R. Hero in the News

MILWAUKEE -- The Milwaukee Fire Department is driving home an important lesson to people of all ages this week. It's Fire Prevention Week -- and you should have a plan of action in the event of fire in your home.
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Hurricanes Irma and Harvey survivors will be lucky if billions of dollars in disaster relief agreed by Congress last week last more than a month, according to the former head of the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA.)
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On Monday’s broadcast of “CNN Newsroom,” James Lee Witt, who served as Director of FEMA under President Clinton, stated that normal rainstorms are leaving six to seven inches of rain thanks to climate change and more has to be done in terms of disaster mitigation and prevention.
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The role of the president of the United States during a natural disaster such as Hurricane Harvey, now bringing record rainfall and devastating flooding to a broad swath of Texas, including Houston, is straightforward and practical.
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The arrival of June marked the start of the Atlantic hurricane season and a reminder of what many of us already know: It's important for all of us to be prepared for the myriad of emergencies that often arise without warning.
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The Matthew Varon Memorial Luncheon for the Israel Guide Dog for the Blind was held on Feb. 22 at the beautifully renovated Mission Hills Country Club.
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A one of a kind, hands–on program helps teach kids about safety as they learn more about how local responders do their jobs. From learning how to tow a vehicle to how weather affects our lives, these kids got the chance to learn about all types of emergency scenarios, during the Nebraska Firefighter's Museum's 2nd annual R–Hero training.
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A one of a kind, hands–on program helps teach kids about safety as they learn more about how local responders do their jobs. From learning how to tow a vehicle to how weather affects our lives, these kids got the chance to learn about all types of emergency scenarios, during the Nebraska Firefighter's Museum's 2nd annual R–Hero training.
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A one of a kind, hands–on program helps teach kids about safety as they learn more about how local responders do their jobs. From learning how to tow a vehicle to how weather affects our lives, these kids got the chance to learn about all types of emergency scenarios, during the Nebraska Firefighter's Museum's 2nd annual R–Hero training.
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A one of a kind, hands–on program helps teach kids about safety as they learn more about how local responders do their jobs. From learning how to tow a vehicle to how weather affects our lives, these kids got the chance to learn about all types of emergency scenarios, during the Nebraska Firefighter's Museum's 2nd annual R–Hero training.
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A one of a kind, hands–on program helps teach kids about safety as they learn more about how local responders do their jobs. From learning how to tow a vehicle to how weather affects our lives, these kids got the chance to learn about all types of emergency scenarios, during the Nebraska Firefighter's Museum's 2nd annual R–Hero training.
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A one of a kind, hands–on program helps teach kids about safety as they learn more about how local responders do their jobs. From learning how to tow a vehicle to how weather affects our lives, these kids got the chance to learn about all types of emergency scenarios, during the Nebraska Firefighter's Museum's 2nd annual R–Hero training.
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A one of a kind, hands–on program helps teach kids about safety as they learn more about how local responders do their jobs. From learning how to tow a vehicle to how weather affects our lives, these kids got the chance to learn about all types of emergency scenarios, during the Nebraska Firefighter's Museum's 2nd annual R–Hero training.
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KEARNEY — Exploring the world of firefighters, EMT’s and law enforcement officers is the goal of the R. Hero Camp. The Nebraska Firefighters Museum and Education Center will be the site for an R. Hero Camp from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. July 17 at the museum.
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SANTA FE, N.M. (KRQE) – Santa Fe unveiled a new sculpture at one of its fire stations Monday afternoon. The statue is a 6ft tall, red Dalmatian puppy called “R. Hero”. The city hopes the aluminum puppy statue will honor first responders and inspire youth to become heroes.
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Officials from the Santa Fe Fire Department, Mayor Javier Gonzales and local community members gathered Monday at Fire Station No. 3 to unveil and dedicate R. Hero, a six-foot-tall Dalmatian sculpture.
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A new educational safety program, designed to teach children five safety steps to follow in an emergency, was unveiled at the Los Angeles Fire Department’s annual Fire Service Day at Fire Station 27 in Hollywood on May 14. The department’s annual open house event drew thousands of Angelenos to their local fire stations to interact with first responders, learn how to stay safe and, at select locations including Fire Station 27, enjoy a pancake breakfast.
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A statue honoring emergency responders in Greenville will be unveiled next month. The six-foot-tall, 150-pound metal sculpture depicts the character R-Hero.
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There's a new program in Kearney giving kids an opportunity to learn life-saving skills from real life heroes. From CPR to applying first aid, kids are practicing procedures taught by volunteer fire and EMT personnel from across the state. It's called R. Hero camp, inspired by the big red dalmatian sculpture the firefighter's museum got last year.
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The City of Palm Springs celebrated the dedication of R. HERO Thursday. The 6-foot-tall red Dalmation sculpture stands in front of the Palm Springs Public Library, a donation from the Hero in You Foundation honoring first responders and their sacrifices.
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Public art is often at its best when it is provocative. But if nothing else, it should be eye-catching. A six-foot tall purple-and-black Dalmatian sculpture at the entrance to the Lake View Terrace branch of the Los Angeles Public Library is hard to miss and seeks to inspire the public about the hero in all of us.
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El Museo de los Niños Tin Marín cuenta desde ayer con un nuevo integrante en su familia, la cual acompaña una de sus principales exhibiciones permanentes, que es "La Estación de Bomberos". "R. HERO" es la historia de un perrito dálmata llamado Rocket, que junto a los bomberos, policías y paramédicos gana puntos al ayudar a los demás. Dentro de sus características principales están respeto, honor, valentía y compasión por los demás.
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MISSION VIEJO – Visitors to the city’s dog park are now being greeted by a purple puppy sculpture intended to serve as a reminder of the sacrifices of first responders. The city received the stainless steel sculpture from R. Hero, an organization with a goal of educating children about respect, honor, bravery and compassion.
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A local museum goes to the dogs as a respectful way to honor our hometown heroes. A dalmatian puppy named "R Hero" is the newest addition to the Nebraska Firefighter's Museum and Educational Center.
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On Sat., Nov. 22, 2014 from 10 am until noon the Mission Viejo’s, Friends of the Arts and Cultural Arts Committee will host the dedication and unveiling of “R. Hero” at the La Paws Dog Park, 21500 Felipe Rd, Mission Viejo, Ca 92691.
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The Nebraska firefighters museum unveiled a new sculpture Sunday.
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KEARNEY — Teaching children respect, honor, bravery and compassion is the goal of a new sculpture at the Nebraska Firefighter Museum and Education Center.
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Ethan Beene, 5, and his father Landon admire the 'R. Hero' sculpture at Fire Station No. 1 on Island Street on Thursday.
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The Kingsport Fire Department held a press conference and an unveiling of the “R.HERO” sculpture this morning in front of Fire Station 1. The “R. HERO” is a aluminum dalmation sculpture that stands nearly 6-feet tall and was created by the artists Karen and Tony Barone.
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