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2012-08-08 23:03:35

Hot tub manufacturer, Bullfrog Spas, supports area firefighters and community education projects during Summer of wildfires. Salt Lake City, Utah (PRWEB) August 09, 2012 Bullfrog International, manufacturer of Bullfrog Spas, a leading luxury hot tub brand, recently donated to Salt Lake County Firefighters Association to support public safety and community programs. Bullfrog is proud to support firefighters in our community and the programs they administer. The Bullfrog factory is located in...

2012-08-02 23:00:36

After four years of planning, a Fire Academy will be launched at Estrella Mountain Community College (EMCC) in Avondale, one of the 10 Maricopa County Community Colleges. Avondale, AZ (PRWEB) August 02, 2012 After four years of planning, a Fire Academy will be launched at Estrella Mountain Community College (EMCC) in Avondale, one of the 10 Maricopa County Community Colleges. Through community partnerships with the fire departments in Avondale and Goodyear, the academy will fulfill a...

Improvements in Fire Department Tactics Using Live Fire Tests with FDNY
2012-07-12 11:06:54

In the name of science, but with aim of saving lives, preventing injuries and reducing property losses, members of the New York City Fire Department (FDNY) spent much of the first two weeks in July setting fire to 20 abandoned townhouses on Governors Island, about a kilometer from the southern tip of Manhattan. In a series of "live burn" experiments, conducted in collaboration with the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) and Underwriters Laboratories (UL), New York...

President Obama Demands Federal Health Insurance For Firefighters
2012-07-11 11:21:50

Lawrence LeBlond for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Thousands of seasonal firefighters, the men and women who work the front lines of the country´s most treacherous terrain battling out-of-control wildfires, risking their lives to save the lives of many others, have gone without health insurance for themselves or their families for far too long, and now the Obama administration is drawing the fire out by ordering the government to offer plans to these die-hard workers. The...


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bodacious
  • Remarkable; prodigious.
  • Audacious; gutsy.
  • Completely; extremely.
  • Audaciously; boldly.
  • Impressively great in size; enormous; extraordinary.
This word is probably from the dialectal 'boldacious,' a blend of 'bold' and 'audacious.'
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