The brothers of B-shift here at “Lucky #13” must have had one heck of a shift. I got to work at 06:20 am and found one of the brothers passed out on the couch …. note the drool stain on his shirt..LOL I figured finding the crew worn out and in this shape was a good sign … Maybe they ...Read More »
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More on Chief Slayton, visitors, the Buckaroo and more…
First, I’d like to say thanks to everyone for the thoughts and prayers following the loss of Chief Slayton. The outreach from across the Country and throughout our profession has been comforting to many. I was looking through some of my pictures last night and came across a few I’d like to share. I mentioned that Bobbie and I were ...Read More »
Why modern Building construction (design) SUCKS!
I’m SICK. I’m not sure I can say it enough to make ya fully understand. I think one of “Santa’s Sexy Helpers” must have “slipped me a mickey”.. LOL. I’ve always said that if you ever hear that I’m in the hospital and really want to see (or cuss ) me, you had better come quick because it’s BAD. Well, ...Read More »
Mustache envy runs wild, a busy day, visitors and day 10 of Santa's Sexy Helper
OMG … the “mustache envy” around this place. My site gains a little popularity and now everyone wants to look like me? I’m serious .. mustaches are showing up everywhere … look .. That’s big ol lovable Captain Mac Craft from #3-A Even our messenger truck driver Donnie Foutz has been caught up in the obsession Yea.. that’s Rhett (Fire ...Read More »
More working fires… Another "Mutual-aid" and Santa's Sexy Helper Day 18
Ok, we've got a ton of news to catch up on. Roanoke's Bravest had a busy night last night. I'm not sure what the actual temperature was (with or without the wind chill) but I can assure you, IT WAS COLD! The night ..or morning started with an apartment fire on the South-side.Read More »
More photos and the full story: Roanoke house fire
As usual, some of the posted stories on the house fire in Roanoke on Monday morning are not entirely acurate. I’ll try to set the story straight and throw in a few more pics. Rhett posted a nice piece over on the Fire Critic , unfortunately; some of his facts were off (imagine that Statter). Here’s the video again… We (Engine ...Read More »
Raw video and pics of Roanoke house fire
I’ve been calling my new house “lucky 13” and her name held true again yesterday. We should have been the “working fire” engine but instead was the 1st to roll in. An 81 year old man, who usually needs a wheel chair or walker to get around; was alerted by smoke detectors and escaped without injury. I posted the local ...Read More »
Working Fire.."Lucky 13" goes to work…
We were 1st in to work on a fire earlier today and our local news station had some good video obtained from a neighbor. I'll have more in the morning ... until then, check out the local news coverage here...Read More »
Animations (monkey see, monkey do), finger pointing and firemen doing real work!
ALL ABOARD! Seems as though everybody is jumping on the Xtranormal“band wagon”. Those little animated videos are poping up everywhere on the Fire/EMS Blog Network. Who knew that after only a month or so, the top bloggers on the network would be mimicking me? Oh yea.. it’s true and like they say…. imitation is flattering… but STATTER? I always held ...Read More »
Nothing says 4 day break is over like a working fire!
Seven homeless after early morning Roanoke FireRead More »