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'Morning Edition' Returns: Forgetful Firefighters

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'Morning Edition' Returns: Forgetful Firefighters

'Morning Edition' Returns: Forgetful Firefighters

'Morning Edition' Returns: Forgetful Firefighters

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In Melbourne, Fla., firefighters responding to emergencies were in such a rush that they forgot to turn off a fryer in their kitchen. A firefighter from Cocoa Beach drove by and noticed smoke escaping from the firehouse, so he call 9-1-1. Firefighters then returned to battle the fire at their own station.