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I will be attending the funeral and have plenty of room if you'd like to ride ( Rhett will be out of town and unable to attend but we are taking the "Blog Mobile" ). I will be leaving Station #13 in Roanoke at 7am Thursday morning. We will return late Thursday night (We will be attending the 6pm wake as well).

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Busy last day before vacation


Well, I’m not actually going on “vacation” but I will be off for 13 days if I can only make it to 07:00am tomorrow morning! On Tuesday, Rhett Fleitz ( Fire Critic) and I will head out for Atlanta, Ga. and Fire Rescue International ( FRI ) 2011 !  We have a GREAT week planned and hope to see you there. ...

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Busy 4 day!


We usually call it our 4 day “break” but I didn’t get much of a break on this one. Thursday and Friday was spent getting up hay and preparing the Farm for visitors and tours due to a community celebration. Everything worked out well and the Buckaroo even got in a little “creek time”. Saturday morning, I met my Lieutenant George, ...

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Honored and humbled!


Once again, connections made through this site have left me honored and humbled. I received a message on Face Book last week. Casey Potter wrote me an AWESOME note. She told of how her husband Chris Potter is a HUGE fan of Ironfiremen.com  He follows daily, tells all his friends, family and fellow firefighters. She said it was his birthday ...

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Ironfiremen.com says goodbye to Washington DC


WOW …  What a trip ! They say “all good things must come to an end” so I left DC this morning at 6am and headed back to the farm. I hated to leave. The 2011 Congressional Fire Service Institute Dinner  was AWESOME. I knew that this was going to be rushed trip but also one that I wouldn’t want to ...

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Charity Football


ARE YOU READY FOR SOME FOOTBALL!! You had better be …. The Roanoke Rampage  will take the field for our 2nd home game of the 2011 season Tomorrow April 2, 2011 @ 3pm. The Rampage will face  The South Carolina Commanders  at Salem Memorial Stadium in Salem, Va. Most of you know by know that we play in The National Public ...

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