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    Two Firefighters Die and 14 Injured in Chicago This Morning

    http://news.blogs.cnn.com/2010/12/22...lapses/?hpt=T2

    22 Dec 2010

    Two firefighters were killed and 14 others were injured after a building that was on fire collapsed, a Chicago Fire Department spokesman told CNN.

    The two firefighters died from injuries they suffered while fighting the blaze.

    Four firefighters remain in critical condition, spokesman Larry Langford said.

    more at link

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    The below link has two videos. One shows the firefighters on the roof attempting to locate one more firefighter in the rubble. Originally 16 men were trapped or inside when the wall collapsed.

    This was a vacant building and the firefighters were attempting to locate homeless who may be inside to stay out of the cold.

    Bless these men and their families.

    fran



    http://www.chicagotribune.com/news/n...tory?track=rss

    Two firefighters killed after building collapses

    <<<<<<<<<<<<<video of search at the scene>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>

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    May they RIP and may the Lord comfort their families and fellow firefighters and heal the injured, especially with Christmas just around the corner, in Jesus' Name, amen.


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    Deuteronomy 18:10-12 (KJV)

    10 There shall not be found among you anyone who makes his son or his daughter pass through the fire, or one who practices witchcraft, or a soothsayer, or one who interprets omens, or a sorcerer, 11 or one who conjures spells, or a medium, or a spiritist, or one who calls up the dead. 12 For all who do these things are an abomination to the Lord. (KJV)

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    DK--Your post made me cry.
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    Quote Originally Posted by hoppyfrog View Post
    DK--Your post made me cry.
    back atcha.


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    Deuteronomy 18:10-12 (KJV)

    10 There shall not be found among you anyone who makes his son or his daughter pass through the fire, or one who practices witchcraft, or a soothsayer, or one who interprets omens, or a sorcerer, 11 or one who conjures spells, or a medium, or a spiritist, or one who calls up the dead. 12 For all who do these things are an abomination to the Lord. (KJV)

    Follow me at my Biblical Blog: http://scripture-demystified.blogspot.com

    Baruch ha Shem Adonai.

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    The photos are so moving and so difficult to look at, especially the ones of Corey Ankum and Edward Stringer's colleagues saluting and escorting the ambulances carrying their bodies from the hospitals to the Cook County medical examiner's office, as well as the ones of their grief.

    The photo gallery is here:

    http://www.suntimes.com/photos/galle...?story=2984860

    I don't know why this story has moved me so much; I'm not even from Chicago.

    As an aside, the firefighters' deaths happened 100 years to the day after the famous Chicago Stockyard fires that killed 21 Chicago firefighters. Until 9/11, that was the greatest loss of firefighters in a single incident.
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    Prayers for the families and the city for their loss of these heroes. Sad day for our beloved city.

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    Our 2nd and 3rd fireffighters lost in the past several weeks.
    Purple and black bunting is in almost every town and flags at half staff.
    Very sad to see.

    Beautiful Rox.
    Sept. 18, 1997 - May 26 2012
    Rest peacefully my love I'll forever miss you.

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    And apparently the number of firefighters injured in the Chicago fire today is 19, not 14. So very sad.
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