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801, 2020

Smoke Alarm Installed By Gwinnett County May Have Saved Family

(Duluth Patch) - A smoke detector that may have saved the lives of six people in Gwinnett County Tuesday morning was installed by firefighters three years ago as an effort to make sure more residents have smoke alarms. Gwinnett County Fire Chief Russell Knick said firefighters installed the smoke detector in December [...]

701, 2020

Milledgeville firefighter rescues dog from storm drain

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=swM5tXoh9T0&feature=youtu.be (WMAZ) - "A woman's best friend" -- that's how Maranda Pfohl describes her dog Daisy. "She doesn't go more than 10 feet away from me, for the whole 8 years I've had her," Pfohl says. "Everyone says, 'Oh, she's just a dog.' No, she is my child." During a bathroom [...]

2712, 2019

Firefighters put out house fire — and save presents — in time for Christmas

(FOX NEWS) - A group of firefighters turned into Santa's Little Helpers when they rescued a family's Christmas presents, complete with wrapping paper, and their tree after a fire broke out at their Florida home on Saturday. Several first responders with the Polk County Fire Rescue responded to a two-story house fire in Mulberry, a city just 40 miles [...]

2712, 2019

Bartow County firefighters rescue dog from cliff

(FOX 5) - The Bartow County Fire Department needs help making sure a rescued pup has a happy holiday after getting himself stuck. The Army Corps of Engineers discovered the dog on a side of a cliff near a dam. Firefighters were able to step in and lower the dog to [...]

1712, 2019

Firefighters save life of Georgia man who suffered heart attack inside his burning home

(wjcl) - A Georgia house is mostly gone, but the man inside is alive, thanks to the heroic efforts of firefighters. Crews were called to the home on Sheila Court in Lilburn on Monday morning as fire was tearing through the house. Once inside, firefighters couldn’t find the man on the [...]

1411, 2019

ATL firefighter rescued a man from a 250-foot crane. 20 years later, the metro Atlanta man is back fighting fires.

https://youtu.be/ttypctQm6Go   (11 Alive) - At the time, Matt Moseley was a young firefighter for the City of Atlanta. Moseley said he remembers when the call came in. What started as a routine call quickly became a nightmare. “I remember going down the stairs. We were about a floor ahead [...]