Rescue services

Despite fewer pet adoptions in 2020, animal rescue services report spike in interest during pandemic

The coronavirus has made 2020 a difficult year for most people. For cats and dogs, however, there might have been a silver lining. “I can’t tell you the demand we have right now,” said Kate Griffith, spokesperson for Midcoast Humane, an animal rescue and adoption organization with offices in Brunswick and Edgecomb. The shelter reported […]

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Deardorff retires as Chief of the York Fire and Rescue Services

Chad Deardorff has announced his retirement as Chief of the City of York Fire and Rescue Services, according to a press release from York Mayor Michael Helfrich on Wednesday. Deardorff has spent the last two years as a chef, ending a 26 year career with the department. Deputy Chief William Sleeger Jr. will be named […]

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Fire and rescue services administer more than 27,000 COVID vaccines

MORE THAN 27,000 vaccines have been administered to the public by fire and rescue service personnel as a result of a campaign to aid the national program. This equates to firefighters and other fire and rescue service personnel administering about one in 600 of the 16.5 million vaccines administered to date. The National Council of […]

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CTIF – The International Association of Fire and Rescue Services | CTIF

Current president, vice-presidents and other delegates within the CTIF Executive Committee: Milan Dubravac, President of CTIF since October 21, 2020 Milan Dubravac, President of CTIF since October 2020 Slovenia Administrator of Slovenian Civil Protection and Disaster Relief, Director of the Slovenian National School of Fire Fighting. Mr. Dubravac is also a member of the CTIF […]