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Remembering Two Fallen Buffalo Firefighters

It was three years ago today, August 24, 2009, that two Buffalo firefightes were killed in the line of duty when the floor of a deli on Genesee Street fell in on them. Lieutenant Chip McCarthy and firefighter Jonathan Croom were searching for someone reported trapped inside.  Turns out, there was nobody inside. 

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Bennington Volunteer Fire Company
Bennington Volunteer Fire Company
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Congratulations To This Week’s Volunteer Fire Company Of The Week: The Bennington Volunteer Fire Company

Congratulations to this week's Volunteer Fire Company of the Week: The Bennington Volunteer Fire Company. Personally, I go back a long time with this fire company. I used to host a lot of country jamborees there back in the late 1980's

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Saint Johnsburg Volunteer Fire Company
Saint Johnsburg Volunteer Fire Company
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This Week’s Volunteer Fire Company Of The Week Is The Saint Johnsburg Volunteer Fire Company

Congratulations to this week's hometown heroes: The Saint Johnsburg Volunteer Fire Company. Here is their story:

Our department was founded in 1926 by a group of concerned citizens that felt there was not enough adequate fire protection in the Town of Wheatfield, NY

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Rapids Volunteer Fire Department
Rapids Volunteer Fire Department
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The Rapids Volunteer Fire Department Is This Week’s Volunteer Fire Company Of The Week

Congratulations to this week's Volunteer Fire Company of the Week: The Rapids Volunteer Fire Department.

Rapids Volunteer Firefighter Chris Furlong shares their story with us:

Hello, I'm a Fire Fighter at Rapids Vol

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U.S. Air Force photo/Airman 1st Class Kristoffer
U.S. Air Force photo/Airman 1st Class Kristoffer
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Chris Young Reunites With Wounded Warrior Pal During Visit to Air Force Base

Chris Young had the chance to catch up with an old friend during a visit to Minot Air Force Base last week. The singer stopped by the base for a CD signing with some of our country’s finest airmen as part of his work with Stars for Stripes and the Minot Exchange. While there, he was reunited with Wounded Warrior Scott Lilley, whom he first met in 2009 while working with Stars for Stripes.

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Sheldon Volunteer Fire Company
Sheldon Volunteer Fire Company
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VFCOTW: The Sheldon Volunteer Fire Company

Congratulations to this weeks Hometown Heroes: The Sheldon Volunteer Fire Company.

 The Sheldon Volunteer Fire Company  has been active since the year 1922 and has
approximately 30 members that give their all when the alarm sounds and
at our fund raisers

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Fiona
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3-Year-Old Fiona Needs Your Help

Fiona Cross is a three-year-old girl from Kenmore who has been diagnosed with Lymphoblastic Leukemia, a very serious blood cancer. She is a brave little fighter who needs your help with her high medical costs

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Harris Hill Volunteer Fire Company
Harris Hill Volunteer Fire Company
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Volunteer Fire Company of the Week: The Harris Hill Volunteer Fire Company

This week's Volunteer Fire Company of the Week is The Harris Hill Volunteer Fire Company. Here is some information about these Hometown Heroes and their fire company:

Harris Hill Volunteer Fire Company was started January 7th, 1937 with fifty brand new firefighters and finally established a district in early 1939

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Hartland Volunteer Fire Company
Hartland Volunteer Fire Company
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Volunteer Fire Company of the Week: The Hartland Volunteer Fire Company of Gasport, N.Y.

Since I will be off from work tomorrow, I decided to push up my weekly feature by one day. Congratulations to this week's Volunteer Fire Company of the Week: The Hartland Volunteer Fire Company of Gasport, N

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Scranton Volunteer Fire Company
Scranton Volunteer Fire Company
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Volunteer Fire Company Of The Week: The Scranton Volunteer Fire Company

Congratulations to this week's Volunteer Fire Company of the week:
The Scranton Volunteer Fire Company was formed in 1933. Shortly after, the company purchased its first piece of motorized fire apparatus, a 1914 Ford Model "T" Chemical Truck from the Village of Hamburg for $1

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West Falls Volunteer Company
West Falls Volunteer Company
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Volunteer Fire Company Of The Week: The West Falls Fire Company

This weeks Volunteer Fire Company Of The Week is the West Falls Volunteer Fire Company. Here is some history about their fire company:

The West Falls Fire Company was born in the year 1909 with a founding membership of 12

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Wounded Warrior Reserved Parking Spotted At Walmart

You've seen handicap reserved parking spaces. You may have seen expectant mother parking spaces. But I've never seen a sign like this before and I hope I see more of them.

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