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"Beyond Tuesday Morning"

More tributes for firefighters Link to NY Daily News ‘Beyond Tuesday Morning’ by Karen Kingsbury. Testimonials from New York firefighters touched by a novel about 9/11 will be cited in the promotion of a sequel due next month. Karen Kingsbury’s “Beyond Tuesday Morning,” whose cover shows a windswept view of lower Manhattan from the Staten […]

Tsunami — Satellite view of beach before and after

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A Sri Lanka beach before  Beach moments after 

MERRY CHRISTMAS!

To all the readers and surfers who pass through here Merry Christmas! Enough of this “happy holidays” bs. No political correct, athiest, secular, ACLU pleasing or wannabe culture changing anti-American bs tolerated here. God bless America and our brave troops in Iraq and Afghanistan.

Perfect Christmastime firefighter series

Firefighters are a band of brothers By Erin Smith/ Staff Writer, Townline.com Friday, December 17, 2004 (This is the first in a series of stories about the fire stations in Allston and Brighton.) Monstrous plumes of black smoke fill the air, and the enveloping darkness only seems to amplify the roar of the inferno gnawing […]

New York's Bravest pull man from burning apt.!

Bravest Pull Man From Bronx Blaze NY Post (December 17, 2004) Firefighters rushed into a burning Bronx building and rescued a man trapped on the second floor early yesterday. The fire started at 10 a.m. in a bedroom in Apartment 2C at 535 Havemeyer Ave. Noel Jones, 22, was hanging out the window gasping for […]

Firefighter oral exam question/answer

You respond to a house fire and during the initial entry and search you notice a twenty dollar bill on a dresser drawer in the master bedroom. Later you discover the money is gone and you know for a fact only you and your captain were the only two persons who entered that room. My […]

Firefighter exam sample questions

I recall one question in my captains test oral interview that I guess I answered correctly: Here goes. You respond to a house fire and during the initial entry and search you notice a twenty dollar bill on a dresser drawer in the master bedroom. Later you discover the money is gone and you know […]

New Yorks Bravest are the U.S. Bravest

News captures emotional hospital reunion of Iraq war hero and father By ALISON GENDAR DAILY NEWS STAFF WRITER Injured National Guardsman Daniel Swift reunites with his dad, retired NYPD Detective John Swift. LANDSTUHL, Germany – A wounded soldier, crutches under his arms, a Santa hat perched on his head, freezes in the hospital corridor at […]

Sniper fire kills FDNY Firefighter in Iraq

BY MAKI BECKER DAILY NEWS STAFF WRITER Brian Grant in January 2001 photo. Army private, 31, died last week in Iraq. “The war in Iraq claimed the life of another member of the FDNY family over the holiday weekend. U.S. Army Pvt. Brian Grant, the 31-year-old son of a retired Staten Island firefighter, was killed […]