Archive for October2004

A day in the life of a firefighter

By RYAN HIRAKI Published by on October 24, 2004 7 p.m. The food is cold by the time they get back, a minor inconvenience when they have calls to respond to. They use the microwave a lot here. After dinner, they swap stories about some of the calls, how hard they can be […]

Ann Coulter takes aim!

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Don’t throw pies at this fine lady. She fires back. Also unlike J. Kerry she looks natural with a hunting weapon in her hands. Ann’s pic pages Ann Coulter 

Firefighter Job……in Iraq

I wish I was 25 again. Support the U.S. Military in Iraq Firefighters Annual salaries starting at $90,000 Wackenhut Services, LLC. is currently accepting applications for professional fire fighters (ranks of Fire Fighter, Lieutenant, Captain, and Training Officer) for immediate employment in Iraq. Primary duty will be on secure military bases. Minimum one year contract. […]

California Fire Season OVER!!

INCIDENT MANAGEMENT SITUATION REPORT TUESDAY OCTOBER 19 2004 – 0530 MDT NATIONAL PREPAREDNESS LEVEL 1 SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA AREA Geographic Area Weather Cloudy with rain, heavy at times, turning to snow over the mountains overnight over Central California. Cloudy with showers turning to rain overnight, heavy at times, over Southern California. High Temperatures 40 to 55 […]

Changed sponsor

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Fire burning in Yosemite in mid October?

–Say a prayer for the firefighters working and watching this one. It is below freezing in that country overnight.– INCIDENT MANAGEMENT SITUATION REPORT SATURDAY OCTOBER 16, 2004 – 0800 MDT NATIONAL PREPAREDNESS LEVEL 1 SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA AREA LARGE FIRES: HETCHY, Yosemite National Park. This fire is 16 miles northwest of Yosemite Village, CA in brush […]

Fire season still on in California

INCIDENT MANAGEMENT SITUATION REPORT WEDNESDAY OCTOBER 13, 2004 – 0530 MDT NATIONAL PREPAREDNESS LEVEL 1 CURRENT SITUATION: Initial attack activity was light nationally with 128 new fires reported. NORTHERN CALIFORNIA AREA LARGE FIRES: RUMSEY, California Department of Forestry & Fire Protection (CDF), Sonoma-Lake Napa Unit. A CDF Type 1 Incident Management Team (Streblow) is assigned. […]

Firefighters accounts of Fl. hurricane devastation

Local firemen: Florida hurricane destruction ‘beyond description’ By Esther Avila, The Porterville Recorder Two local firemen recently returned from Florida with a first-hand account of the aftermath of the four hurricanes that left Florida with billions of dollars in damage. “The destruction was beyond description. Houses were totally destroyed and debris was everywhere,” said Clyde […]

Kids killed by fire, no working smoke detector

Mass. Fire Kills Five, Three Are Children Associated Press (October 5, 2004) DENNIS, Mass. (AP) – A couple and their three children died in a house fire that could have been burning for an hour before a neighbor called authorities. A neighbor called authorities after noticing “a huge glow” from the fire in a two-story, […]

Fallen Firefighter Daniel Holmes

Firefighter Holmes died from injuries received after the top of a 100-foot white fir tree unexpectedly fell and struck him in an area where his firefighting crew, the Arrowhead Hotshots, had intentionally set a fire in Kings Canyon National Park. Find the tribute here. National Fallen Firefighters’ Memorial

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