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Baltimore Fire Department

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Woman Rescued From Burning Boat In Harbor East

Some amazing amateur video. If you were near the Inner Harbor Saturday afternoon, you likely saw the smoke. Two boats caught on fire and a woman was trapped by the flames.

05/17/2014

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Baltimore Officials Conducting Smoke Alarm Sweep

Firefighters and paramedics in Baltimore are going door to door to talk about smoke alarms and install them where needed.

03/15/2014

(Photo by Gene Sweeney Jr/Getty Images)

Olympic Luger Gets Grand Sendoff From Her Family Of Baltimore Firefighters

Going for gold. A young Olympian is on her way to Russia to compete in the Winter Games. Thursday, she got a sendoff from Baltimore City firefighters, the mayor and a former Olympic gold medalist.

12/26/2013

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Pot On Stove May Have Started 3-Alarm Fire In Northwest Baltimore

Baltimore City firefighters are investigating a three-alarm apartment building fire in Northwest Baltimore.

12/19/2013

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Fire Dept. Gets $1.5M Grant For Heart Monitors

U.S. Department of Homeland Security has awarded a nearly $1.5 million grant to the Baltimore Fire Department to buy 75 monitor/defibrillators.

04/24/2013

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9 Apartments Damaged In Baltimore Fire

Fire officials say several people were rescued and nine apartments were damaged at a complex in Northwest Baltimore.

04/02/2013

Kevin Cartwright

Kevin Cartwright Retires From Baltimore Fire Dept.

The longtime spokesman for the Baltimore Fire Department has retired.

04/01/2013

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Baltimore Fire Department’s New Social Media Policy Sparks Controversy

A new social media policy in the Baltimore fire department is causing a firestorm of debate. The department says the rule protects firefighters, but the union fears firefighters will lose their right to speak up.

11/03/2012

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Baltimore Fire Dept. Implements Social Media Rules

The Baltimore Fire Department is implementing a strict new social media policy it began devising in the spring to regulate what firefighters post on Twitter and Facebook.

11/02/2012

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Baltimore Wants To Strengthen Fire Department’s Special Operations Unit; Union Disagrees

It’s some of the most demanding physical and technical work a fire department undertakes. Now Baltimore wants to strengthen its special operations units.

10/02/2012

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Court Rules Baltimore City’s Pension Cuts To Firefighters And Police Unconstitutional

Unconstitutional pension cuts. A federal court strikes down Baltimore City’s pension cuts for firefighters and police. It’s a ruling that could cost the city tens of millions of dollars in an already tight budget.

09/20/2012

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Baltimore Ends Rotating Fire Company Closures

Some major changes take effect for the Baltimore City Fire Department. Monday, the city officially ended its controversial rotating fire company closures and instead began the process of permanently closing three fire companies.

07/09/2012

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