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Deputy Chief Is 6th Hartford Firefighter Placed On Leave 
Deputy Chief James McGloughlin has become the sixth Hartford firefighter placed on paid administrative leave since November. City officials have declined to say why McGloughlin was placed on leave, effective Dec. 10. He joins firefighter Justin Wood, who was charged in the accidental shooting of a friend; firefighter Jeffrey Vendetta, who was charged with drunk driving and evading arrest; firefighter Cinque Scott, who was suspended following an on-the-job alcohol-related incident; and lieutenants Vernon Tyson and Scott Cunningham, who were involved in a fight at the scene of a fire. McGloughlin also declined to discuss the reason for his suspension and referred all inquiries to Hartford Fire Chief Carlos Huertas's office. Huertas did not respond to a request for comment.
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Dallas firefighters save 5-year old from burning house 
There were some pretty scary moments for a family and neighbors surrounding a house in the 3700 block of Knight Lane in Garland early Wednesday. A fire broke out in a small, one-story home, trapping a five-year-old girl inside. Frankie Broumley was passing by when he saw the child's grandmother frantically screaming for help. "She said, 'My little girl's over there in that back room!'" he recalled. Broumley said he rushed to try breaking down the door of the burning house. The fire and smoke was too intense, but Broumley said he was determined to do something.
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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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