Archive for February2006

A Feel Good Firefighter Story

“…..Brooklyn firefighters are searching for a good home for Rockaway, a 7-year-old German shepherd/Lab mix they pulled from a fire this month. Firefighter Tom Sussman, 32, spotted the dog in a ground-floor kitchen during a fire at an East Flatbush home. “The dog was alive, but he wasn’t moving around or anything,” said Sussman, of […]

Iwo Jima D-Day Anniversary

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There is no day set aside for remembrance of this battle but everyone should be reminded of the actions of the Marines on Iwo. “D-Day February 19, 1945 Shortly before 2am on Feb. 19, 1945, the Navy’s big guns opened up on Iwo Jima again, signaling the beginning of D-Day. After an hour of punishment, […]

The Never Ending Texas Fire Season

I realize this link is a few days old but my point is there are still fires popping up all over North Texas and parts of Oklahoma. Hats off to the firefighters in that region, it’s not going to get any easier as we approach summer! KGBT 4 reports “Firefighters scrambled to control numerous wildfires […]

Find Them, Fire Them & Shame Them Publicly

Racism in the fire service cannot be tolerated under any circumstance. JACKSONVILLE — “Two black firefighters at a downtown Jacksonville fire station reported finding hangman’s nooses on their gear when they arrived at work Friday morning. The fire station has been shut down, and Jacksonville Mayor John Peyton has asked the city’s Human Rights Commission […]

Firefighter Stories Blog

Firefighter Wayne offers a very clean presentation of fire stories. Tag: firefighter stories

Woman Gives Birth Then Aces Fire Exam

This blog post tells the remarkable story.I’d hire her on principle! Tag: female firefighters

Systematic Killing Of The American Cowboy

I am tossing all my Willie Nelson albums and CDs.

No Postings Lately

Blogger writer’s cramp! Been busy trying to sell a house from 150 miles away among the other appointed duties. When I can check news and find something interesting to post on I will hit the keyboard. California wildfire season is right around the corner and I have some interesting ideas for the blog.

New York Fire Patrol Deep Sixed? Why?

Someone in the Mayor’s office should listen to this blogger.“…Many people do not know what the Fire Patrol is here in New York. They see fireman with red hats working at a fire and assume that they are part of the New York Fire Department. That is not the case. They do work hand in […]