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Posted on May 21, 2019 at 9:09am
Working in the fire service gives a sense of nobility; a purpose that goes beyond just “clocking in.” It is an established honorable profession. Its members are a tight family, a brotherhood that unites when called upon. However, being a member of this family comes at a price. It is not an easy road, nor is it always appealing. Images of the shining fire apparatus and polished uniforms are replaced with images of destroyed homes, patients with horrific burns,…Continue
Posted on March 20, 2019 at 10:00am
Thomas Jefferson once said, “With great risk comes great reward.” There are numerous rewards and incentives of being a firefighter. We are revered and respected members of our communities, the emotional rewards are boundless, and we are granted a lifetime membership into a brotherhood that is linked to firehouses all around the world. But, as with most things in life, great rewards are often generated from great risk. In order for something to be classified…Continue
Posted on October 21, 2018 at 6:00pm
The brotherhood of the fire service is unparalleled, understood only by members of this exclusive club. Firefighters train alongside each other, rise through the ranks, and entrust our lives to each other’s hands. We understand without explanation what other firefighters are experiencing, even when located halfway around the world. We know the rush of adrenaline when the pager goes off, comprehend feelings of pride and accomplishment, and understand…Continue
Posted on October 8, 2018 at 11:30am