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Streets of Ferguson smolder after grand jury decision 
This is what Ferguson looked like Tuesday morning. Shattered glass from looted stores covered the asphalt. Shell casings from unknown shooters littered the ground. And more than a dozen buildings, including stores owned by local residents, had been set ablaze. As protesters hurled bottles, batteries and rocks at police, officers in riot gear responded by shooting bean bags and tear gas. "This ain't Iraq. This is the United States," Demetric Whitlock yelled to a line of police officers on South Florissant Road, in front of the Ferguson Police Department. An entire row of businesses on West Florissant Avenue, a major thoroughfare, was engulfed in flames. There were so many infernos that firefighters couldn't rush to every one. 
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Dallas firefighters save 5-year old from burning house 
There were some pretty scary moments for a family and neighbors surrounding a house in the 3700 block of Knight Lane in Garland early Wednesday. A fire broke out in a small, one-story home, trapping a five-year-old girl inside. Frankie Broumley was passing by when he saw the child's grandmother frantically screaming for help. "She said, 'My little girl's over there in that back room!'" he recalled. Broumley said he rushed to try breaking down the door of the burning house. The fire and smoke was too intense, but Broumley said he was determined to do something.
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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