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  • Leaving an Inspired Legacy – A Conversation with Chief Amesqua

    12-13-11 -- write my assignment By Michèle Carbery Fire Chief Debra Amesqua 's 28 year career is an example of inspired leadership. While maintaining a vision founded upon care and compassion, she has forged new paths of innovative opportunities in the fire … Read More >

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  • Jim Snow

    Sebago's Deaf Firefighters – Silent Heroes (Portland Press Herald)

    07-13-11 -- In 1973 when Jim Snow applied to join the Sebago Fire Department he was accepted as a volunteer without any big fuss. After all, Jim had grown up in Sebago and everyone in town knew him. Like the rest of … Read More >

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  • Adam Bondurant

    Adam’s Story: One Of The Few Deaf Firefighters In US (

    07-13-11 -- North Santa Rosa County firefighter Adam Bondurant has never really heard a call for help. Although deaf and a young man of few words, Adam has spoken volumes about being a volunteer firefighter and community service.   “Grandpa, I’m going … Read More >

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  • Cindy Walters

    After 29 years, firefighter says goodbye (WKOW)

    05-18-11 -- After 29 years on the job, firefighter-paramedic Cindy Walters will be calling it a career  with the Madison Fire Department.   Walters spent her final day at Station 2, saying goodbye to her colleagues and retired firefighters who came back … Read More >

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  • Paying It Forward: The Importance of Encouraging Young Firefighters

    04-19-11 -- This column was written by guest contributor, Battalion Chief Tina Watkins, of Richmond, VA.    Learn more about Chief Watkins here >   ————————————————   The job of working as a firefighter had been a dream of mine since the … Read More >

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