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After noticing an increase in boat traffic in recent years, members of Oxnard Firefighters Local 1684 have begun incorporating marine firefighting to the list of skills they are required to master to server their constituents.  

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San Jose fire officials have conceded that their response time statistics are off the mark, and that they are missing their targets more than they've let on. The "data error" was used to justify staffing cuts that have compromised public safety in San Jose.

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Gabe Stirnus, an engineer and member of Sonoma Valley Firefighters Local 3593, was named firefighter of the year in Sonoma by the Veterans of Foreign Wars, and took top prize in the 16th VFW district as well as earning recognition at the state level.

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It is with great sadness that IAFF Local 2881 announces the passing of CAL FIRE Battalion Chief Karen Jones Shubin. Karen passed away peacefully at her Napa home on Jan. 23, 2013 after a two year battle with cancer.

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Detroit firefighter mounts video camera to helmet for a full year to expose the dangers faced by firefighters at a time when firefighters around the country are fighting more fires with fewer resources.

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