iNTERNATiONAL FiREFiGHTERS’ DAY 2013 ~ May the 4th be with them!

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The official International Firefighters Day website ~ www.FirefightersDay.org (4th May 2013)

Today is iNTERNATiONAL FiREFiGHTERS’ DAYwww.FireFightersDay.org ~ May the 4th be with them!.. I’m very proud of my 78 year old firefighter father, Werner Kressnig, one of the oldest active Country Fire Authority firefighters (CFA) in Victoria, Australia, at Sarsfield Fire Brigade.

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77 year old Werner Kressnig one of the oldest active CFA Firefighters – Sarsfield Fire Brigade, Victoria, Australia (photo by Anton K – January 2012)

The HiSTORY Of iNTERNATiONAL FiREFiGHTERS’ DAY

International Firefighters’ Day is observed on the 4th May. The day was instituted after a proposal was emailed out across the world on the 4th January 1999 due to the deaths of 5 firefighters in tragic circumstances in a wildfire at Linton in Victoria, Australia. Read more about it all here.

Video: International Firefighters’ Day: 2012 Real Heroes YouTube…

International Firefighters’ Day Facebook: www.facebook.com/International.FireFighters.Day

Country Fire Authority CFA website: www.CFA.vic.gov.au

CFA News & Media website: www.news.CFA.vic.gov.au

Make Australia proud and volunteer your time to help others, visit www.VolunteeringAustralia.org

FiREFiGHTERS FUNDRAiSiNG CALENDERS

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www.FirefightersCalendars.com.au official website

You can HELP KiDS with burns by purchasing the Firefighters Calendar, which raises money for the Burns Centre at The Chidren’s Hospital at Westmead Hospital, providing vital funding for research to help children battling burn injuries. Your support also assists Australian firefighters aka firies to compete in the emergency services competitions such as the World Firefighters Games, which promotes fitness among the firefighting profession.

www.ThankYouFiries.com

www.WorldFirefightersGames.com

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