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the department of local government responsible for preventing and extinguishing fires

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Minnesota: Northfield Area Fire and Rescue, Northfield Plymouth Fire Department, Plymouth Little Canada Fire Department, Little Canada Hopkins Fire Department, Hopkins Inver Grove Heights Fire Department, Inver Grove Heights Belle Plaine Fire Department, Belle Plaine Bird Island Fire Department, Bird Island
In Louisiana, the grants total $470,203 and cover firefighting gear for the Allen Parish Fire District 5 in Oberlin, the Lafourche Crossing 308 Volunteer Fire Department in Thibodaux and the Marksville Fire Department.
City officials, facing a long-term struggle to have a Fire Department that reflects the city's demographics, believe a recent series of high-profile incidents has made their job of recruiting more difficult.
That firemen have embodied traits associated with the most pronounced versions of manliness was a novel component of Amy Greenberg's thesis in Cause for Alarm: The Volunteer Fire Department in the Nineteenth-Century City (Princeton, 1997), which definitively makes the case that antebellum volunteer fire companies were far more intent on shoring up manhood than feeding class conflict.
McKinsey & Company--a consulting firm well known for its corporate work--interviewed many fire department and police department officials.
The videos included dramatic footage of police and fire department personnel answering calls for service.
Fireman's Fund employees and its network of independent agents work together to identify needs at local fire departments.
Because the Detroit Fire Department is known in Japan as a progressive organization which utilizes new technology, the Kyoto and Kawasaki fire departments are interested in learning first-hand of its experience with the product," Adams stated.
The conclusion backs up preliminary findings late last year into the death of Jaime Foster, 25, the first female to die in the line of duty in the 118-year history of the Fire Department.
This comprehensive Computer Aided Dispatch (CAD) system will serve Brevard County Fire Rescue, the city of Rockledge Fire Department, the city of Cape Canaveral Fire Department, the town of Malabar Fire Department, the city of Melbourne Beach Fire Department and Brevard County Administrative Offices.
Foster prompted a safety study that calls for fire departments nationwide to end the practice of riding on the tailboard of fire trucks and to implement other safety measures.
We are honored to have worked with the City of Cleveland Fire Department in developing this creative solution during the past twelve months, and we are looking forward to serving other fire departments across the nation in their preparation against bio-chemical weapons, "Brooks added.
The state Office of Emergency Services or OES, an agency responsible for coordinating emergency responses of fire departments and law-enforcement agencies throughout the state, sponsors training sessions across California.
The grant was funded by Fireman's Fund Insurance Company, a premier property and casualty insurance company that provides grants to fire departments through its Fireman's Fund Heritage(SM) program.
According to the state fire marshal's office, out of 958 fire departments in California, 477 of them are all-volunteer.