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LAFD Chief Brian Cummings steps down

LA’s fire chief is out of a job. Brian Cummings will step down at the end of the month after nagging criticism about department response times. Phil and Penny spoke with Dr. Fernando Guerra, who […]

10/11/2013

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Chief: NH scouts calm after burns from lightning

CONCORD, N.H. (AP) — A New Hampshire fire chief who helped triage 23 Boy Scouts who suffered burns during a campground lightning strike says they were “incredibly calm” throughout their ordeal. “No one was screaming […]

06/25/2013

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Boston fire chief resigns, citing bomb criticism

BOSTON (AP) — Boston’s fire chief announced his resignation Monday, saying public criticism from his deputies for the way he responded to the marathon bombings has made it impossible for him to do his job. […]

06/03/2013

Los Angeles firefighter motorcycle response team

LOS ANGELES (AP) – Firefighters on motorcycles are skirting Los Angeles road congestion and getting to places where bigger vehicles can’t. The Fire Department’s five-member unit of two-wheeled first responders can get to an injured […]

09/24/2012

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