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Friday, October 1, 2010

4 Firefighters Injured While Responding to Call for Help

Four of the firefighters assigned to Station 5 were seriously injured two nights ago while responded to a call for help from a motorist who had been in an accident on the 605 Freeway.

Upon responding, the fire truck was hit by another vehicle, sending the four firefighters to the hospital.

Please send a get well soon card to these guys who put their lives on the line every day they respond to a call for help:

The injured FF's were all from E5. They are:

Captain Jim Currier
Engineer John O'Keefe
FF Fernando Vazquez
FF/PM Dwayne Preston

Send your good wishes in care of: Chief Alan Patalano, Fire Administration, 3205 Lakewood Boulevard, Long Beach, CA 90808

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