FIRST PLACE: “48 Hours”|
Reporter Tom Hasslinger describes a 48-hour shift with the Coeur
d’Alene Fire Department, including the extreme sense of urgency
experienced by first responders as they respond to medical emergencies.
This is a well-written, cogent account of riding on an ambulance with
members of Coeur d’Alene Local 710.
Coeur d’Alene Press
Written by: Tom Hasslinger
Submitted by: Coeur d’Alene, ID Local 710
HONORABLE MENTION: "Collective
McMinnville, TN Local 3026 President Brad Weaver urges
residents to put fire safety first in his collection of stories
published in the Southern Standard. Whether instructing residents about
taking preventative steps when hanging Christmas decorations on a tree
or stressing the importance of staying hydrated during extreme summer
weather, Weaver builds an important conversation about fire safety.
Written by: Brad Weaver
Submitted by: McMinnville, TN Local 3026
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"Fire Ops 101 to test Burnaby politicians”
Burnaby reporter Alfie Lau becomes a fire fighter for a day,
participating in a Fire Ops 101 event hosted by District of North Vancouver
Local 1183. Lau balances humor to educate readers on whats it’s like being
exposed to a live fire with extreme temperatures in a simulator, performing
auto extrication exercise and a patient rescue. He learns — most importantly
— what it means to work as a team to fight a fire.
Inviting Burnaby Now
Written by: Alfie Lau
Submitted by: District of North Vancouver, BC Local 1183