The word "aggressive" is getting the wrong connotation…
I don’t know about the rest of you, but I have had it with all of the political gamesmanship being played with our hard earned money.
While our “elected” officials enjoy CEO-style perks, the rest of us have to live within our budgets and all the while watch as our tax dollars are squandered by those elected to spend it wisely.
My income is taxed; my house that is paid for is taxed and everything that I purchased is taxed…Continue
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What do they have? A Vacant Storefront, 90+ degree temps outside and no exposure problems.
Not because this is my old department but examples of this reinforce the concept that some departments just "get it"!
This is an old storefront on the East Side of town. Probably built around…Continue
When I was a kid, I would see a fireman and instantly see a person of authority and respect. Not being raised in a fire service family, that respect came from their uniform and job - not to mention that BIG red truck! As a matter of fact, when I was four, our home burned one winter evening and I remember a fireman coming over to console my parents and even…Continue
Perhaps many of you may have noticed that it has been a month since my last blog or maybe you haven’t.
I also missed my first Fire Engineering Talk Radio show in July. I hope to do the August show, but for right now, it is beyond my control.
You see; my life has seen some changes.
Changing jobs is never easy.
Those comforts that we surround ourselves with over the course of many years with…Continue
I remeber to had read an article in this magazine about fiber glass curtains for forest fires trucks, but I can't find the info.
Those are intented for protecting the truck and occupants in fire entrampments, remaining protected in the truck's cabin.
Someone recalls that article or simmilar info??
Added by Jaime Núñez Sotomayor on July 22, 2011 at 12:47pm — No Comments
Look-out folks, the 9/11 predators are out in force!!! They are selling everything from "commemorative" ball caps to stickers, patches, posters, helmets, t-shirts, t-shirts, t-shirts, and t-shirts! Some say they're selling these items for a charitable donation (and that's fine) - but please check their true intentions before buying. Verify the charity, if you can. I…Continue
...and sometimes I just feel the need to be silly!! I do find it humorous to walk the streets of Indianapolis during FDIC and see the sea of hulking SUV's lining the parking lanes and garages. I'm just glad the Hummer craze didn't catch on in the fire service - oy!