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- Friday, April 18, 2014

The fire chief praised the firefighters for overcoming their own injuries to aid the nine people who were hurt, one of them critically. (Image NBC)

Evacuation orders came too late for many now trapped on the ship; with more than still 270 missing, the death toll is expected to rise. (Image AP)

Lt. Kellene Davis’ retirement was approved before she could face punishment after a man suffered a heart attack and died across the street from a firehouse. (Image WUSA9)

Police say the estranged husband was cleaning out the garage when he made the grisly discovery. (Image YouTube)

911 calls capture chaos of fatal Calif. bus crash

Dispatchers tried to focus and calm students calling from the scene of the fiery collision with a Fed-Ex truck

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PEARS®- Helping You Help Kids

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