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Heroic Teen Saves Cop Trapped In Squad Car Moments Before Vehicle Is Engulfed In Flames

The Huffington Post | Kimberly Yam | Posted 11.11.2014 | Good News

When a cop found himself in grave danger, this teen sprung into action, putting his life on the line for an officer he had never met. Joe Chambers,...

'Extreme Makeover: Home Edition': Firefighter Lost Home To Fire

Posted 12.04.2012 | TV

The holiday season of giving continued for "Extreme Makeover: Home Edition." This week, the team headed to Heart of the Pines, TX to surprise the Zdro...

Gina Ryder

Photographer Ian Spanier Captures Unsung Heros | Gina Ryder | Posted 10.10.2012 | Arts

When Ian Spanier was six years old, back in his hometown of Hastings, New York, his parents handed him his first camera. Since then, he’s taken his...

Md. Man Honored For 70 Years Of Volunteer Firefighting

Owings Mills Patch | Posted 01.31.2012 | Impact

Bill Howard claims he can’t remember every little detail anymore, but it’s hard to believe that’s true. Ask the right question -- about his g...

Rescued Dog 'Sparkles' Teaches Children About Fire Safety

Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact

After Sparkles, the Dalmatian, was rescued from neglect, she found a new life living with a volunteer firefighter. Now, the duo, firefighter Dayna an...

Jamie Hinton, Alabama Man, Fights To Protect Hometown From Oil Spill

Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact

In Magnolia Springs, Alabama, a small town built on a coastal estuary, the water is central to the residents' way of life. With the looming threat of ...