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1610, 2017

Forsyth Firefighters Rescue Dog From Storm Drain

(Cumming Patch) -  Forsyth County firefighters are getting some love over a video showing them rescuing a scared, 15-year-old dog who had fallen into a storm drain. "While we mercilessly kid with our brothers and sisters in Red at the FC Fire Department, they are some of the finest to be [...]

1310, 2017

Ga. Chick-fil-A captures touching moment between boy and veteran

(WSB-TV) - The Chick-fil-A in Hiram captured a sweet moment this week. The restaurant says the photograph taken by staff is proof that even the youngest children can appreciate and respect our U.S. veterans. The restaurant said a boy named Frankie shook the hand of Jim Henry, who served in the U.S. Army and [...]

1110, 2017

Life-saving rescues earn valor awards for Macon-Bibb and Warner Robins firefighters

(macon.com) - A Macon man and a Warner Robins woman owe their lives to firefighters. Daring and dramatic rescues this spring pulled them from deadly fires with little time to spare. On May 19, flames were shooting out the sides of Eddie Jacobs’ home when firefighters arrived at 2511 Montpelier Ave. in Macon. [...]

410, 2017

Quick thinking firefighter/surfer rescues woman from near drowning

(Providence Journal) - By the time Kris Hopkins, an off-duty Middletown firefighter, jumped into the rough surf, her desperate cries sounded like gurgles, he said in an interview with The Providence Journal on Thursday afternoon. Hopkins, who just happened to be at the beach on Wednesday night, swam 100 yards [...]

210, 2017

Cherokee County Firefighters To Host Charity Golf Tournament

(Canton Patch) - Cherokee County firefighters will be hosting a Golf Tournament on October 20th to benefit the Cherokee County Firefighter Relief Fund. The tournament will be held at the Callahan Golf Links, located at 4991 Reinhardt College Parkway, in Waleska, Georgia. The Shotgun Start Scramble will begin at 9 [...]

2609, 2017

3 boys thank firefighters after rescue from accidentally locked safe

(Detroit News) - It was a hot 12 minutes, Sunday afternoon, as Sterling Heights firefighters sawed and pried, working to rescue three little boys, all 3 or 4 years of age, from the human-size gun safe they managed to lock themselves into. The 911 call on the incident came in about [...]