Archive for July2005

Project Responder is a Fun Idea

I saw these guys while surfing today. I have always thought it would be fun to stop at firehouses while on the road but somehow I get tunnel vision when at the wheel and end up trying to beat an imaginary clock. The guys at Project Responder have a dedicated reason for actually doing it.Good […]

Off Topic For A Moment

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She’s the “O” Girl Slate.com interviews her; “It’s all about the mesmerizing babe. The moment you’ve been waiting for—the lowdown on the Overstock hottie…. The lovely Sabine Ehrenfeld (pronounced “Sa-BEAN-uh”) was driving back from a snowboarding trip with her children, on her way to casting calls the following day. Still, she found time to chat […]

Arizona Fires, Edge Complex, Pumpkin Center

Interagency Incident Support site, Southwest Support Center. This site takes you closer to official news than any other. Tag: Wildfire news

Turnout Art?

Google News pointed me to this odd but interesting story. I prefer fire tee shirts as wearable art (some would say my current uniform) but I do find collections of any sort interesting. Firecoats as Japanese Art By Sara Pearce; Cincinnati.com “Just like today’s firefighters, Japanese firefighters of the 17th and 18th centuries wore a […]

Neighbors Helping Neighbors

From Bangor Daily News “FORT KENT – Twenty Maine firefighters left Thursday morning to assist Canadian firefighters with forest fires burning near the James Bay area of northern Quebec. The men are the second crew of Maine firefighters sent to Quebec in the past month. The crew of eight Maine Forest Service rangers and 12 […]

Interesting Firefighting Headlines

Headlines from Science DailyPlastics factory burns for second day (July 8, 2005) — Acrid smoke poured from a 2-day-old fire Friday at an Indiana plastics recycling company 10 miles from the Cincinnati/Northern Kentucky Airport. The … > full storySuspicious fire hits Fla. abortion clinic (July 5, 2005) — Investigators say that a fire at a […]

Firefighter's Film Response to Sept.11

I want to view this one!Answering The Call 911 ground zero

Cheerleading or Firefighting, She Chose Fire!

“On the fire line, women find tough, rewarding career” By JENNIFER DOBNERASSOCIATED PRESS WRITER “ST. GEORGE, Utah — Jodi Fowler had a choice to make in 1998. Move to Arizona to try to land a spot on the Phoenix Suns cheerleading squad, or take a job fighting wildland fires for the Bureau of Land Management. […]

Find Firefighter Articles

I use a service on the net that is a great tool for research and general interest. Ten million magazine, journal and newspaper articles listed and indexed for easy searching. The company is owned by LookSmart.FindArticles.com Tag: firefighting

One Days News, Firefighter Injuries

From June 6, 2005 Firefighter hurt in attic collapse Dayton Daily News “HUBER HEIGHTS – A Huber Heights firefighter was injured Wednesday while battling a fire at a home on Neptune Lane in the southern part of the city.Toolsfirefighter was taken to a hospital after a 10- by 10-foot section of attic collapsed on him […]

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