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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 …

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. Read More »

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 »

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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Firefighters use wetting agents to make water wetter. The chemicals reduce the surface tension of plain water so it’s easier to spread and soak into objects, which is why it’s known as “wet water.”

Firefighting Foam – Making Water Wetter As a largely misunderstood firefighting tactic, the use of foam has at times been confusing to the fire service. The result is that many municipal brigades/departments have just avoided the use of foam, especially Class A foam and have transitioned to using emulsifiers or wetting agents. While the end …

Firefighters use wetting agents to make water wetter. The chemicals reduce the surface tension of plain water so it’s easier to spread and soak into objects, which is why it’s known as “wet water.” Read More »

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 »

Clint Eastwood’s agent told him not to appear in, “Fistful of Dollars”, calling it a ‘bad step’ for his career. The film launched Eastwood’s path to stardom, and he later named his production company, ‘Malpaso’, spanish for ‘bad step.’

15 Facts About Clint Eastwood to Make Your Day Clinton Eastwood Jr. achieved fame and fortune as the personification of old-fashioned American male bravado playing a taciturn gunslinger in Sergio Leone’s spaghetti Western Dollars trilogy in the 1960s. He kept on acting through the years and decades, jumping from genre to genre, as he also …

Clint Eastwood’s agent told him not to appear in, “Fistful of Dollars”, calling it a ‘bad step’ for his career. The film launched Eastwood’s path to stardom, and he later named his production company, ‘Malpaso’, spanish for ‘bad step.’ 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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Was The Speed and Weight of the Airplanes a Factor in the World Trade Center Collapse in 9/11?

On September 11, 2001, two airplanes hijacked by Islamic extremists crashed into the World Trade Center in New York. It’s been over two decades, and authorities are still discovering more about the attack. The Twin Towers were actually built to withstand cruising speed, but what made these airplanes different? The airplanes that hit the Twin …

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