Archive for November2005

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A Week Away From Computers!

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I’m taking a week away with my wife and kids for a boat ride off the Mexico coast. My parents are coming along so this will be an extra special time away. Thanksgiving at sea should be interesting–no cooking–no dishes–no fuss! Have a happy Thanksgiving everyone! God Bless America and our brave troops fighting for […]

Fire Resources; Hong Kong

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Hong Kong fire services utilise an impressive array of emergency equipment. Hong Kong is home to 7 million people. Neighborhoods are densely populated and mostly vertical. Take a look at this link which provides a comprehensive photo display of the equipment they use.

Thank You Veterans

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Veteran’s Day and time to pause and reflect on the contributions made by members of my family that served including my father, 4 uncles, sister, and a brother, sister and father in-law. Photo’s from About.com

Firefighter Blog Looking For Guest Writers

Hello readers, I am inviting any firefighter, EMT, retired or active to send anything you think may be relevant for posting on this blog.You may submit just about anything fire or rescue related to Mikeswebmail@gmail.com. Want to profile your station, department or engine company? All submissions used will include a link to your site or […]

Off Topic: Cheerleader Story

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Fox Sports reports two Carolina Panther cheerleaders were arrested for fighting in a Tampa Florida bar after the team’s victory only hours before. I know this slightly off topic here but the subject fascinates me! Plus I get twice the hits when I post a picture of good looking women!!

A.P., Fire Season Over

BOISE, Idaho AP (Daily News link) –” More than 8.2 million acres of state and federal lands were scorched across the country during the 2005 wildfire season, the most since the record year of 2000 and nearly double an average fire year. “But it wasn’t really a bad fire season per se,” said Terry Marsha, […]