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  • Cookeville Fireman Brought Back from Second Heart Attack by 'Band of Angels'

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    Herald-Citizen
    Posted: January 2nd, 2003

    At 1 p.m. on Oct. 9, firefighter and paramedic Mike Phillips suffered a heart attack while riding back from a call on a fire truck. The truck was three minutes from Cookeville Regional Medical Center and he was taken immediately to the ER. At 9 p.m. that night the firefighter had successful quadruple by-pass surgery. Then a few weeks later on Sunday, Dec. 22, while visiting the fire station to do some recuperative tread-mill work, Mike keeled over in a second heart attack. "I...


  • Garage Fire Causes Approximately $45,000 In Damage

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    The Chattanooga.Com
    Posted: December 27th, 2002

    The Chattanooga Fire Department, engine companies 15, 4, and 5, along with Ladder Company 5, respond to several reports of a house fire in Chattanooga.


  • Tennessee City Allows 'God Bless America' display

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    Freedom Forum Online
    Posted: December 24th, 2002

    The City Council has voted unanimously to allow the display of a memorial that includes the phrase “God Bless America,” a reversal of a city leader’s decision earlier this month. Firefighters built the memorial to the victims of the Sept. 11, 2001, terrorist attacks and placed it in front of one of Murfreesboro’s fire stations Dec. 12.


  • Fire Truck Involved in Fatal Tennessee Wreck

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    Posted: December 23rd, 2002

    The Paulette Volunteer Fire Department has overcome almost having to close its doors because of money problems, a summer accident that totaled a fire engine and now most recently, a fatal traffic accident, all within the past year.


  • Tennessee Firefighter Dies At Fire Scene

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    Firehouse.Com News
    Posted: December 19th, 2002

    A Tenessee firefighter died in the line of duty Thursday, December 5 when he suffered a cardiac arrest while operating a pumper at a house fire.


  • Firefighters at Complex Blaze Keep Heartbreak Contained

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    The Leaf-Chronicle
    Posted: December 19th, 2002

    Montgomery County, Tennessee--A woman and her 4-year-old daughter were left homeless by a fire Wednesday, but quick action by firefighters prevented flames from displacing others at the Ramblewood Drive apartments. No one was injured.