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What unbelievable courage these firemen are showing!

This happened in Chile during an 8.8 magnitude earthquake in February of 2010.

Sources: STATter911.com

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A house explodes while firefighters are on location. One firefighter walks alongside the house & almost sustains injury as the house explodes right in front of him.

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A meteorite shot through the Russian sky & exploded,  sending a molten meteor shower to the ground & people into panic. around 950 were reported injured. There was damage, too. Windows exploded, doors flew off buildings & structures shook.

Imagine having to treat patients in this environment of panic.

Sources: Russia Today, ParamedicTV.com

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In light of what happened in Minneapolis, where EMTs went in to rescue victims while the gunman was still loose, concerns about EMT safety are being addressed.

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Three Minneapolis firefighters knew they had to enter Accent Signage to help wounded victims with the shooter still on the loose. With no weapons, flak jackets, or head gear, the three went inside the building knowing the shooter could easily target them as they tried to save the people who had been shot. Here they relate their experience.

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Sources: KSTP TV, Firerescue1.com

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