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.



FirefighterNation.com: FDNY Firefighters Remember Child Cancer Victim



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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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Ed Hartin
Wanted: Honest Discernment in Our Fire Service Discussions
Excellent article Bill!
2014-10-14 12:47:14
Ron Ayotte
Complacency and Awareness: History Lessons from the Mog and Rangers
Bill.. I agree with Tony C. The situations we respond to sometimes reuire that we tune and tweak SOPs and SOGs "on the fly" in order to complete the tasks given. Fire doesn't care what is stated in our SOPs/SOGs.
2014-10-11 22:14:29
Bill Carey
Complacency and Awareness: History Lessons from the Mog and Rangers
Thanks Tony.
2014-10-06 11:06:34
Tony C.
Complacency and Awareness: History Lessons from the Mog and Rangers
A great read, Bill. I see so much of this in the fire service. I forgot to pull up my hood on the last fire and I didn't get burned. I didn't buckle my waist strap on the last fire and I didn't get tangled up. I didn't check my bottle before my last fire…
2014-10-05 15:37:05
Kelly Jernigan
A Bit of Compassion
Thank you for taking the time to write this article. It's wonderful to know others share the same compassion for animals.
2014-09-27 13:53:01
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