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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
Photo by: Karen Tapia-Anderson
Submitted by: Los Angeles, CA Local 112




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.

Miami Herald
Photo by: Tim Chapman
Submitted by: Miami, FL Local 587




“Thank You”

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
Photo by: Ken Gigliotti
Submitted by: Winnipeg, MB Local 867






“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.

Miami Herald
Photo by: Michael Jachles
Submitted by: Broward County, FL Local 4321




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