Each year at the National Fire Academy in Emmitsburg and at the IAFF Memorial in Colorado Springs, we gather to memorialize and pay tribute to our fallen. The ceremonies are dignified, respectful, appropriate and most moving. I would hope that every member of the Fire Service could make the opportunity to attend one or both of these ceremonies, at least once.
It is so important to keep the Line of Duty Death numbers in perspective and in sharp focus. Each fire service lost is…Continue
Added by Warren Cersley on September 24, 2013 at 5:07pm — No Comments
I am thankful for the opportunity to blog on Fire Engineering. This is my first blog post.
My name is Warren Cersley (Kers-lee) and I have been a Fireman for just over thirty-nine years. I came through the ranks in Richmond, Virginia where I currently serve as a Battalion Chief, a position I have held since 1986. When I write that it sure sounds like a long time, but I have enjoyed the people business, the fire service, so much that it seems like only yesterday.
My goal is to…Continue
Added by Warren Cersley on September 19, 2013 at 4:41pm — No Comments