Archive for October2004

No one listening to San Diego Fire Chief!

Chiefs voice concern over region’s firefighting readiness Tue Oct 5, 8:45 PM ET Local – San Diego Daily Transcript Nearly a year after the Cedar wildfires destroyed about 2,200 homes in San Diego County, the region remains susceptible to another massive conflagration, according to California fire chiefs who are both “confused” and “disappointed” by state […]

Alice Wilson; Firefighter

Bradenton Herald Posted on Tue, Oct. 05, 2004 Alice Joy Wilson has logged 22 years as a Parrish volunteer RICHARD DYMOND Herald Staff Writer PARRISH – Perhaps one of Parrish’s most cherished legacies is that of the town’s volunteer fire department, whose members banded together about 25 years ago. While there are still 22 volunteers […]

Ladder 49 review

John Travolta’s movie Ladder 49 was a clear hit according to my brother Frank who viewed the movie over the weekend. One of the main questions I had about the move was if the producers would sell out on realism as so many other firefighting flicks have. Frank tells me the movie portrays the profession […]

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Kelowna B.C 2003 

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Unknown fire possibly British Columbia 3003 

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Sept.11, 2001 Vote for President Bush, he’s our best chance against the Islamofascists. 

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Bitteroots, Montana 2001 A.P. photo 

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Hunter Fire 2003 Bear Valley Ca. 

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Kelowna B.C. 2003 

Careful with your candles

NFPA Study Shows A 15% Increase In Candle Fires From 2000 To 2001, Triple The Number In 1990— Quincy, MA – New data from the National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) show that candles are becoming an increasingly prevalent cause of home fires. Candles started fires in 18,000 homes in 2001, a 15 percent rise from […]

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