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Firefighters …. Training and acting like a bunch of FOOLS!

Valley Of The FOOLS

"The F.O.O.L.S. exemplify the true meaning of the Brotherhood by providing training opportunities to Brother and Sister Firefighters worldwide. We organize benefits to assist not only a firefighter and their families in need, but our communities as well. The F.O.O.L.S. exist to strengthen the Brotherhood of our chosen profession and fuel the flame of passion we have for our calling".

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Staffing saves lives!

10 15th st sw E9 crew

Shortly after his size up, Captain Perdue transmitted that he had multiple victims hanging out of windows (of the upper floors) and the hallway / stairwell heavily involved with fire.

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Responding in severe weather conditions…

Photo by Metro Detroit Fire Photography

There are other factors to consider here as well. What kind of attack will we be making? Offensive, Defensive maybe transitional? With all this additional time we've accumulated, the fire has certainly gotten a good jump on us. Is life safety involved (is someone trapped inside)?

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Firehouse vs. Fire Station

Station Ladder 7

I’m safely home from Detroit and pulling my 2nd tour out of a 72 hrs straight. My regular shift has me working Friday, Sunday and Tuesday but I’m working today (Saturday) to pay a Brother back for some time we recently traded. Friday, Saturday, Sunday sucks but I owe him. I’m working out of Station #7 on B-shift. The House ...

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Exclusive Video! The Fire Critic’s son, Preston; catches RV fire in Roanoke Civic Center parking lot on camera!

RV Fire Roanoke Civic Center

EXCLUSIVE VIDEO!! RV catches fire amid multiple vehicles parked in the Roanoke Civic Center’s lot as the Circus comes to town. Roanoke Firefighters (B-Shift) quickly and efficiently extinguish the blaze. The Circus is in town and their caravan has filled the Roanoke Civic Center’s parking lot in Roanoke, Va. Earlier today, one of the RVs in the lot caught fire ...

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All Hands Working …. situation …" Doubtful "..errr … "Will Hold" … maybe??

Jackson-250x250

First off, I need to say THANK YOU for all the Christmas cards, and messages I received. I personally read each of them and can tell you that they helped lift my spirits (sorry I haven't replied to them all) . I cried every day after coming home to see the fresh stack awaiting me on the kitchen counter. It is very humbling to know that so many of you out there are thinking and care so much about me and my family.

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