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The Hall of Flame Fire Museum, American La France Motorized Fire Engine

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The Hall of Flame Fire Museum, American La France Motorized Fire Engine, The Hall of Flame Fire Museum, 1938

"An old fire engine used in Burlington. It was the first of its kind to be motorized.

Motorized fire engines didn’t hit the streets until 1910,…

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U.S. Coast Guard, Battling Blaze on Deepwater Horizon Oilrig

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U.S. Coast Guard, Battling Blaze on Deepwater Horizon Oilrig, U.S. Coast Guard, 2010

Earth provides enough to satisfy every man's need, but not every man's greed.
Mohandas K. Gandhi, quoted in Small is Beautiful by E. F.…

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Fireworks Information Center, Consumer Product Safety Commission: Fireworks Information Center

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Fireworks Information Center, Consumer Product Safety Commission: Fireworks Information Center, CSPC, 2016

Fireworks are synonymous with our celebration of Independence Day. Yet, the thrill of fireworks can also bring pain. 240 people on average go the…

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Ellery Eddy, Engine Company No. 5

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Ellery Eddy, Engine Company No. 5, Cambridge Public Library, 1971

I can think of no more stirring symbol of man's humanity to man than a fire engine. by Kurt Vonnegut In 1736 Benjamin Franklin established the Union…

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FEMA, Federal Emergency Management Agency

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FEMA, Federal Emergency Management Agency, FEMA, No date given

"The Federal Emergency Management Agency is to support our citizens and first responders to ensure that as a nation we work together to build, sustain…

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Thomas E. Franklin., Ground Zero Spirit

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Thomas E. Franklin., Ground Zero Spirit, Ground Zero Spirit, 11-Sep-01

On September 11, 2001, in New York City the World Trade Center (WTC) was attacked by terrorists. Flight 11 and flight 175 were hijacked and flown into…

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Work Projects Administration Poster Collection, Handle with Care - Steering Wheels

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Work Projects Administration Poster Collection, Handle with Care - Steering Wheels, Library of Congress, 1940-1950

Poster promoting safe driving showing a traffic signal and a steering wheel.Work Projects Administration Poster (WPA) Collection

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Jeff Schmaltz, MODIS Rapid Response Team, NASA/GSFC, Hurricane Katrina

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Jeff Schmaltz, MODIS Rapid Response Team, NASA/GSFC, Hurricane Katrina, NASA, 28 August 2005.

Hurricane Katrina was one of the deadliest hurricanes ever to hit the United States. An estimated 1,836 people died in the hurricane and the flooding…

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U.S. Department of Labor, Occupational Safety and Health Administration, U.S. Department of Labor

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U.S. Department of Labor, Occupational Safety and Health Administration, U.S. Department of Labor, U.S. Department of Labor, No date given

The Occupational Safety and Health Act of 1970 (OSH Act) was passed to prevent workers from being killed or seriously harmed at work. This law created…

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Preston Cress., Tired Search Dog

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Preston Cress., Tired Search Dog, Navy News, Sep. 15 2001

There is nothing that can replace the precision of a dog's nose -- and absolutely nothing that can replace the steadfast nature of a dog's heart.
Bob…

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