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Some Great Stories Posted on Some Other Fire and EMS Websites

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*  Dave Statter has posted the funeral details and schedule for the two Philadelphia firefighters who died in the Line of Duty on Monday.  They are on STATter911 HERE.  If you haven't yet gotten the full story about the unusual circumstances of this tragic incident, Dave has extensive coverage of the entire operation HERE, HERE, and HERE.

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*  Did you know that those solar panels up on the roof can electrocute you while you are trying to ventilate?  The Green Maltese shows how new building codes in Oregon are successfully protecting the firefighters in those situations HERE.

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*  One of ChicagoAreaFire's photographers, Tim Olk has grabbed the title of "Smoke Showing" away from Larry after his adventure on I-94 Sunday.  Tim was witness to a spectacular wreck between two cars that were both traveling well in excess of 90 mph.  After calling 9-1-1, he began snapping with lots of fire and car parts to POST HERE.

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FireNewsNet has a photo story about a collision between an FD rapid-response car and a tractor trailer the left two FF's injured HERE.  Jeff Harkey's website also has a new look on the front page.  Check it out HERE.

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Wildfire Today has good background on the proposed "next generation" air tanker HERE

Coulson via Wildfire Today

Also, with wildfire season taking off like…well, wildfire… you should be checking the site out daily HERE.

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* Eric Lamar is back at the Turnout Blog with another probing commentary, this time on "ethics and hiring" HERE.

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