It’s New Year’s Eve 2013 and I’ve never looked more forward to putting a year behind me than I am right now. Those of you who have followed this site know the struggles I’ve faced since December 30, 2012. It hasn’t been easy! Typically, for my “Year End” post, I recap my favorite or “most popular posts” from the previous ...Read More »
Tag Archives: Zach Green
FDNY, 9/11, and the 343. Some good news but more pain and disgust after all these years
I hope they are able to find peace through this. I say "peace" vs. "closure" because I don't think there's ever "closure" when you loose a loved one.Read More »
Why I travel ….
I always get asked why I travel so much. Why I enjoy going to these shows and exactly what is "it" that keeps me going back. The answer to that is simple .... it's THE PEOPLE!Read More »
New York, fatal crash / fire and Officer development
As far as I can tell, there were 2 fatalities, two transported and several others injured. The incident shut down both lanes (directions of travel) of a major highway through the city.Read More »
Brotherhood of the Harrisburg, Pa. Fire Expo
Then, her panic turned to anger .... "You're NOT going to stand here and drink a beer while this van burns up!"Read More »
FDIC 2013 Ironfiremen & Fire Critic Style!
What I mean by that is FDIC is so huge and all encompassing that there's no way you can attend and not come away with something. A full week of training and Brotherhood shared by the absolute BEST in our business!Read More »
Supporting West, Texas and gearing up for FDIC
Tim Smith from the hit Discovery Chanel show "Moonshiners" is hoping his "celebrity status" can help raise funds as well.Read More »
Captain Wines and The Fire Critic on Prime Time TV, fire video, FDIC and more!
He hadn't been here 10 minutes before we caught a working fire. Nothing says thanks for working on a beautiful Saturday morning like catching work at 07:30am.Read More »
I spent my younger years in the Department assigned to a Ladder ..... it was good, honest work. I've learned a lot since then. Truck work made me a good fireman. I'd like to think I'm older and wiser now but some will argue that.Read More »
A needed distraction …
It's gonna feel good to be back in New York, in my kilt and working. I'm excited! Hell, just being able to wear my kilt will make the trip worth while (of course I'll wear my kilt ANYWHERE).Read More »