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We all got'em. Some well deserved, some we would rather forget. Firehouse nicknames. On my crew I have a "Booge," "Lukie," "Greenie," "Wrong Way," and a "Fragile Bob." I have been called "Da Wop" "Henchman" and my favorite is the "Spaghetti Yeti." What are some of the ones around your fire house?

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Comment by Kristopher Holien on October 28, 2008 at 8:27pm
I have a few nicknames, mostly a play on my last name.


I wish I had a great back story for these names, but they really are just from last name.

In my former Military life it was Big Head (My hat size was bigger than the other Private in my scout platoon) and one guy loved to refer to me as Hedley (As in Hedley Lamar).
Comment by Kristofer DeMauro on April 13, 2008 at 7:37am
Wives and families are sometimes the voice of reason for us. Have you family visit my wife's page in the community called "Fire Families."
Comment by Kristofer DeMauro on April 12, 2008 at 8:34pm
You gotta a Guapo too? I used to work with a Guapo.
Comment by Robert Owens on April 12, 2008 at 7:52pm
Man we have alot some with back stories and some that are just there.

Our captain is called Cricket and has been for 33 years he will not tell us why

Yoyo: every morning when this guy comes in he says "Yo Yo whats up" We also call him B-Rad from the movie malibus most wanted

Metro: should be self explanatory

EL Guapo: All the ladies say how handsome he is

Rude Boy: Self explantory

Rampage: When its this guys turn to ride the ambulance he goes into a rampage

Chop: he used to slaughter pigs for a living

Thats about it there are many more out there but I just stuck to the guys on my shift

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