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Posted: November 26, 2012 at 4:50 a.m.

QUOTE OF THE DAY “The firefighters did an excellent job evacuating the area, which certainly prevented additional civilian injuries and saved many lives.” Springfield, Mass., Fire Commissioner Joseph Conant, praising the actions of city firefighters who responded to reports of a gas leak before an explosion that damaged 42 buildings Article, this page

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