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Participation Trophies

June 16, 2018 // 0 Comments

I’m sure this will be a polarizing topic, but if nothing else I’m honest, so here it goes….time in the fire service does not entitle you to anything but benefits. [...]

LIVE! From Ohio

June 5, 2018 // 0 Comments

  “Medic-XX, Engine-XX, this is your call. 123 Main Street, possible overdose. Pt is located on the front porch of residence, not breathing. PD is on scene, CPR in [...]

Competition

June 1, 2018 // 0 Comments

My entire career has revolved, in my head, around the idea that everything is a competition. From training to on-scene performance. From cooking to washing trucks. From [...]

Do Your Part

May 27, 2018 // 0 Comments

A simple concept, yet the vast majority of the service fails to recognize its simplicity. We are a whole. The Firefighters, Company Officers, Chief Officers, Government [...]

Socially Unacceptable

May 27, 2018 // 1 Comment

Social Media in the Fire Service Twitter. Facebook (Live!). Snapchat. Instagram. Probably others that I’m too far out of the technology loop to even grasp, being of the [...]

Our Lady of Angels Fire

April 20, 2018 // 1 Comment

Chicago was once considered the transportation hub of the United States.  Many rail lines intersected in Chicago and ironically it is also where the Pullman labor dispute [...]

Clutter

April 16, 2018 // 0 Comments

We all have them, and we all have the same reaction to them. In the fire service, they go by different terms but we all groan when we get on scene and see it. Collyers [...]