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Georgia fire chief struck by car during boot drive 
Baldwin Fire Chief Joe Roy, 46, is recovering, at Emory Hospital, Atlanta, from injures he suffered when he was struck by a truck on Saturday morning.
Just before 11 a.m. on July 25, a 2012 Toyota Tundra pickup truck, driven by R.W. Nored, 70, Dahlonega, struck Roy while he was taking part in a boot drive in Habersham County.The accident happened on Georgia Highway 384 (Duncan Bridge Road) at Mud Creek Road. Roy was standing on the centerline when Nored reportedly drifted over and the left front of his truck struck Roy from behind. The impact knocked Roy approximately 15 feet, according to the Georgia State Patrol report. 
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Vacationing Florida lieutenant saves girl 
Lake County Fire Rescue Lt. Shannon Bush only thought he was taking a vacation from work when he and his family decided to spend a few days at an Orlando-area resort last week. Instead, the 14-year department veteran and Emergency Medical Technician found himself saving the life of a 4-year-old who nearly drowned, according to a press release issued Thursday. A little girl, who had moments earlier walked by and said hello to the family, was discovered lying at the bottom of the hotel pool.    
Read more here: http://www.kentucky.com/2012/08/24/2309912/two-off-duty-firefighters-save.html#storylink=cpy
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