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  • Budding Firefighter Put To Early Test

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    Gloucester County Times
    Posted: January 22nd, 2003

    At 14, Jacovelli got his first taste of firefighting Saturday when he alerted his second-generation, longtime firefighter father Michael to smoke and fire in a neighbor's yard.


  • Units Respond To Assist On Fire

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    Nj.com
    Posted: January 22nd, 2003

    Carneys Point Fire Co. responded at 10:08 a.m. Tuesday to Shell Road for an unknown type of fire and remained in service for 20 minutes.


  • Deadly Overnight Blaze Kills Two in New Jersey

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    Courtesy of WABC News- New York
    Posted: January 21st, 2003

    Firefighters said they had a very difficult time overnight fighting this fire because the hoses kept freezing up due to the cold weather.


  • Fighting Words

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    Boston Globe
    Posted: January 21st, 2003

    They insist the articles - including an account of suspicions that some firefighters had looted a nearby store - was thoroughly checked and is correct.


  • A.C. Firefighters Put Out Charter Bus Fire

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    Press of Atlantic City
    Posted: January 21st, 2003

    A casino charter bus burst into flames Monday minutes after the driver of 42-seat vehicle dropped off his passengers and returned to a rest area.


  • Fughting Words

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    The Boston Globe
    Posted: January 21st, 2003

    An author's unflattering depiction of firefighters at ground zero sparks outrage.


  • New Jersey Student Dies in Loft Fire

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    Posted: January 20th, 2003

    A Tufts University nutrition science major died yesterday apparently from careless disposal of a cigarette that turned her potentially illegal barn-top loft into a blazing deathtrap, sources said.


  • Bone Marrow Donors Needed

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    NorthJersey.com
    Posted: January 20th, 2003

    When firefighter John Lane decided to organize a drive to recruit bone marrow donors, he thought his efforts would help strangers. The fire department ... it's amazing what they do for each other,"


  • City Plans Special Meeting on Tuesday

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    MLive
    Posted: January 20th, 2003

    A $3 million investment loss attributed to poor market conditions by the head of Fire Pension Board actually stemmed from an improper investment