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Sutphen Officials Say Certain Aerials Should be Placed Out of Service Immediately 
Another ladder failure Tuesday that left three Georgia firefighters injured has caused Sutphen officials to request departments put certain aerials out of service immediately. Hall County Firefighters Will Griffin, TJ Elliott and Stephen Jackson were alert after they were injured in the incident at the training center Tuesday afternoon. Two were flown from the scene to a trauma center, while the other was transported to a local hospital by ambulance, according to WXIA TV. The trio was in the bucket of the extended ladder when there was a failure, and it dropped about 20 feet before jamming, explained Scott Cagle, fire department spokesman.
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Off-duty Nebraska firefighter saves drowning girl's life 
What started as a normal children's birthday party at a local hotel ended in near tragedy; luckily a hero was within reach. It happened Saturday afternoon at the AmericInn near North 27th and I-80. A couple dozen kids under the age of 12 were celebrating a birthday at the indoor pool when a mom noticed something in the water. "I saw a dark spot like a square on the bottom of the pool and I was thinking that's a drain," LeAnn Holexa said. After realizing that dark spot was actually a little girl, Holexa sprang into action, jumping into the water and pulling the 6–year–old to safety. "When she was out of the water I was yelling help, for Guy," Holexa said. "Getting my name yelled in that way I knew something was really wrong, it wasn't just 'Guy come help me,'" Lincoln Fire Capt. Guy Pinkman said.

Read more here: http://www.kentucky.com/2012/08/24/2309912/two-off-duty-firefighters-save.html#storylink=cpy
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Golden Valley Fire District (AZ) - Golden Valley Firefighters, Paramedics and the GVFD Technical Rescue Team responded in force with Mohave Valley Fire, MCSO and Search & Rescue to rescue a Mohave County Public Works supervisor who drove over the edge of a steep cliff on the Oatman Highway west of Ed’s Camp. The County worker who was the only occupant, ended up approximately 150 feet over the embankment.
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