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Posted: Nov 20, 2017

Dallas police and fire pay lawsuit settlement brings former firefighter's long fight to a close

The file cabinets in Joe Bob Betzel's barn tell a story. It’s the two-decade story of a legal battle contending the City of Dallas underpaid its cops and firefighters. “It’s been over 25 years for me, so that’s like a career,” said Betzel, the retired Dallas firefighter who led the fight. On Tuesday, the Dallas City Council unanimously approved a nearly $62 million settlement.
- PUB DATE: 11/20/2017 12:00:00 AM - SOURCE: WFAA-TV ABC 8 Dallas - Fort Worth
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Posted: Nov 20, 2017

Billboard About Firefighter Overtime Turning Some Heads in Georgia

A billboard complaining about overtime Gwinnett County firefighters are required to work is turning some heads in Lawrenceville. Former firefighter Michael Flanagan signed the contract for the billboard at Hwy. 316 and Ga. 20, but says there are actually 40 people behind it. The rotating sign asks the county to stop mandatory overtime for firefighters complaining $15 million has been spent over three years.
- PUB DATE: 11/20/2017 12:00:00 AM - SOURCE: WSB Radio
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Posted: Nov 20, 2017

Fire Truck Photo of the Day-Sutphen Rescue-Pumper

Milam Township (OH) Fire Department rescue-pumper. Monarch cab and chassis; Cummins ISL9 450-hp engine; Hale Qmax 1,500-gpm pump; UPF Poly 1,000-gallon tank.

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Posted: Nov 19, 2017

Spokane fire damages South Hill house converted into apartments

Firefighters were able to quickly extinguish an apartment fire Friday evening in the 1200 block of W. 6th Ave. It happened around 6:15 p.m. Heavy fire was showing from the ground floor apartment unit when fire crews arrived on scene. The fire was threatening the upper level living spaces in the old South Hill home that had been converted into apartments.
- PUB DATE: 11/19/2017 6:15:01 AM - SOURCE: KAYU-TV MyFox Spokane
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Posted: Nov 19, 2017

East Jefferson Fire Rescue names Jim Walkowski as new fire chief

East Jefferson Fire Rescue (EJFR) has hired Jim Walkowski, a 32-year veteran of the fire service to be the new fire chief. Walkowski was most recently assistant chief at Spokane County Fire District 9, which is comprised of nine fire stations and 170 career and volunteer personnel within a 122-square-mile service area, according to an EJFR press release.
- PUB DATE: 11/19/2017 6:07:46 AM - SOURCE: Port Townsend Leader
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