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Name: Shane Clifton  Rank: Firefighter/ParamedicAge: 38Gender: MaleStatus: CareerYears of Service: 7Date of Incident: 08/31/2015Time of Incident: 1700hrsDate of Death: 08/31/2015 Fire Department: Saint Paul Fire DepartmentAddress: 645 Randolph Ave,…Continue

Lieutenant Chris Phillips - LODD

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Name: Chris Phillips  Rank: LieutenantAge: 41Gender: MaleStatus: CareerYears of Service: 25Date of Incident: 08/26/2015Time of Incident: 1600hrsDate of Death: 08/27/2015 Fire Department: Locke Township Fire DepartmentAddress: 5405 Mooresville RD,…Continue

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Collaborative ideas can fund first responders and help communities prepare

Started by Janet Liebsch in Community Outreach. Last reply by Janet Liebsch Jul 25. 2 Replies

I got permission from USFRA to share these fundraising ideas in case they can help your agencies, volunteers, schools, nonprofits or others.   My company (FedHealth) publishes a customizable disaster preparedness and first aid…Continue

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Requirements to be a part of first respondersW

Started by Catherine Jones in Member Lounge. Last reply by Janet Liebsch Jul 17. 3 Replies

What are the requirements to be a part of first responders?Continue

 
 
 

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