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Beard Bros

March 17, 2019 // 0 Comments

Beard Bros The Holidays are upon us. As I worked on this piece, I was frequently surrounded by Christmas cards. The cards arrived from all parts of the area; from hospitals, [...]

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 [...]

FireFit!

May 22, 2017 // 3 Comments

What makes us fit for duty? Training. What training are we referring to? Tasks used to perform our job. Whether it be a technical rescue, hazmat knowledge, ARFF, district [...]

OWN THAT SH!T

May 12, 2017 // 1 Comment

You know, the small boy in my heart has always wanted to be a fireman, and I’ve always been a little envious of the guys that get to wear the big names on their coats [...]

On Scene Arms Race

May 2, 2017 // 0 Comments

I sit here at my desk, facing the street, typing furiously on my wife’s laptop because mine doesn’t have Microsoft Word. It is 2017. We have Drones. We have Cell phones [...]

Firefighter Therapy 101

March 5, 2017 // 0 Comments

Here is some valuable information providing a differentiation of services available to Firefighters. Is there a difference between counseling and therapy? Is a Psychologist [...]

Firefighter Depression

March 5, 2017 // 1 Comment

Secret Signs of Hidden Depression People who suffer from secret or concealed depression usually do not want to acknowledge how serious their feelings are. They often put on a [...]