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Man Gets 7 Year Sentence For Fire That Paralyzed Detroit Firefighter

A Detroit man has finally learned his fate, months after an appeals court threw out his conviction and 15-year sentence.

WWJ Newsradio 950–12/06/2014

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Farmington Hills Firefighters Wearing Pink Gloves To Honor Those Fighting Breast Cancer

Firefighters in a Detroit suburb are giving a hand to those who are fighting breast cancer.

WWJ Newsradio 950–10/05/2014

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Detroit Reaches Contract Deal With Firefighters; Wage Increase Includes $2,900 Bonus

The new five-year contract includes training to improve medical care at the scenes of emergencies.

WWJ Newsradio 950–10/03/2014

Detroit Fire Captain Chris Dixon. (WWJ/Kathryn Larson)

International Tug-Of-War Centers Around Bragging Rights, Possible Rope Burn

Dixon says that two dozen firefighters will pull a thousand foot six-inch wide cable out of the Detroit River.

WWJ Newsradio 950–07/11/2014

Fire truck. (Credit: Ray Templin)

Residents Call For Better Fire Response In Southwest Detroit Neighborhood

One firefighter said that the closest ladder truck to Engine Company 33, Ladder 13, is about four miles away.

WWJ Newsradio 950–07/07/2014

Sheila Crowell holds a  photo of her son William. (WWJ/Marie Osborne)

Safety Boots For Firefighters Is Goal Of Detroit Mom’s Fundraiser

A Detroit woman is on a mission to make sure each Detroit firefighter has a brand new pair of state of the art safety boots.

WWJ Newsradio 950–06/18/2014

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“Fill The Boot” Campaign Begins Tuesday In Melvindale And Dearborn

Dearborn and Melvindale firefighters are taking to the street corners Tuesday through June 9th, asking residents to “Fill the Boot” for a good cause.

WWJ Newsradio 950–06/02/2014

Firefighters in training Clint Bess and Cameron Gelinas (credit: George Fox/CBS Detroit)

Bill McAllister Realizes A Childhood Dream Of Being A Firefighter

97.1 The Ticket morning show host Bill McAllister got to realize part of a childhood dream. He visited the Public Service Institute at Macomb Community College to participate in some of the firefighter training taking place at the facility.

04/16/2014

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No Pension Cuts For Retired Detroit Police, Firefighters In Bankruptcy Agreement

Uniformed retirees would see no cuts to their pension benefits under an agreement between the city of Detroit and police and fire unions.

WWJ Newsradio 950–04/15/2014

Firefighters stand in the smoke from a fire. FILE PHOTO (credit: Mike Campbell/WWJ)

Firefighters Injured In Howell Blaze, Airlifted To Hospital

Authorities confirm that a blaze has injured at least two firefighters and they have been airlifted to a hospital in Ann Arbor.

WWJ Newsradio 950–04/14/2014

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