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Dog Hailed as Hero After Refusing to Leave Goats Alone in Wildfires

As Robert Handel and his family drove away from their burning neighborhood, they were certain that their beloved dog Odin and their 8 goats would also fall prey to the wildfires. So imagine their surprise – and relief – when they returned the next day to find Odin and the

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Watch Convict From Women’s Prison on the Front Lines as Firefighter

Convicted of drinking and driving, she was hoping to go to an alcohol treatment center during her time in prison, but California “needed bodies” for fighting fires. She decided to sign-up for training at “Fire Camp” and now her transformation is taking place in the blazing heat where she also

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Fallen Officer’s Family Given $100,000 From 9/11 Hero Foundation

While New York City may be grieving the recent loss of a police officer, a hero from the city’s past is forging an inspiring legacy of honoring the community’s civil servants. 48-year-old Officer Miosotis Familia of the NYPD was slain while on patrol in the Bronx last week, leaving her

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New Law and Pet-Friendly Fire-Rescue Equipment Will Save Furry Family Members

Oxygen masks designed just for pets are saving animals’ lives in Ohio —and a new law could save even more. Passed in May, the law takes effect August 31, making it clear that first responders can administer first aid to pets rescued from fires. The previous law suggested pets had

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