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Careers that Count: So You Want to Be a Firefighter?

So You Want to Be a Firefighter? The Job: Firefighter   The Gist:  Do you jump into action in emergency situations? If you’re fearless, active, and love to help others, this may be the right career for you! Firefighters are typically known to put out fires, but they have many jobs. Whether it’s a car…

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All Female Fire Crew is Making History!

Five female fire crew members from Palm Beach Garden (Florida) Fire Rescue are making history!  For the first time, they were called to serve as a team, which was made up of: Rescue Lieutenant Krystyna Krakowski Fire Medic Kelsey Krzywada Fire Medic Julie Dudley Lt. Monica Marzullo Driver Engineer Sandi Ladewski While there are 12…

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Great Hero Quotes for Kids

When you think of the word “hero”, who comes to mind? A firefighter? A soldier? A comic-book crimefighter? Well, these do all fit into the category of hero, but many others do as well. For instance, an animal that rescues its family from a fire is most definitely a hero! So is a volunteer who quietly feeds…

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Giving Thanks to the Heroes of Hurricane Sandy

“During the darkness of the storm, I also think we saw what is brightest in America.” – President Barack Obama You may have heard about the devastation that Hurricane Sandy brought to millions of people in late October, 2012. Perhaps your family or someone you know was impacted? As is the case with any tragedy,…

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Diamond the Dog – Her Heroism Truly Makes Her “Man’s Best Friend”!

It is often said that a dog is “man’s best friend”, but in the case of pit bull Diamond, this phrase means much more. Diamond is the pet of the Steen family from Hayward, CA, and the Steens’ love for her is beyond compare. This is because, besides being a wonderful pet and loyal companion, Diamond has also…

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Rescue Dogs: Some of the World's Bravest Heroes!

When you think of a hero, who comes to mind? A firefighter saving a family from a fire? A soldier fighting in a war? How about a dog? Although many think of dogs simply as family pets and faithful companions, the reality is that oftentimes, dogs heroically come to the rescue just when they’re needed…

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Kids Can Be Heroes Too! Stories of Courageous Kids

When you think of a hero, who do you think of? A firefighter? A police officer? A character with superhuman powers, a mask, and a cape? Well, the truth is that heroes come in all forms. They can be men or women, rich or poor, or old or young. In fact, some of the most heroic…

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They May Be Dogs, But They’re Heroes Just the Same!

When you think of the word hero, what comes to mind? A soldier? A firefighter? A police officer? How about a dog? Not many people think about dogs being heroes, but in times of trouble many dogs prove just how heroic they can be! Dogs have saved the lives of their owners, warned against danger,…

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Ashlee Smith – Bringing Back Toys and Hope to Kids Who Have Lost Them

When Ashlee Smith was young, she suffered a tragedy. Her family had a house fire, and Ashlee lost her favorite things – her toys. Ashlee’s dad is a firefighter, so Ashlee saw her tragedy happen to other kids as well. In 2007, after her dad fought a bad series of fires, Ashlee decided she wanted to help kids who lost everything in fires. So she started…

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