It's been humbling for us to watch Randy grow not only into a good fireman but now a husband as well. Both are HUGE accomplishments and I'm confident that he will do well at both.Read More »
Tag Archives: George Perdue
Messing with the "Po Po", Company Pride and a fire kicking Ass!
Here in "The Noke", we have a GREAT working relationship with our Brothers in Blue (Police Department). You never read it in our paper or see it on the news but we see a lot of shootings, stabbings and just general assaults. Having a good and trusting relationship between Fire/EMS and Police is crucial on these types of incidents.Read More »
High Rise training, fighting, dancing and a rodeo!
I didn’t get a post up saturday night because I took half the day off. My beautiful bride and I attended her 25th high school reunion. We had a very nice dinner and dance at Mariner’s Landing on nearby Smith Mountain Lake. For those of you wondering …. YEA … I still “got it”. That 80’s music had me throwing ...Read More »
It's been exactly one month since Randy was assigned to "Lucky #13" and today, he caught his first fire.Read More »
Back to duty ….
Well, vacation is over and I’m back to duty. I was kinda hoping for a slow day but in the Fire Department, that’s always a gamble. Our Battalion Chief is off on vacation this cycle (Sat, Mon, Wed) so I’m bumped up and “riding the car” (our term from riding the Chief / Battalion vehicle). Riding the car has both ...Read More »
Graduation Day in Jersey
What a great couple of days in New Jersey! Rhett and I have been up here ( New Jersey ) presenting his class on Social Media. The Official title is.. Social Media The Fire Service’s Next Big Innovation. We were VERY well received and the students showed a great interest in the class content. There were 46 students total and ...Read More »
There are several blogs / sites that I read regularly. One of those is Hydrant Gal (She calls it Hydrantgirl … I say “Gal”). I enjoy following her exploits plus I’m a sucker for a gal in wranglers and a cowboy hat. Anyway, her last post was about weird calls. You know … those calls where you ask yourself ..”did ...Read More »
Lucky #13 makes a grab, Rampage Media day and remembering Chief Slayton
Ok, it was more like a "slide" rather than a grab ... plus we did require a little help from "The Deuce" .Read More »
Early photos … Roanoke's Bravest battle house fire and a lot of catching up..
Yea … I’m alive and I know that I have a lot of catching up to do. All the “expressions” fit …. Busy as “a one legged man in an ass kicking contest” .. as “a cat covering up sh**” …. a ” two ….ummm … errrr well anyway … I’ve been busy LMAO! Working multiple jobs, doctoring a sick ...Read More »
MERRY CHRISTMAS from IronFiremen.com
Ok, that’s enough silliness for the night. It’s Christmas Eve 2010 and I wanted to take a serious moment and wish you all a very Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year! Our Battalion Chief (Teddy Adkins) is off sick but still made arrangements to have steaks delivered to every station on the North Battalion. Well done Chief … they were ...Read More »