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One year later, Ohio firefighters still struggle with loss 
Nearly a year ago, there was a roaring, rolling apartment fire. Now, there is nothing but another vacant lot and a lot of bad memories. Months later, when that North Toledo apartment building came down under the pressure of an excavator, residents stood by and watched. It was like the souls of two Toledo firefighters who died there were finally being set free, they said. Monday, the one-year anniversary of Pvts. James “Jamie” Dickman and Stephen Machcinski’s deaths, some will be looking for more souls to be set free — theirs — as they seek some type of closure and understanding at memorial events to honor the fallen.
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2 California paramedics save man who stopped breathing in flight 
Two firefighter paramedics from the Orange County Fire Authority helped save the life of a man in his 70s who stopped breathing on a flight. Donovan George and Alex Van are both canine handlers and are part of a FEMA response task force. They were on United Airlines Flight 333 with their canines headed to Houston from John Wayne Airport Friday morning for canine handler training.  The two noticed a man on the plane was having a medical emergency. "When he collapsed in my arms, I realized that we had a medical emergency. I laid him down to the ground in a supine position so that I could assess the situation, and I started noticing that he's not breathing, he does not have a pulse and I immediately started CPR," Van described.  
Read more here: http://www.kentucky.com/2012/08/24/2309912/two-off-duty-firefighters-save.html#storylink=cpy
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Golden Valley Fire District (AZ) - Golden Valley Firefighters, Paramedics and the GVFD Technical Rescue Team responded in force with Mohave Valley Fire, MCSO and Search & Rescue to rescue a Mohave County Public Works supervisor who drove over the edge of a steep cliff on the Oatman Highway west of Ed’s Camp. The County worker who was the only occupant, ended up approximately 150 feet over the embankment.
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