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September 21, 2014
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The History of the Fire Sevice

IAFF History
Apr 12, 2006
  International Association of Fire Fighters History Paid fire fighters began organizing themselves into clubs and associations in the mid-19th century. Many of these groups were organized for the assistance of fire fighters who were injured on the job or for the families of fire fighters who died in the line of duty
Saint Florian
Apr 12, 2006
   Saint Florian Patron Saint of Fire Fighters All firefighters are aware that Saint Florian is the patron Saint of firefighters. Many have purchased and are very proud to wear the Saint Florian medallion around their neck. These medallions are usually gold and many are shaped in the form of a Maltese cross with the image of Florian stamped in the center of it
Dalmations
Apr 12, 2006
History Of The Dalmatian    The Dalmatian is believed to have its origin in a coastal province of the Austrian Empire called Dalmatia, known today as Croatia, around 1300 A.D.  It was from this area that the breed received its name.  The DalmatianÂ’s spotted legacy is recorded in ancient Italian and Egyptian art
Maltese Cross
Apr 12, 2006
History of the Maltese Cross The Maltese cross is known around the world as a symbol of the fire service. It is often seen painted on fire trucks, on the clothing of firefighters, depicted on firefighters badges, and is quite often the chosen design of firefighter tattoos


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