Tag Archives: volunteer fire department

“Dear Me” … A letter to myself as a 21 year old Firefighter

You've always given 100% to everything you do but I want to ask you to hold back on this one. Save a little for your family, the ones who love you and for yourself. You are still naive, yet full of life, humility and compassion. The job will demand these qualities from you but it will also strip you of them over time.... be careful of that.

Read More »

Crossing the line!

I crossed the State line and took a short trip into North Carolina this weekend. I had been invited to attend the County Line Fire Department’s Annual Awards Dinner. Actually, I was also their guest speaker. I had been fighting a stomach virus all week and wasn’t 100% sure I’d be able to make it. Rhett (FireCritic.com) ¬†was unavailable for ...

Read More »