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Firefighting

Aggression

October 30, 2017 // 1 Comment

You know, I don’t think of myself as a aggressive or abrasive person. I’m not overly assertive and don’t generally let my blood pressure sky-rocket. But [...]

The Floor Above

October 13, 2017 // 0 Comments

One of my favorite things to do at a fire is when we are second due to a really good job, and we have to go to the floor above. The floor above is one of the most dangerous [...]

Service

July 28, 2017 // 1 Comment

As firefighters, we are asked to provide many types of services. Firefighting, EMS, hazardous materials, rescue, and other tasks that are usually menial. We respond when [...]

What Do You Think?

May 31, 2017 // 1 Comment

When I was first promoted to the officer ranks, I inherited a much older crew (in both age and tenure). The jubilation of the promotion coupled with the sobering reality that [...]