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Posted: Sep 15, 2020

Assaults against first responders raising nationwide concern

A reported assault on two Baltimore City firefighters is contributing to the nationwide, rising concern over attacks on first responders. According to the department, the firefighters were assaulted while responding to a reported fire on Eastern Avenue in southeast Baltimore Sunday night. Officials say a man threw glass bottles at the crew as they attempted to enter the home.
- PUB DATE: 9/15/2020 12:00:00 AM - SOURCE: WBFF-TV FOX 45 Baltimore
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Posted: Sep 15, 2020

NYPD vs. FDNY baseball game: A manager, player among many remembered on 9/11

VIDEO: It has been 19 years, but Scott Miller gets the details right. Some memories — especially the really good and really bad — are indelible. Friday night, Miller managed the FDNY baseball team, which, despite nearly blowing an 11-run lead and leaving 17 men on base, edged the NYPD 12-10 in a four-hour marathon.
- PUB DATE: 9/15/2020 12:00:00 AM - SOURCE: Poughkeepsie Journal
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Posted: Sep 15, 2020

Pennsylvania borough to disband unionized, full-time fire department

Borough leaders recently informed firefighters here they would eliminate unionized, full-time positions and transition to a department that relies on part-timers, volunteers and subcontractors. Firefighters whose jobs are on the line are steamed and residents plan to stage a protest outside of Tuesday night’s council meeting at the borough’s municipal “The fire department has religiously worked in the best interest of the borough,” said firefighter John Fronzoni, a 20-year veteran who is union steward for the department.
- PUB DATE: 9/15/2020 12:00:00 AM - SOURCE: The Citizens' Voice
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Posted: Sep 15, 2020

'We have never been so scared': Lynnwood couple flees from Cold Springs Wildfire

As people in Seattle are trapped inside their homes because of dangerous air quality, some families in Eastern and Central Washington are still trying to escape the biggest wildfire burning in our state—the Cold Springs/ Pearl Hill Wildfire. One Lynnwood couple was camping and got an alert to leave now—and it was mayhem from there.
- PUB DATE: 9/15/2020 12:00:00 AM - SOURCE: KOMO-TV ABC 4 and Radio 1000
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Posted: Sep 15, 2020

Arson suspected in fire that destroyed 2 Bothell homes

Snohomish County investigators believe arson could have been the cause in a late Monday night fire that destroyed two Bothell homes. A person saw smoke coming from the 3500 block of 226th Place SE in Bothell around 9 p.m. and called for help, according to the Snohomish County Fire District 7. Firefighters arrived find flames coming from two homes under construction.
- PUB DATE: 9/15/2020 12:00:00 AM - SOURCE: KOMO-TV ABC 4 and Radio 1000
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