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Local Fireman Pays Respect For Fallen Boston Firefighters

Local Fireman Pays Respect For Fallen Boston Firefighters

| April 4, 2014

A Presque Isle fireman is sharing his experience after traveling to Boston for the service of a firefighter who was killed in the line of duty. Dale Morrison, Presque Isle Fire Department, “They were mourning but I think it was more of a respect thing – it is a sad thing you know what happened I […]

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Volunteer Firefighters And Other Emergency Service Volunteers Won’t Be Counted As Full Time Under Federal Health Care Regulations

Volunteer Firefighters And Other Emergency Service Volunteers Won’t Be Counted As Full Time Under Federal Health Care Regulations

| January 14, 2014

The risk of potentially laying off career firefighters and cutting hours to many others has been avoided now that The U.S Department of Treasury says fire departments won’t have to provide heath coverage to volunteer firefighters under the federal health care law. “As a fire chief it’s a really big relief…” That’s what Presque Isle […]

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Avoid Carbon Monoxide Poisoning By Operating Your Heating Sources Correctly

Avoid Carbon Monoxide Poisoning By Operating Your Heating Sources Correctly

| December 27, 2013

If you hear this sound, you should get to fresh air immediately and call 911. This is a carbon monoxide detector. Carbon monoxide is a colorless, odorless and tasteless gas that is generally a byproduct of incomplete combustion. Captain Vince Baldwin of the Presque Isle Fire Department says if you have been exposed to the […]

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Fire Crew Stays Steady

Fire Crew Stays Steady

| July 30, 2013

Staffing at the Presque Isle Fire Department has been a topic of both debate and concern for the past few years, as the city has been working to create a budget that would not increase the tax rate…The Department has gone from 5 full time fire fighters per shift, down to 4, except for one […]

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Operation Lifesaver Training

Operation Lifesaver Training

| July 24, 2013

It’s a routine training session, but after the tragedy in Lac Megantic, Quebec an “Operation Lifesaver” session held today in Presque Isle held that much more significance. News Source 8 Reporter Angela Christoforos explains…

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