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Milwaukee facing ambulance shortage after companies drop out

MILWAUKEE (AP) — Milwaukee officials are scrambling to handle emergency medical calls after two private ambulance companies ended their contracts with the city. Acting Milwaukee Fire Chief Aaron Lipski says the department is dedicating two additional ambulances to basic 911…

NYFD rejects Navy SEAL for being too old

A 37-year-old US Navy SEAL who's served four combat tours was rejected by the New York City Fire Department for being too old. Now other fire departments across the country have reached out to let him know he's welcome elsewhere.