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I can’t remember what I am supposed to do at a fire anymore. The acronyms keep coming and I don’t want to screw anything up so I’m going to suggest we use OMAHA just like Peyton Manning. If you get to a point where all the acronyms run together and you are about to panic just take a deep breath and call, “OMAHA! OMAHA!” This stands for Old Man Acronyms Help Always. This will be used similar to “Broken Arrow”. If you declare OMAHA! OMAHA! It means get a hose line in place and put the fire out before you run out of air, water and get yourself trapped! They will know what to do!

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Comment by Skip Coleman on March 19, 2014 at 3:10pm

Said it before and I'll say it again "You're the best"!  

Comment by Bobby Halton on March 19, 2014 at 12:53pm

Now Thats Funny! 

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