Archive for January2006

Bravest Remembered (from Daily News)

N.Y Daily News covers anniversary ceremony of Bravest’s Firefighter John Bellew and Lt. Curtis Meyran. “The Last Alarm,” a poem written and read by Angela Meyran, 11, daughter of FDNY Lt. Curtis Meyran (right), who was killed in a Bronx fire a year ago yesterday:“My father was a firefighterHe rode in a big red truckAnd […]

Australia Wildfire Claims Firefighter

“….Ongoing fires in Victoria have killed three people, destroyed nine houses, burnt more than 113,000 hectares and destroyed up to 52,000 head of stock.Captain Trevor Day, 42, of the Campbell’s Creek Brigade, near Castlemaine, died on Monday when he was thrown from a fire tanker that rolled at Highlands, north of Yea. A father and […]

Oklahoma Fires Rage (links)

“Fires rage across northern Oklahoma scorching more than 1,000 acres and destroyed at least one home on Sunday, fire officials said… Eighteen fires were reported Sunday to the Oklahoma Fire Response command center in Shawnee, the largest a blaze north of Stillwater that had consumed 580 acres, said Tracy Farley, an information officer at the […]

Check Out This Little Fire Tool

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The Firefighter Trolley looks like a useful tool. Produced in Australia and shipped anywhere this could be a very helpful piece of equipment on rural rigs or for personal use by homeowners. Selling on Ebay.au for a little over $1,000 Australian dollar . (1,000. AUD = 749. USD)

The Firefighter's Camera Blog (revisited)

I know I have commented on this blog before but I can’t find the post. Anyway this firefighter has a great idea. His very small but (slowly) growing portfolio needs feeding but there is not much to document in a small town in Vermont. Think how this would work in a city like Chicago, New […]