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2013-10-02 23:25:57

Firefighters from around the country will be in Tyler, Texas to compete in the Scott Firefighter Combat Challenge; this is a physical endurance competition to promote fitness within the firefighter community. This is a unique and great event for the entire family to come and enjoy. (PRWEB) October 02, 2013 We are proud to announce the Scott Firefighter Combat Challenge will be coming to the area this weekend. The event is being offered to promote the physical fitness of firefighters, and...

2013-10-01 23:21:44

The National Fire Protection Association (http://www.nfpa.org) and Cupcake Digital recently introduced a free deluxe storybook app, Sparky’s Birthday Surprise, on the iTunes App Store, Amazon App Store for Android, Google Play and the Barnes & Noble App Store for NOOK. New York, NY (PRWEB) October 01, 2013 The National Fire Protection Association (http://www.nfpa.org) and Cupcake Digital recently introduced a free deluxe storybook app, Sparky’s Birthday Surprise, on the iTunes App...

2013-09-25 23:29:25

Firefighters from around the country will be in Carlsbad, New Mexico to compete in the Scott Firefighter Combat Challenge; this is a physical endurance competition to promote fitness within the firefighter community. This is a unique and great event for the entire family to come and enjoy. (PRWEB) September 25, 2013 We are proud to announce that the Scott Firefighter Combat Challenge will be coming to the area this weekend. The event is being offered to promote the physical fitness of...

2013-09-19 23:01:07

A donation was made of specialized chairs to move patients safely and quickly and prevent injury to firefighters and paramedics. Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) September 19, 2013 One hundred "back savers," specialized chairs, were donated by the Los Angeles Fire Department Foundation to the LAFD. The chairs are specially designed to enable firefighters and paramedics to transport patients who weigh up to 500 pounds in buildings without elevators, in narrow hallways and on steep hills....

2013-09-11 23:18:50

$602,580 total is the first time any Fill the Boot exceeds $600K Reston, Va., (PRWEB) September 11, 2013 Members of the Fairfax County Professional Fire Fighters and Paramedics Local 2068 of the International Association of Fire Fighters raised a record-breaking $602,580 over five days to help find treatments and cures for muscle disease. They topped their previous annual fundraising record of $568,635 set last year. The total makes the Fairfax County Fire Fighters’ Fill the Boot...

2013-09-08 23:01:07

Flame Retardant Chemicals: Technologies and Global Markets report provides a worldwide industry overview with coverage of plastics, textiles, wood/paper, coatings/paper, coatings/construction, and coatings/decorations market applications. Dallas, Texas (PRWEB) September 08, 2013 This research report “Flame Retardant Chemicals: Technologies and Global Markets” analyses global market trends, with data from 2008 and 2012, estimates for 2013, and projections of compound annual growth...

2013-09-05 23:22:28

Firefighters from around the country will be in Missoula, Montana to compete in the Scott Firefighter Combat Challenge; this is a physical endurance competition to promote fitness within the firefighter community. This is a unique and great event for the entire family to come and enjoy. (PRWEB) September 05, 2013 We are proud to announce the Scott Firefighter Combat Challenge will be coming to the area this weekend. The event is being offered to promote the physical fitness of...


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holluschickie
  • A 'bachelor seal'; a young male seal which is prevented from mating by its herd's older males (mated bulls defending their territory).
This comes from the Russian word for 'bachelors.'
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