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 »
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Catching up …..
Rhett and I will be speaking Friday morning but the bigger news there is that we will be following the keynote .... BOBBY HALTON! (yea FDIC attendees... THAT "Bobby Halton").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 »
Proud to be an American ….
For those of you deployed, serving our Country, pulling a tour or on duty (military or public safety) somewhere, here or abroad .... THANK YOU. For the families of those who have lost a loved one in Service, THANK YOU as well! We are thinking of you and remembering your loved one this weekend!Read More »
Firefighting … a “One Way Street”?
How about leaving as "better" firefighters? As "better" EMT's or Paramedics? As "better" public servants, leaders, co-workers, mentors? How about leaving as "better" human beings ... as better people?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 “Take” from #FDIC 2015
When I talk about "Take", Im talking about knowledge, experience, networking, friendships, ideas etc. What was your "take" from FDIC? I hope everyone who attends comes away with SOMETHING... if you didn't / don't, it's your own fault. I'm curious as to what it was for you (the "take").Read More »