“Ah, but they selflessly sacrifice themselves for the “public good.” Ditch the martyr complex. Growing broccoli or roofing a house is just as socially beneficial as apprehending a shoplifter.”
“At the funeral six months ago, there were more firefighters from FDNY there than there were from my department. And we are not within 2,000 miles of New York City.”
One was 82, another 18. POV response claims two. Two captains die and the fourth chief officer to die in 2011 is in this group of 10.
Mindset, complacency and apathy. A review of Dave’s program with the discussed firefighter fatality reports.
Three years ago Colerain Township lost two firefighters in an early morning residential structure fire.
An 80-year old; a 26-year old; death during paperwork; and one backed over by apparatus. A look at the second 10 LODDs.
This year everyone should begin pulling out the videos, photos and news clippings from 10 years ago.
A look at the first 10 LODDs shows two related to 9/11 and one during a search for victims.
60% of last year’s LODDs were due to heart attack and stroke. Here is what the big shows offered you to prevent this in 2010.
The spirit of the message makes sense, but it a message we cannot follow to the letter, unless we leave the trucks in the building and don’t respond.