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1101, 2018

FL Firefighters Save U.S. Flag for Veteran’s Family

(firehouse.com) - When the dispatcher answered, Blystone said it wasn't a 911 call. It was a "personal dilemma," she said. "(It was) a floundering American flag atop at 25-foot flagpole located on my parent's property next to their home," she said in an email. "The rope had broken and their large [...]

301, 2018

DeKalb firefighters catch babies thrown to safety during apartment fire

(WSBTV) -  The fire started around 5 a.m. Wednesday at the Avondale Forest Apartments.on Pine Tree Circle near Memorial Drive in Decatur. Channel 2's Steve Gehlbach learned firefighters caught babies as young as a month old. Capt. Eric Jackson with DeKalb County Fire and Rescue told Channel 2 Action News that four adults and eight [...]

201, 2018

Paramedic jumps into freezing Hudson to save man’s life

(nypost) - A heroic FDNY paramedic plunged into freezing waters to rescue a man in the Hudson on Saturday afternoon. Niall O’Shaughnessy, 40, a veteran paramedic with the department, was working with his partner Minze Wu along the West Side Highway around 2:50 p.m. when he noticed some NYPD units going [...]

2812, 2017

Kind Cop Shovels Snow For Businesses After Christmas Day Storm

(InsideEdition) - A Maine police officer went above the call of duty when he lent a local business his snow shoveling services during a snowstorm. Officer Ben Murtiff of the Augusta Police Department was photographed shoveling the sidewalk in front of a boutique Tuesday morning after a winter storm hit the area on Christmas [...]

2712, 2017

A Christmas surprise for Gwinnett County firefighters

(Fox 5) - Firefighters in Gwinnett County were greeted with a Christmas surprise Monday morning. April Turgeon and many others in the community delivered Christmas stockings filled with goodies to every fire station in Gwinnett County. "I got the idea after seeing a similar concept on Facebook," April Turgeon said. "So [...]

2712, 2017

First responder team saves student’s life at Fowler Drive Elementary

(onlineathens.com) - Teachers routinely do more than just teach the children in their charge, but what a team of Clarke County teachers and other school workers did Nov. 30 went far beyond the normal call of duty. “The school, the team, basically saved my son’s life,” said Alexandria Fleming, mother of [...]