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Paul Combs's Blog – March 2010 Archive (4)

Why?



It's a simple question, really - what would you miss out on if you unexpectedly died? There's no doubt, whether you're career or volunteer, that this is a dangerous profession - and the importance of seatbelts is not a new philosophy. But year after year we read the latest LODD report about yet another Brother or Sister being lost to this asinine complacency! I don't get it! We train on flashover, we train on orientation, we train on tactics,… Continue

Added by Paul Combs on March 22, 2010 at 1:30pm — 1 Comment

Valuable Asset



I am a sucker for old war stories. Just begin any sentence with “well in my day...”, and I’m hooked like a kid in a toy store. These stories do more than just relive a nostalgic time and event, they educate and provide valuable information about structures, fire, tactics, and of course the character of the men that came before us. Our retirees have much more to offer than the occasional parade march or annual fireman’s ball fodder. Let them know… Continue

Added by Paul Combs on March 20, 2010 at 6:30pm — 9 Comments

Spot The Future Politician Game


Sometimes I'm just overcome by fits of silliness, and of course, it's always fun to prod the politicians.

Added by Paul Combs on March 15, 2010 at 6:00pm — 2 Comments

Empty Well

Added by Paul Combs on March 1, 2010 at 6:00pm — 9 Comments

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