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  • Hot Shots 6/14

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    Posted: June 1st, 2014

    PATERSON, NJ, APRIL 20, 2014 – Flames consumed three wood-frame, mixed-occupancy buildings on Easter Sunday, leaving 11 people homeless. A passing battalion chief radioed in the alarm, requesting a full assignment and then a second alarm. Photo by Ron Jeffers   CAMBRIDGE, MA, APRIL 17, 2014 – Just after midnight, units...


  • Rekindles 6/14

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    Posted: June 1st, 2014

    Author’s note: To give our readers a sense of history regarding the non-firefighting world as it was 100 years ago this month, on June 28, 1914, a Serbian terrorist assassinated Archduke Franz Ferdinand, heir apparent of the Austria-Hungarian Empire, and his wife while they visited the Bosnian capital of Sarajevo. His death prompted the...


  • New Deliveries 5/14

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    Posted: June 1st, 2014

    NUTLEY , NJ, ENGINE COMPANY 3 has been assigned a Rosenbauer pumper built on a Spartan Force chassis and featuring a 350-hp Cummins engine, 1, 500-gpm Hale pump, 500-gallon water tank and LED warning lights. Photo by Ron Jeffers Indicate 2XX on the Reader Service Card. rosenbaueramerica.com   THE PRESIDIO OF MONTEREY...