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Republicans are ready to muscle legislation through the House authorizing an election-year lawsuit against President Barack Obama that accuses him of exceeding his powers in enforcing his health care law.More >>
A sharply divided House approved a Republican plan Wednesday to launch a campaign-season lawsuit against President Barack Obama, accusing him of exceeding the bounds of his constitutional authority. Obama and other...More >>
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Police have reopened Angola Rd. between McCord and Holland-Sylvania underneath I-475 in Springfield Township after softball size pieces of the I-475 bridge over Angola were found having fallen. More >>
Police have reopened Angola Rd. between McCord and Holland-Sylvania underneath I-475 in Springfield Township after softball size pieces of the I-475 bridge over Angola were found having fallen onto the road below. More >>
hearts are heavy," said Fremont Fire Chief Dave Foos. "I'm well aware of what
they're going through, and it's going to be a difficult time for all involved."
long ago, in 2012, Fremont lost two firefighters in off-duty incidents, so
learning about the deaths of two of their brothers in Toledo was tough news to
Foos says this winter, all of his firefighters have been studying an inclement
weather guide, which outlines the rules they must follow to stay safe while
battling blazes in the bitter cold.
avoid winter-related trouble on the scene, the chief says they put a form of
antifreeze in each of the 1,000 fire hydrants in the city, and they're leaving
hoses dripping on their trucks to prevent water from freezing.
are quicker to call in additional staffing to supplement the power," Foos said.
"We always have a paramedic life squad on the scene to help us with rehabbing the
individuals, and obviously while we're flowing water, it's harder to stay dry,
so they carry spare gloves and turn-out gear with them."
something you can do to help firefighters this winter. If there is a hydrant
near your home, make sure you clear the snow away from it to give firefighters
The community is showing support for TFD and families of the victims in
a variety of ways. Click
here to read how you can help.