Recent Examples of firefighter from the Web
The government has assumed responsibility and at a weekend cabinet meeting announced plans to hire more firefighters and increase use of the military to face the blazes.
Helicopters and air tankers assisted thousands of firefighters who were trying to beat back the flames.
Each of the three shifts that oversee this station consists of 10 firefighters.
That crime was solved quickly when one of the firefighters got a call that someone had used his credit card to make purchases at a local store over the Internet.
His father and two older brothers are all firefighters
Those conditions could erase modest gains made by firefighters.
Massive wildfires continued to blaze Wednesday across swathes of Northern California, blackening thousands of acres, choking vineyards and vegetation, and razing homes to ashes as firefighters struggle to contain the deadly blazes.
Around 4,000 low-level felons made up 30% of the forest firefighters battling the raging flames, carrying chainsaws and other heavy equipment.
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