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Nice List Of Fire Sites and Firefighter Blogs

FireCritic compiled a nice list of fire related sites including fire and EMS blogs. I am proud to say Firefighter Blog was included. Much appreciated Fire Critic!

The State Of Incident Blogging

The first fire I ever followed in blog form was the Rodeo-Chedeski Fire in 2002. A local woman, a Show Low Arizona web designer offered a running update of the fire based on information from a scanner and friends who phoned her with first hand updates. She may have been the first incident blogger. Her […]

Firefighter Blogs, Gadgets, Spring Forward

Firefighter Blog readers may have noticed the chat gizmo on the upper right of the sidebar. Google is forever coming up with innovations and this one has already proved useful.For instance, the other night I was notified via a polite beep that someone was shooting me a chat message from the blog. Turns out it […]

L.A. Times Is Fire Blogging

Editor & Publisher reports the Los Angeles Times is blogging the fires. Check out their fire blog here. Clean, great resources blog roll and the full weight of their reporting staff behind it. They are following a trend of established (print) media understanding audience hunger for incident news in blog form. I’ve blogged on the […]

"Fusee" Frank Wildland Firefighter Topics

Direct from firefighters who battled the current blazes in Idaho the guys at Fusee hold nothing back as they discuss the Cascade Complex Wildfire, the ICP burn-by (burn over) and the efforts to save the small community of Yellow Pine. The essential point made in the Idaho fires related series of blog posts is why […]

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Firefighter Blog made the front page of Blogger “Blogs of Note”! Thank you Google Blogger Team About Blogs of Note at Blogger Buzz

Two More Firefighter Blogs Added To The Roll

Deaf Firefighter Blog About the Author;“This is the diary of a deaf man is becoming a volunteer firefighter (aka. Jake). My name is Neil and I started at the Fire Department of Montgomery Township in August of 2003. I’ve started this blog to chronicle my experiences, my achievements and my mistakes (probably more of the […]

"Copter Chick" Desiree Horton

Helicopter pilot Desiree Horton added Firefighter Blog to her blogroll. I’ve been a fan of hers for years watching her traffic reports from KTLA and KABC in Los Angeles. Desiree fights fire by helicopter for the USFS and CDF in addition to other flying jobs that include news flying! Her Copter Chick blog is an […]

Prolific Blogger Firefighter Wayne Hangs It Up

Firefighter Wayne author of Firefighter has filed his last blog. Firefighter Wayne served on the Detroit Fire Department from 1962 to 1998, 36 years. The stated goal of his blog was to “Promote The History Of Firefighting” and he did by posting interesting stories of historic fires and fire service trivia. I aliked Wayne’s style, […]