Public Relations That Will Break Your Heart

Think firefighters only care about themselves, their pensions and salary? Think again.


Funeral service attended by the members of Engine Company 1 and Ladder Company 24, of a six-year old boy who died from cancer.

They didn’t have to show up.



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  • Strong work from some true brothers. There was a picture in the Times-Union that says it all…the FFs saluting as the boys family is escorted out from the service…not a dry eye in the station.

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Jeff chandler
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Very good explanation! I have been known to have the same rant.
2015-01-17 03:58:59
Anthony Correia
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Dave i agree with your whole post. However the one thing I'm not experiencing or seeing is the over safetyifcation. While i hear words spoke about being safe when possible, but not sacrificing service for safety. If anything, i see firefighters more aggressive than when i started many years back due to the increased protection…
2015-01-14 14:37:28
Jon Newton
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Well done. You make some awesome points. In regards to the "numbers".....(and kind of backing up your thought of changing tactics), we have often wondered why there is so much emphasis on RIT and the RIT/Industrial complex. I'm on Chicago and have worked in the Chicago Suburbs for almost 20 years. We've seen the advent…
2015-01-14 04:15:23
Marshall Sampietro
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spot on....
2015-01-02 14:43:50
Ron Ayotte
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‚ÄúOver safetyification‚ÄĚ... Dave, that is the best description of what those who want to prevent us from doing the job want to do to the job.
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