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How Did Firefighters Protect Themselves Before the Respirators was Invented?

The history of the firefighter began in ancient Rome in the third century, during the reign of Augustus. There is evidence of firefighting in Ancient Egypt before that. Marcus Licinius Crassus established the first Roman fire department. But did you know how firefighters protect themselves before the respirators were invented?  Before the invention of respirators, …

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How Do Firefighters Make Water Wetter?

Firefighting has been an integral part of rescue services for centuries. These highly trained individuals are trusted in their service with full capacity and knowledge of the procedure. They are in charge of controlling and putting out fires as well as responding to certain emergencies that involves life, property, and the environment. Over the years, …

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Firefighters that responded to last year’s fire at Notre Dame knew which works of art to rescue and in which order following a protocol developed for such a disaster.

Scientists are leading Notre Dame’s restoration—and probing mysteries laid bare by its devastating fire Eight restoration scientists put on hard hats and heavy-duty boots and stepped inside the blackened shell of Notre Dame de Paris, the world’s most famous cathedral. Ten days earlier, a fire had swept through its attic, melted its roof, and sent …

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How Did Jules and Gédéon Naudet Film the Documentary 9/11?

The French-American filmmakers, Jules Clément Naudet and Thomas Gédéon Naudet, initially thought they were shooting a documentary on a rookie firefighter on probation. The events worsened when an “odor of gas” was reported in an area in Lower Manhattan. When they arrived at the scene, the infamous 9/11 was happening. The Naudet brothers were sure …

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Although all official records state 343 fire fighters died on 9/11. There was a 344th, Keith Roma, who saved 200 people, climbing tower 1 four times. He was NYFP (Fire patrol) so the FDNY don’t list him on the list of dead even though they promised they would.

The firefighter everyone forgot about on 9/11 On September 11th, 2001, 19 terrorists caused the deaths of 2,977 people. Of those, many of them were firefighters who spent their last moments attempting to save the lives of everyone still trapped in the burning Twin Towers. According to official statistics and the New York Fire Department, …

Although all official records state 343 fire fighters died on 9/11. There was a 344th, Keith Roma, who saved 200 people, climbing tower 1 four times. He was NYFP (Fire patrol) so the FDNY don’t list him on the list of dead even though they promised they would. Read More »

Can You Own A Flamethrower in the United States?

Flamethrowers have gained an infamous reputation of inciting fear and tormenting enemies. But did you know that the laws in the United States are not strict with the ownership of these weapons? In the U.S., flamethrowers are perfectly legal to own. They are considered tools instead of firearms. Out of all the states, only California …

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In 1981, a California doctor worked around the clock to save the life of a (3.2 lb) premature baby boy. Exactly 30 years later, that baby (now a Paramedic/Firefighter) saved the life of the doctor when a semi struck his car.

Dr. Michael Shannon This is a true story about coming full circle in life and how the world is a lot smaller than it seems. Some find the facts too hard to imagine, and others believe it’s a miracle featuring fated twin events. There are two main characters to the story, Dr. Michael Shannon and …

In 1981, a California doctor worked around the clock to save the life of a (3.2 lb) premature baby boy. Exactly 30 years later, that baby (now a Paramedic/Firefighter) saved the life of the doctor when a semi struck his car. Read More »

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What is the Recommended Speed on the Autobahn?

The Autobahn is Germany’s federal controlled-access highway system. Bundesautobahn, which translates as the federal motorway. It is the official German term. Federal Automobile Track is the literal translation of the term Bundesautobahn. But do you know what is the recommended speed on the Autobahn?  While you can travel at any speed on the Autobahn when …

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