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At 5:05 p.m. on November 13, 2012, the City of Demorest requested mutual aid from HabershamCounty for a two story structure re at 199 West Central Ave. in the City of Demorest. E-14 com-mand advised for all county personnel to help in various operations on the scene.
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LAFD Engine 105 B shift was first due at a well involvedhouse fire at 625 Morningmist Lane at 2:47 a.m. on December30, 2012. All occupants had escaped the blaze, which alreadyhad hold of most of the dwelling when Engine 105 arrived.105s crew made an aggressive interior attack with an inchand three quarter hand line while Truck 102's crew ventilatedand pulled ceilings. Battalion 100, Acting Chief Chad Ketron,placed the fire under control approximately 40 minutes afterarrival of the first unit. The LAFD Fire Marshal's office is in-vestigating the fire.
Lehigh Acres occupieddwelling fire
Ocala, FL. Assistant Fire Chief Brian Stoothoff was recog-nized during a city council meeting on November 20th, forhis 30 years of service with Ocala Fire Rescue. He has seenmany changes over the years and was hired three decadesago when there were few paramedics in the State of Florida.Chief Stoothoff is a firefighter paramedic, who previouslyserved as a fire equipment operator, captain, battalion chief,public education specialist and public information officer forthe department. Chief Stoothoff states he looks forward tocontinue serving the citizens of Ocala and the City of Ocala.
Ocala assistant fire chiefachieves 30 years
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Lucky to be alive in Hamilton CountyOn December 17, 2012 at
10:30 a.m., the Hamilton CountySheriff's Office 911 center re-ceived a call of a low flying singleengine plane in the area of USHwy 129 and SW 109th Drive.
Units from the HamiltonCounty Sheriff's office, HamiltonCounty EMS and the Jasper FireRescue Department were all noti-fied and within seconds of initialnotification, all units were advisedof a plane down.
Upon arrival, the plane was
found in a freshly plowed fieldbalancing on its nose and onewing.
The female pilot had climbedfrom the cockpit unharmed.
The plane was identified as asingle engine Alarus and the pilotwas a student pilot flying fromJacksonville to Live Oak, whenthe ceiling fell and she decided to
make a emergency landing. The plane was later pulled
down onto landing gear from itsoriginal position and remained inthe field until FAA could completetheir investigation.
Units responding to the inci-dent were HCSO 56-1, 56-5, 56-17, EM-1, EM-2 and EM-3, fromEMS was Med 91 and from JasperFire Rescue were Engine 31,Squad 31 and Command 31.
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At 5:05 p.m. on November 13, 2012, the City of Demorestrequested mutual aid from Habersham County for a twostory structure re at 199 West Central Ave. in the City ofDemorest. E-14 command advised for all county personnelto help in various operations on the scene. Habersham pro-vided one engine, two squads, two administrative vehiclesand ten personnel and were back in service at 8:39 p.m.
Habersham provides mutual aid to Demorest
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Savannah, GA. Savannah Fire & Emergency Services Engine11, Rescue 2, Truck 2 and Safety along with Southside EMSwere alerted to Middleground Road for an accident with en-trapment. SFD E-11 found a car versus mini van with nega-tive entrapment, but multiple injuries. Command requestedadditional medic units and SCMPD. Four patients were trans-ported to local hospitals and SCMPD investigated.
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