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  • San Francisco Firefighter Mourned as Tireless, Proud

    News
    Posted: January 17th, 2003

    More than 2,000 people bade farewell Thursday to San Francisco firefighter Melinda "Mindy" Ohler. • San Francisco Firefighter Dies • Investigators Stumped on Firefighter's Critical Fall • SF Firefighter Critical After Fall


  • North County Fire Departments Brace For Cuts

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    North County Times
    Posted: January 17th, 2003

    "For many cities and counties, that's a tremendous amount of money," San Marcos Fire Department Deputy Chief Todd Newman said Thursday. "Cities rely on that for fire, police and other services."


  • Yuba Fire Department Seeks Funds

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    Appeal-Democrat
    Posted: January 16th, 2003

    Olivehurst Fire Chief Stephen Hart said he could lose two full-time firefighters if Gov. Gray Davis' proposed budget cuts are passed.


  • House Fire Burns In Pasadena

    News
    Posted: January 16th, 2003

    A fire is burning on the second-floor roof of a home in Pasadena this morning.


  • Burquez Promoted To Fire Captain

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    Coastal View News
    Posted: January 16th, 2003

    The Carpinteria Summerland Fire Protection District announced the promotion of Manuel “Wally” Burquez to the rank of fire captain.


  • Hot Water Heater Blamed For Fire

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    Merced Sun-Star
    Posted: January 16th, 2003

    A morning fire that began in a utility closet Wednesday caused $60,000 in damage to a house on Ashby Road after trailing smoke woke the sleeping family inside.