These guys have what I call “the drive”… they want the job so bad they can almost taste it and have kept themselves in good shape and a positive mental attitude.
Are you this kind of firefighter? We hope not.
We have to get our act together to break this vicious cycle, or there will not be an American Fire Service to pass on to the next generation of firefighters.
How many times do we have to shoot ourselves in the foot with “bullets of negativity” until we realize that it hurts?
These basics are so simple, even a caveman could follow them.
An enlightening look at the makeup of our fire service.
For some of us, the routine is one that we do to make sure that our PPE, SCBA, meters and thermal imagers are ready for use. Sometimes the routine turns into a rut…
It was what we call a “nickel and dime fire, room and contents” fire.
For the second time in two weeks, firefighters from all over the country came to Massachusetts to honor a Brother who died in the line of duty…
“Why did you go?” a reporter asked. – Duty. Honor. Brotherhood. Need I say more?