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Are You Ready to Party at FDIC?

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We know that FDIC is more about learning than letting go...but we have taken it upon ourselves to help you out with having fun after you get your learning done! We are throwing another HUGE party in Indianapolis during FDIC this year! Last years party was attended by 800+ people and we had a blast!

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Helmet Cam: Transitional Attack in Action

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Structure fire in the City of Victorville. Reported garage fire. Units arrived on scene to initiate an aggressive attack, primary search and extinguished the fire within 12 minutes. The area has a large population of homeless people who inhabit these structures.

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PIO Cam: First In Units Handle Prince George’s County, MD House Fire

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At around 4:45 pm, Monday, February 23, Firefighters were alerted to a house fire in the 12800 block of Princeleigh Street in Kettering (Upper Marlboro mailing address).. Firefighters from Largo Fire/EMS Station 846 and Battalion Chief 881 were the first to arrive and found a 1-story single family home with smoke showing from the front and fire showing from a kitchen window in the rear.

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What the Fire Service Can Learn From Brian Williams’ Suspension

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Years ago in my department there was a huge fire in very cold temperatures. Over the years, I have heard from dozens of guys tell the story very similarly that they were frozen to the top of a ladder truck flowing water. They were up there so long, their gear froze to the ladder. To be honest, I wasn't there. I have no clue who was there. I know for a fact that 20 guys couldn't have been frozen to the tip of that ladder at once.

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