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President Donald Trump shakes hands with firefighters at West Palm Beach Fire Rescue, Wednesday, Dec. 27, 2017, in West Palm Beach, Fla. President Trump who is spending the holidays at his private Mar-a-Lago estate and club in Florida thanked them for their service.

Donald Trump Thanks Firefighters for Battling California Wildfires

“We’re deeply grateful to our incredible firefighters and first responders,” Trump said. “They’re really brave people, I’ve been watching them go to areas where very few people would go and some of them don’t come out alive.”

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Londoners Demand Answers in Deadly Tower Inferno, Death Toll Rising

LONDON (AP) — With smoke still swirling around the charred remains of Grenfell Tower in west London, residents and community leaders demanded to know Wednesday how a ferocious fire could have swept through the high-rise apartment block with such speed

In this handout photo provided by the Israel Government Press Office (GPO), Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu shakes hands with Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas during the funeral of former Israeli leader Shimon Peres on September 30, 2016 in Jerusalem, Israel. World leaders and dignitaries from 70 countries attended the …

Netanyahu Thanks Abbas For Help Battling Blazes Across Israel

TEL AVIV – Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu thanked Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas on Saturday evening for Palestinian assistance in battling wildfires that have raged throughout the country since Tuesday, forcing tens of thousands to evacuate their homes.  The Palestinian Authority

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FDNY: Trump Swag Not Allowed in NYC Firehouses

The FDNY is banning pictures and merchandise related to President-elect Donald Trump from firehouses and firetrucks, according to a source inside the department.

AUSTIN, Texas -- Local firefighters are pushing back against a …

Austin Firefighters Push Back on Union Activity Lawsuit

AUSTIN, Texas — Local firefighters are pushing back against a lawsuit alleging they are spending a significant amount of time engaging in union activities when they should be answering calls.

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Biden Blames Climate Change for Fires; Admits No Evidence

Vice President Joe Biden tells a group of firefighters visiting the White House that the dramatic increase of forest fires in the United States was likely a result of climate change – even though he couldn’t prove it.

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Rain, Thunder, Lightning, Floods–and Rainbows

SAN DIEGO, CA — Torrential rainfall and flooding struck San Diego amidst thunder and lightning on Tuesday night leaving cars stranded and thousands without power. Several cars were left stuck and some floating in floodwaters off highway 94 on Federal Blvd.,

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Off-Duty Firefighters Rescue Man Gored by Bison

Three off-duty firefighters who were backpacking on Catalina Island saved the life of a conservationist who was charged at and attacked by a bison on a brushy trail Wednesday.

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Three More Firefighters Die Fighting Blazes in West

Three firefighters died last week fighting in the Methow River Valley roughly 100 miles northeast of Seattle when their fire engine crashed, leaving them at the mercy of the fire.