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Posted: Sep 11, 2019

Darrington, Oso volunteer fire districts get almost $600K from Department of Homeland Security

The Department of Homeland Security has awarded Darrington Fire District 24 and Oso Fire District 25 a $593,110 grant to assist in recruiting and retaining volunteer firefighters and EMTs. The funding will be available to both for four years. The fire districts rely on volunteers to ensure that their communities are protected during emergencies.
- PUB DATE: 9/11/2019 1:42:43 AM - SOURCE: Marysville Globe
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Posted: Sep 11, 2019

FDNY firefighter killed on September 11 is identified 18 years later

A firefighter who died on September 11 was laid to rest Tuesday after his remains were identified 18 years later. Firefighters and loved ones gathered to mourn Michael Haub after his remains were conclusively identified, the Uniformed Firefighters Association said in a statement. It said the service was to provide his family with closure and a peace of mind after the medical examiner last week identified more of his remains that were recovered at Ground Zero.
- PUB DATE: 9/11/2019 12:00:00 AM - SOURCE: CNN
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Posted: Sep 11, 2019

New Program In Florida Promotes Suicide Awareness To First Responders

The Crisis Center of Tampa Bay is teaming with the advertising agency ChappellRoberts on a new initiative called “First to Respond, Last to Ask for Help.” The program, which promotes suicide awareness for Tampa Bay’s first responders, was announced during a Tuesday conference. The campaign includes a video which addresses the importance of reaching out and talking with health care professionals.
- PUB DATE: 9/11/2019 12:00:00 AM - SOURCE: WGCU Public Broadcasting Fort Myers
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Posted: Sep 11, 2019

Injured Firefighters Get Back to Work Thanks to California Rehabilitation Center

Outside of professional athletes, first responders may just be the most often injured while on the job and like athletes, they often face a grueling rehab process. The training regimen at Results Sports Institute in Sacramento is specifically designed to help firefighters who have suffered injuries on duty and get them ready for the grueling challenges they will face when they return to work.
- PUB DATE: 9/11/2019 12:00:00 AM - SOURCE: KTXL-TV FOX 40 Sacramento
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Posted: Sep 11, 2019

HBO produces documentary to help kids understand 9/11

For students from elementary to high school, the Sept. 11 terrorist attack isn't a memory. It's history. A new HBO documentary that debuts on the event's 18th anniversary treats it that way. The necessity of her project, "What Happened on September 11," struck filmmaker Amy Schatz when a third grade girl told her about a playdate where she and a friend Googled "Sept.
- PUB DATE: 9/11/2019 12:00:00 AM - SOURCE: ABC News
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