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FIRST PLACE: “Southland Blazes”
Twelve tough, trapped fire fighters scrambled into aluminum fire shelters on a ridge off Santiago Canyon Road when the Santa Ana winds gave them no break.
Los Angeles Times
SECOND PLACE: “Aiding Colleague”
A Miami fire fighter who fell 20 feet from a ladder is helped by fellow fire fighters after an explosion blasted the roof off an apartment building.
The front page of the February 14, 2007, issue said it all: "On this day of sombre remembrance for Captain Harold Lessard and Captain Thomas Nichols, the Winnipeg Free Press and its employees would like to pay tribute to the bravery and sacrifices of all fire fighters."
Winnipeg Free Press
“Rescue at Port Everglades”
Captain Andy Berkowitz (left), Battalion Chief Ed Federkeil (center) and Lieutenant Wes Echevarria hoist a worker who fell 40 feet inside a cargo ship at Port Everglades. The worker suffered multiple injuries and was taken to the hospital.