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

$2 Million Damage Award In Reverse Discrimination Case

A group of Connecticut firefighters who won a reverse discrimination case before the U.S. Supreme Court in 2009 have won about $2 million in damages from the city of New Haven.




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