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Oklahoma Wildfires, It's Starting Early

They may be small but just the fact vegetation is burning at all in Southwest Oklahoma in mid February is newsworthy. Not a whole lot of mainstream press on it yet but here is some local coverage. Starting early this year!

Hobbyist Builds Lego Firefighter

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Dave from Brickplayer Lego put together this Lego firefighter.

Merry Christmas

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From Firefighter Blog a very Merry Christmas and safe and Happy New Year! Thank you to all my readers. 2008 will bring some changes to the blog so please stay tuned.

Angora Fire Photo and WebCam Link

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Webcam view of the Angora Fire from VirtualTahoe.com. The Tahoe Sky Cam is LIVE and is located at the top of Harveys Resort & Casino on the Nevada side of Lake Tahoe, South Shore.

Nine Firefighters Die In Charleston Warehouse Fire

This is sad beyond belief. Before they died they rescued 4 civilians from the blaze. “Nine brave, heroic, courageous firefighters of the city of Charleston have perished fighting fire in a most courageous and fearless manner, carrying out their duties,” Charleston Mayor Joseph P. Riley said at a morning news conference. “To all of their […]

Oops!

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An F-16 training over the Warren Grove Gunnery Range near Atlantic City inadvertently ignited what is know now as the Pinelands Fire. No one feels worse than the pilot. Let’s hope nobody gets hurt before the flames are doused.I have to say watching the TV coverage I’m taken back by the ferocity of this blaze. […]

Warning: Latest High For Kids…"Dusting"

The story below came to me in a chain email and I decided to post it verbatim. Latest Drug in Middle School – Dusting ‘Dusting’ “First, I’m going to tell you a little about me and my family. My nameis Jeff. I am a Police Officer for a city which is known nationwide forit’s crime […]

Mark Cuban To Me, "Are You A Communist?"

Is Mark Cuban coming unglued? Is the stress from reactions to his financial backing of the 9/11 conspiracy theory movie “Loose Change” getting to him? In response to a comment I posted on his blog I received an email from Mark;“In this country we let people make up their own minds. In china andrussia they […]

Who Knew?

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An interesting tool that suggests the value of individual blogs. Since a good deal of my visitors are other bloggers I thought I would post the tool. My blog is worth $6,209.94.How much is your blog worth?

Sleek Fire Site; Grampian Fire And Rescue Service

In yesterday’s post on Shanghai Fire Service I pointed out how difficult it was to get information on the department, personnel, equipment or individual stations. Today I found a model fire service website from the Aberdeen City, Scotland area. Grampian Fire website is clean, well organized and built for easy navigation. The page I like […]

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