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Former firefighter gets 4-14 years for arson
The former paid on-call firefighter was convicted of setting several fires at multi-occupancy dwellings in 2013.
Auto call for more firefighters mistakenly sent to all residents
Dispatchers were attempting to use the city's system to call in off-duty firefighters and mistakenly sent the call to all 70,000 residents.
Firefighters battle Fla. weapons-plant fire
Because the fire was in a munitions bunker, firefighters attacked the blaze from a safe distance.
Mo. firefighter dies when skydiving chute fails to open
Boy goes 400 miles to honor late firefighting great-grandfather
The boy donated his great-grandfather's pocket watch to the firefighting museum that was once his station; he died in the line of duty.
2 firefighters hurt at 3-alarm NH blaze
Family donates money for fire station upgrades
The local businessman is paying for and handling the arrangements to expand the fire station to accommodate a new fire truck.
Top 5 firefighting videos of July 2015
Best clips include a firefighter in an altercation with a man videoing a patient and a man berating firefighters while putting out a car fire
Only 1 of 12 in Topeka fire stations still uses fire pole
Station four is one of the cities busiest and has three 24-foot fire poles.
Calif. fire explodes; 24 homes lost, thousands threatened
Nearly 2,000 firefighters are battling the blaze and more are coming into the area.
Firefighters make high-angle rescue to save girl
Although the department only makes one such rescue in that area every three or four years, it trains for them every six weeks.
Mich. fire chief feared dead in drowning, search resumes
Firefighter who nearly died needs financial help, ranger says
CPR pioneer, Dr. James Jude, dies at 87
Idea for applying pressure to center of the chest came while observing his colleagues develop the defibrillator at Johns Hopkins University.
Firefighter/EMT struck and killed by Amtrak train
George Redner III, 27, was about to start classes at the Philadelphia Fire Academy.
LODD: Fire capt. killed battling fast-moving wildfires
Pa. firefighters make sick boy's dreams come true
The 3-year-old was sworn in as an honorary member, driven in the aerial and knocked down his first fire.
Fire department converts 6K gallon jet tanker to water tender
Maine landlord pleads not guilty in fire that killed 6
Authorities said he didn't have working smoke detectors, clear stairwells and a second means of escape from an upstairs bedroom.
Man arrested for obstructing firefighters at Minn. house fire
The suspect walked onto the property and allegedly began to interfere with the firefighting efforts, resisted arrest and was seen puncturing a vehicle tire.
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Community Fire Company No. 1 of North Whitehall Township
4550 Old Packhouse Road
Schnecksville, PA 18078
Non-Emergency: 610-799-3457
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