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Helmet Cam: Pleasant Hill VFD House Fire (NC)

Pleasant Hill FD in Eastern Wilkes County, NC fought this fire this past Wednesday. Units arrived to find a single story dwelling well involved. Firefighters made a quick exterior knockdown using an 1 3/4" line and a 2" line (pictured in the video). One crew made an quick primary search of the south end of the home.

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Challenge Coins and the Fire Service

While the beginnings of challenge coins may be questionable, most point to World War 1 as the beginnings of this tradition. Beings that the military began the ritual of not only creating coins, but trading and "challenging" with them, it is only fitting that the fire service has taken the idea and run with it since there are so many veterans in the fire service.

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