Of course, that topic in itself is a HUGE debate within the Fire Service.... leave companies together of bust em up on a regular basis. Stay and learn your territory or bounce around and always be on edge? Become comfortable with your crew or work to fit in, find each other's work habits and find neutral ground? There are advantages and disadvantages to both ....Read More »
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WTF !?! And I’m NOT talking about “Well Trained Firefighters”
When I watched the video, I could believe what I was watching. Well, I could believe it but maybe I didn’t understand it is a better way to put it. Now I don’t typically “Monday morning quarterback” or “keyboard command” fires but I want, and feel like I have to say something on this one.Read More »
Firefighter Wife, Flame fest and Mental Health… what I didn’t tell you
A couple of things I should mention here is that 1.) we followed the key note speaker ... Chief Bobby Halton. Yea... "THAT" Bobby Halton... OMG... talk about pressure.Read More »
Yea, Firefighter Lives Matter Too
As firefighters, we see and do things on a daily basis that most people never will (and shouldn't have to). We see and do these things without hesitation yet there was no way we could have known or been prepared for the life we were about to devote and expose ourselves to.Read More »
Remembering… Tradition, Pride, Honor and Respect. Memorial Day 2015
Unfortunately, I didn't make it to the Corp but many other members of my family would grow to serve. Several are still serving and I couldn't be more proud of our history.Read More »
The Demers Difference!
50 years of experience and customer feedback have led to continual improvements, driven by the philosophy that every single detail contributes to a superior vehicle. Demers ambulances deliver significant and tangible added value, low operating costs and excellent, 24/7 after-sale service.Read More »
Technical Rescue Teams raise more than concrete and steel
Teams face a wide range of scenarios including Rope / High Angle, Confined Space, Extrication, Swift Water, Trench, Cave, Heavy Equipment Rescue, derailments and more!Read More »
Funeral arrangements for Lt. Kevin McRae of DC Fire & EMS
DC Fire & EMS Lt. Kevin McRae collapsed after descending the stairs with his crew following a fire on the 9th floor of an apartment building located at 1330 7th Street NW.Read More »
Are you committed to the right things?
I've been saying it for years now.... if we can't take care of our own families, what would make us think we can take care of someone else's ... a complete strangers ... the same people we are sworn to protect and serve? Think about that for a minute.Read More »
The silent killer, carcinogens and our gear.
Maybe, without even knowing; we are dragging these cancer causing agents around with us... depositing them everywhere we go. In our rigs, back to the station, in the bunk room beside our bed at nights.Read More »