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  • Something Old, Something New—Milwaukee Fire Cadet Program

    05-21-12 -- By Joshua Parish, Captain Milwaukee Fire Department  The Milwaukee Fire Department’s (MFD) Fire Cadet Program is a unique opportunity for young people ages 17-19 to enter into the fire service. Applicants take part in a testing process very similar to what … Read More >

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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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  • New Boston Fire Department chief appointed

    11-18-11 -- Original story posted on Commissioner Roderick J. Fraser, Jr. announced yesterday that he has appointed Steve E. Abraira as the Boston Fire Department’s chief. Chief Abraira was selected after a nationwide recruitment which attracted over 50 applicants from across … Read More >

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  • Youth Panel Group

    FIRE 20/20 Hosts First-Ever Youth Panel at FRI in August

    09-16-11 -- On August 24th at FRI in Atlanta, FIRE 20/20 conducted the first Youth Panel in the history of FRI. At most fire conferences, adults are presenting research about the next generation. We thought: let’s bring a group of young people … Read More >

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    New Girl On The Fire Block

    02-10-11 -- Repost from Sequim Gazette Lorene McCreary never has been one to just stand around. Active in high school sports like basketball, volleyball and soccer, the 2007 Sequim High School grad says she likes to be in the thick of it. … Read More >

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