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“Pride and Ownership” Discussions (18)

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Disapointed in us

I spent some time earlier tonight surfing youtube for firefighter close calls. I was amazed by dumb things we still do. I will give every o…

Started by Shawn Tibbitts

2 Apr 1, 2009
Reply by Brad Hoff

History of Fire Service Traditions

I have started to incorporate little bits and pieces of fire service history and traditions in my various training classes. In order to mak…

Started by Jack Sullivan

4 Mar 8, 2009
Reply by William King

take away technology with fantastic results at least in this case

At my fire house we recently lost our computers and internet access, but thats a drawn out legal battle we wont get into. This actually had…

Started by Shawn Tibbitts

1 Jan 21, 2009
Reply by Rick Lasky

i have a probie that wont stop asking why! and he is a wreck on scenes

ok heres the deal i am the company officer of a four man pumper company. we are made up of 4 resident volies. we are room mates at fire sta…

Started by bob hille

10 Dec 24, 2008
Reply by bob hille

The Ecomony

As we all know our ecomony is is in real bad shape right now. I am sure like my department we are all seeing cutbacks and reduced staffing.…

Started by Billy lewis

0 Oct 23, 2008

Retiring members...

What are you doing for a member that is getting ready to retire?

Started by Rick Lasky

40 Sep 18, 2008
Reply by Rick Lasky

What do you do to prepare your new firefighters??

It seems like we've gotten into a really bad habit of telling our new firefighters when they walk in the door, to "Shut up and speak only i…

Started by Rick Lasky

27 Aug 22, 2008
Reply by Dennis E Sampson


Hey Chief, talk about pride!! I hope the folks reading this realize how much your pride can be energized by these kinds of programs and cer…

Started by Jerry Wells

7 Mar 23, 2008
Reply by Rick Lasky


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