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Paul Combs's Blog – March 2014 Archive (2)

ASSAULT AWARENESS MATH

It can’t happen here! Words I’m sure have been spoken before, and words I’m sure were regretted later. In an age where a 24-hour news cycle chronicles every event where people die, and a culture that needs instant gratification and “attention”, the perfect storm exists where first-responders are being attack in ever more frequency. Some deadly, most are not, but all…

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Added by Paul Combs on March 31, 2014 at 2:57pm — 2 Comments

UNSPORTSMANLIKE RIDICULE



How many times have you seen it (or participated in it)? A tragedy happens where a firefighter gets injured or killed and the comments begin to fly about what went wrong - and how they would have done it differently, of course. Let’s take an incident that hit close to home for me. The Toledo Fire Department lost two brothers during an apartment fire this past January.…

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Added by Paul Combs on March 21, 2014 at 11:13pm — 5 Comments

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