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Hurricane Sandy Prep At Volunteer Fire Department in Germantown, Md

Hurricane Sandy , a photo by Maryland National Guard on Flickr. Via Flickr: Members of the Maryland National Guard 58th Battlefield Surveillance Brigade staged personnel and equipment at the Germantown Volunteer Fire Department in Germantown, Md., Oct. 29, in preparation of Hurricane Sandy.

Fire At DFAS Japan Jan 2009

Firefighters from the U.S. Air Force Base 374th Civil Engineer Squadron and the Tokyo Metropolitan Fire Department work together to fight a fire at the Defense Finance and Accounting Service Japan building that caught fire at about 6:30 p.m. on Yokota Air Base, Japan, Jan. 20, 2009. U.S. Air Force photo by Airman Sean Martin

Camp Humphreys firefighters 'turn up the heat' with live fire trainingin Korea

Camp Humphreys firefighters 'turn up the heat' with live fire training in Korea - 121023 , a photo by USAG-Humphreys on Flickr. Via Flickr: Click here to learn more about Camp Humphreys Camp Humphreys firefighters 'turn up the heat' with live fire training in Korea Story and photos by Edward N. Johnson, USAG-Humphreys, PAO CAMP HUMPHREYS, South Korea -- More than 95 Army and Navy firefighters from across Korea gathered on Camp Humphreys to take part in four days of live fire training, Oct. 23. According to Matthew B. Spreitzer, U.S. Army Garrison Humphreys fire chief, the week's training was primarily focused on building teamwork, while fighting aviation fuel fires during day and nighttime scenarios. Home to the Army's most active airfield in Asia, Camp Humphreys firefighters take the possibility of an aircraft fire seriously. Although rare, such fires have the potential to involve large amounts of burning fuel and heavy smoke. It is for this

Twickenham Fire Station - London.

Twickenham Fire Station - London. , a photo by Jim Linwood on Flickr. Twickenham Fire Station - London.

Prairie Burn at Turnbull NWR

Prairie Burn at Turnbull NWR , a photo by USFWS Pacific on Flickr. Via Flickr: A prairie burn was conducted at Turnbull National Wildlife Refuge last week in mid-October. The Refuge ecosystems represents a unique ecological area between the dry, sagebrush dotted grasslands of the Columbia Basins and the forested mountains that rise up to the east. Fire is a natural phenomenon and has played a critical role in the ecosystem dynamics of natural communities represented within Turnbull NWR. Here, prescribed fire was conducted to: 1. Protect and restore the natural distribution and diversity of grassland and shrub steppe habitats to benefit indigenous wildlife and improve resilience to wildfire disturbance. 2. Reduce excessive accumulation of litter from invasive annual grass species to facilitate experimental application of control strategies using herbicides and post treatment seeding of native plant species. 3. Ultimately improve ecosystem health through management of invasive

Miami Dade Aerial 2

Metro Dade Fire Truck , a photo by Phillip Pessar on Flickr. Miami Dade Aerial 2

EAST SUSSEX FIRE & RESCUE SERVICE

GX59JXB EAST SUSSEX FIRE & RESCUE SERVICE , a photo by eastleighbusman on Flickr. Via Flickr: seen 22/10/12 in Brighton

City Of Miami Rescue Vehicles

City Of Miami Rescue Vehicles , a photo by Phillip Pessar on Flickr. City Of Miami Rescue Vehicles

Fire engines at Jyväskylä airport

Fire engines at Jyväskylä airport , a photo by anttilep on Flickr. Fire engines at Jyväskylä airport, Finland

Meade firefighters help extinguish apartment fire off post

Meade firefighters help extinguish apartment fire off post , a photo by Fort Meade on Flickr. Via Flickr: Fort Meade firefighters battle the blaze of a fire at the Seven Oaks apartments in Odenton on Sept. 30. The Fort Meade Fire Department dispatched eight firefighters, an engine and truck to the two-alarm fire. (Photo by Jen Wilbanks, MSFA)

Ashburn, VA Truck 601 at the fire

Tinicum Fire Company

2012 PA Firemen's Parade

FDNY Hazardous Materials

JMazzolaa posted a photo: Project 365/278

Bonair Squad 58

Montgomery County Planning Commission posted a photo: 2012 PA Firemen's Parade

Valley Forge Fire Company

by Montgomery County Planning Commission 2012 PA Firemen's Parade

Tinicum Fire Company

  Montgomery County Planning Commission

Essington Fire Company

Essington Fire Company , a photo by Montgomery County Planning Commission on Flickr. 2012 PA Firemen's Parade

Tinicum Fire Company Engine 48

Tinicum Fire Company , a photo by Montgomery County Planning Commission on Flickr. 2012 PA Firemen's Parade

Annaville and Robstown Crews Near Corpus Christi

qnr posted a photo: Hillary Rodham Clinton rally at the regional fairgrounds in Robstown, Texas. This is just outside of Corpus Christi. I don't have any numbers yet, but I'd estimate there were at least 9,000 people there, probably many more.