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Kentucky Firefighter Injured from Electric Power Line Arcing During Ice Bucket Challenge Dies

A Kentucky firefighter injured by arcing from a power line in an “ice bucket challenge” died today, one month after a power line shocked him and another firefighter when the ladder tower bucket came too close to power lines. Campbellsville Fire Chief Kyle Smith reported that 41-year-old Tony Grider died Saturday, September 20, 2014. Grider […]

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Nineteen Members of Granite Mountain Hotshots from Prescott Killed in Rapid Moving Wildfire Near Yarnell, Arizona

Video from ABC 15 produced when 18 firefighters were confirmed killed while fighting Yarnell wildfire near Prescott, Arizona (ABC15.COM article). A fire that was moving away from Yarnell, Arizona, changed direction when the winds shifted and then headed toward the town — killing 19 firefighters near Yarnell, and destroying about half of the town. The […]

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Memorial Fund After Firefighter Walter Patmon, Jr. Dies Immediately After Fighting Fire on Chicago’s South Side

Walter Patmon, Jr. died after experiencing shortness of breath while cleaning up equipment in a firehouse immediately after fighting a kitchen fire Sunday night at 1520 west 99th Street. Walter Patmon, Jr. was assigned to CFD Truck 40 at Engine 121’s firehouse, 1724 West 95TH. He is survived by his wife and three adult daughters. […]

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Chicago Firefighter Dies, Another Injured While Fighting House Fire on 50th Pl, South Side of Chicago

Captain Herbert Johnson and Commissioner Jose Santiago, Chicago Fire Department. A Chicago Fire Department firefighter died tonight while he was being treated in the University of Chicago Hospitals Emergency Department for injuries he suffered in a house fire. The house fire, initially reported in an attic, was in a 2.5-story home in the 2300 block […]

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    Today - Partly sunny early in the morning then clearing. Highs in the upper 70s inland...but only in the mid 70s near the lake. Southwest winds 5 to 10 mph.
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    Saturday - Mostly cloudy with a 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Highs in the mid 60s inland...but only around 60 near the lake. Then temperatures falling into the upper 50s by evening. North winds 10 to 15 mph.

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