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Bobby Halton's Blog – June 2008 Archive (3)

The Most Important Things You Will Read This Week

The issue of Firefighter Safety and Survival…

Added by Bobby Halton on June 25, 2008 at 9:23am — No Comments

Thirty six years ago today Box 1571 Sounded for a fire in the Hotel Vendome

It is fitting to reflect that 36 years ago the City Boston lost nine men in the line of duty on Commonwealth Ave and Dartmouth Street after a three hour firefight when without warning a sudden collapse took the lives of nine of Bostons bravest. The Vendome Hotel Fire memorial is dedicated to the memories and legacy of those nine Boston members firefighters killed that afternoon Lieutenant Thomas J. Carroll, Lieutenant John E. Hanbury,…


Added by Bobby Halton on June 17, 2008 at 9:26pm — 1 Comment

Remember the Fathers, Remember Them All.

Father's Day 2001 Queens New York


I could not let such an important day pass with mentioning two things; first the many fathers who selflessly made the ultimate sacrifice in the finest traditions of our service, who memories we honor as we celebrate all Fathers today. And secondly to the lessons all of us have benefited from having by such incredible men in our lives as all of our Fathers were. I thought that a great way to share with you today would be to… Continue

Added by Bobby Halton on June 15, 2008 at 2:18pm — 1 Comment

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