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Some Good Stories From Other Fire and EMS Websites

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STATter911 is visiting Detroit for that latest outrage in Councilmanic Corruption where the FD was forced to take a shipment of new firefighting boots that are no good and not even the low bidder.  See the video report HERE.

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RHETT FLEISS, The Fire Critic and Willie Wines the Iron Fireman are hosting a 12 Days of Christmas Giveaway that starts next week.  It's free to sign up and try your luck for the many very good prizes that they are giving away.  CLICK HERE to get in on the action, but don't delay. 

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*  ChicagoAreaFire has a good photo story on a recent technical rescue in Tinley Park.  Two young girls were playing in an unsecure construction excavation when the muddy wall collapsed, burying them.  Successful save by Tinley Park reported HERE.

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*  NEED TO SHOOT SOME sexy video?  LAFD Station 63 seems to be the go-to site for your props and backdrop needs.  Fire Law's Curt Varone has the latest on the latest from this "hot spot" HERE.

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*  FIXING BLAME FIRST, then finding the facts is the lead-in to Firehouse Zen's musings over what Just Leadership really is HERE.

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WILDFIRE TODAY tells us the interesting story of a slash pile that smoldered for 18 months before it started a wildfire in Utah HERE.

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*  OUR OWN FOSSILMEDIC Mike Ward came out of an EMS symposium with the story about The Showdown At The Backboard Skill Station HERE.

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FireNews.net is talking about an ambitious project in North Carolina where a group is listing and mapping every fire station in the state.  Their intention is to eventually include apparatus rosters of each station as well.  Check out the introductory posting that describes it HERE.

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