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Keep Calm and Keep Your Fingers Crossed

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Who is responsible for responding to the media in DC? Anyone? Watch the spin from their leaders as this story continues to develop, but then dies on the vine as the DC Fire EMS officials hope it will.

Jack Be Nimble: The Apocalypse That Is East St. Louis IL

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How many firefighters can your CITY turn out to battle a structure fire? East St. Louis IL settles for SIX.

Video: Fire officials tell public to “SHUT UP!” at meeting. See how well that went over…

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Will we never learn from what’s happened with subscription-based fire protection in Obion County TN? Watch the three-ring circus which erupts at a Bell County KY public fire meeting caught on tape.

Lighten Up, Francis.

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What will be 2012′s most debated subject in the fire service? Hint: It has nothing to do with who the real Fire Critic is, or who may have fathered him. Sorry to disappoint.

One lump or two? Moline drops the axe on 12 firefighter/paramedics.

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Refusing to consider what Ronald Reagan called “revenue enhancements”, the people of Moline have spoken. Bub-bye to 4-5 firefighter/paramedics PER SHIFT.

7-minute abs

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7′s the key number here. Think about it. 7-Elevens. 7 dwarves. 7, man, that’s the number. 7 chipmunks twirlin’ on a branch, eatin’ lots of sunflowers on my uncle’s ranch. You know that old children’s tale from the sea. It’s? like you’re dreamin’ about Gorgonzola cheese when it’s clearly Brie time, baby.

Ever Want to Use Spike Strips? DEPLOY!

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They’re a sure-fire measure to end a dangerous situation from going on and on and on…….

You can’t win if you don’t play. You In?

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The fire service is in the midst of another huge transition. Know what it is?

Fire Daily’s 360 Burn Size Up of the Fire Webs 2/8/2011

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MA Mayor challenges firefighters’ 1st Amendment rights; angry man hits firefighters clearing snow from hydrants; another robotic firefighter- all in this week’s 360 burn. Where’s my damn jet pack?

Camden’s Sugar Daddy?

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Unencumbered by economic woes and apparently flush with manpower and resources, the leaders Philly taxpayers have elected to control their purses are preparing to step up to the plate and dole out their hard-earned cash to the red-headed stepchild across the Delaware.

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