I'm not sure what I've done to deserve the life I've been given this past year but I am truly THANKFUL. Together, Rhett and I have made the journey of a lifetime in just a few short years. I can only imagine what 2012 will bring us.Read More »
Tag Archives: EMS Today
Arson fires on the rise, more of EMS Today and the fire truck bar.
We had a Captain’s meeting today and our Chief updated us on a briefing that he had recently given our City Council. Kind of a “State of the Department” if you will. Our “numbers aren’t that bad. In my mind, there were 2 “stand out” categories… “Dollar Loss” … in 2010, we had around 3.6 Million Dollars in fire damages. ...Read More »
Back to the grind stone and another "Trick of the Trade"
Well, 4 day is over and it’s back to the ol grind stone at Lucky #13. This last break BLEW by and I mean that literally. The winds have been between 40-50 mph this week! I’ve already lost one barn to the winds this winter and I’m shocked I didn’t loose another. The Buckaroo and I have managed to keep ...Read More »
The end of the dreaded Mon, Wed, Fri cycle…
I received several questions as to the smoke condition from the attic / roof. Apparently, the picture wasn't large enough for some to see so I'll put it up again in a larger size ... I'll also highlight some smoke for ya ...Read More »
Important information from Ironfiremen.com
I have a few ‘clean up” items I need to hit this morning ….. First off, I need to follow up and link to a very important post from Bill Carey over on Backstep Firefighter. Bill posted about NIOSH. They ( NIOSH… National Iinstitute for Occupational Safety and Health) wants to hear from us!! THEY WANT OUR IMPUT!! NIOSH conducts ...Read More »
That Damn "Picture Book" …LOL
Ok, Ok ..yea.. it’s my birthday. I was hoping to keep it quiet and then I logged in to check e-mails etc. WOW! I didn’t realize that “Picture Book” (Face Book) sent my birthday out to everyone in the country… so much for keeping it quiet huh? Anyway THANKS to everyone for the e-mails and comments wishing me a happy ...Read More »
A Sunday tour ..and BONUS video from Hershey Vol. Fire Dept.
Well, the Holidays are over and it’s back to the grind stone. Today’s our first day back and it hasn’t been too bad. A few runs scattered here and there but nothing post worthy. I hope and trust that everyone had a very happy new year. No New Years Eve party for me … no dancing girls … nothing… just ...Read More »