Delta Township Professional Fire Fighters
IAFF Local 2846
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  • Fire Service History
    Nov 06, 2014
    History Of TheDalmatian  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 Dalmatian’s spotted legacy is recorded in ancient Italian and Egyptian art.
    Nov 06, 2014
    The Blue "Star Of Life":The Emergency Medical Care Symbol Just as  pharmacists have the mortar and pestle and doctors have the caduceus, Emergency Medical Technicians have a symbol, its use is encouraged both by the American Medical Association and the Advisory Council within the Department of Health, Education and Welfare.
    Nov 06, 2014
    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.
    Nov 06, 2014
    History of the Maltese Cross The Maltese cross is known around the world as a symbol of the fire service.
    Nov 06, 2014
     The Bagpipe At Fire Department Funerals The tradition of bagpipes played at fire department and police department funerals in the United States goes back over one hundred fifty years. When the Irish and Scottish immigrated to this country, they brought many of their traditions with them.

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