Maybe some of us can’t handle the truth, that this is what is expected. Maybe some of us have lost focus and forgotten about “getting the baby!” Maybe it’s the kinder, softer-side of firefighting, that makes reality more harsh.
100 years ago? Seriously? They must have had some damn fast horses and buggies back then.
If your baseline defense is “how may fires do you run?” then your argument is weak.
Detroit’s new broom (Fire Commissioner) attempts to sweep clean (on vacant building fires) with the wrong word usage and flimsy policy.
Everyone went home, later on, so I guess we have nothing to learn, right?
“Every situation is a situation” and the fire you are responding to is one that you are seeing for the first time.
I have photos of my father’s generation fighting fires in a similar manner. But that was 50 years ago.
Charles Bailey. ‘Nuff said.
This is my safety. There are many like it, but this one is mine.
I bet you’ll be curled up in your 9/11 memorial t-shirt with the tissues as the credits of the final episode of “Rescue Me” scroll upwards too.