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Hump Day SOS How Many Have Sacrificed?

How Many Sacrificed Lives for Freedom?David Rhodes As we celebrated Memorial Day this past Monday I started wondering how many Americans have sacrificed their lives for the cause of freedom in wars and conflicts over the years. It is difficult to find two sources with the exact same numbers but they are all relatively…See More
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Mike DeVirgilio posted a blog post

"I'd bet my life I did much better on this Captian's exam!"

I heard this recently after the results of our captain's promotional process was completed.  I actually heard variations of it more than once, and sometimes with a tremendous amount of conviction and passion.  Maybe even more conviction and passion that was used to prepare for the test.  That is my explanation for the poorer scores.As head of the training division, I was tasked with preparing and executing a promotional exam.  Preparing for and taking an exam for promotion is pretty involved. …See More
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Wm. Lance Smith posted a blog post

Night Club Fires: A Dance With Tragedy

Night Club Fires: A Dance with TragedyWm. Lance Smith, FF/EMT             The events that often lead to tragedy could have been prevented through education and more comprehensive prevention. Preparation for such events can also reduce the negative outcomes of these events. Preparation and planning of a disaster should not be limited to plane crashes or hazmat spills, but should include structures with a large assemblage of patrons or occupants. Pre incident planning could have made a difference…See More
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