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a battalion of angry protesters
the nation's battalions were forced to fight on two fronts simultaneously
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The Thomas fire was the responsibility of the Ventura County Fire Department, with five battalions and more than 600 firefighters at the ready before mutual aid began to roll in.
Jay Sumerlin, a West Pierce Fire and Rescue battalion chief, said the rescue effort wasn't easy, particularly because some train cars were dangling from the overpass.
Varelas, who retired from the San Antonio Fire Department as a battalion chief, was one of 200-plus applicants when the radio frequency became available in 2012.
Miami Fire Rescue responds to overdose case Captain Tony Milan, and battalion commander for City of Miami Fire Rescue, works on an overdose victim in Overtown in November 2016.
Since the start of the fire, which is now burning in Ventura and Santa Barbara counties, the Redding Fire Department has committed two battalion chiefs and three engine crews, for a total of of 13 personnel, according to the department.
Friday afternoon, Lane Woolery, a battalion chief with a San Diego Fire strike team, stood on a hill in Bonsall.
Fred Burris, a Ventura County Fire Department battalion chief, was finishing a 24-hour shift that included helping to protect La Conchita.
In one instance, five days after Bergdahl’s disappearance a U.S. combat outpost was nearly overrun by hundreds of Taliban fighters, resulting in the death of two U.S. soldiers in a sister battalion.
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