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At 9:33am on November 7, 2009, Mike Cervik said…
Sorry you couldn't make it to the show last night. Sorry I should have kept you more up to date. We'll still have to go out sometime.
At 7:46pm on April 6, 2009, Ben Fleagle said…

Thought I'd let you know, Greg Bean just accepted the open Capt. spot at UFD. Got ourselves another one home again!
At 7:37pm on April 6, 2009, Brad Hoff said…
Left a message for your big bro...told him he was slacking for letting his lil bro get one up on him about this site...LOL
At 7:28pm on April 6, 2009, Brad Hoff said…
Brother, I suppose you know about this site but if you didn't you do now LOL. What apparatus are you assigned to at SBFD? IN Fire Apparatus
At 1:42pm on March 26, 2009, Ron Smith (a.k.a. G-Ron) said…
Wed. thru Sun.
FOOLS party Wednesday night!
At 12:44pm on March 26, 2009, Ron Smith (a.k.a. G-Ron) said…
I wish I could go to Maine...... the new baby is due in June 13th. I think the wife would be upset if I left a few days later. Just tell everyone you will be taking my place! They'll tell you what to do! LOL

I too wish we had more time to talk, we'll meet for a beverage soon!

You going to FDIC?
At 11:57am on March 26, 2009, Ben Fleagle said…
Hey Brother,

Couldn't return your call yesterday, but noticed that you had rung up. Couldn't find a message niether, howsomever --...I think we'll set! I'll pass that info to Ben Simmons, he'll probably want in on it.

Woke this am to find Ryan M. in the station, he's back in the 'Banks and testing at NPFD.
At 2:40am on March 10, 2009, Ben Fleagle said…
Hey Laddie,

Sorry I've been oughta touch. Been off for several tours and am enjoying every minute of it. I'll check out that link.
At 4:18pm on March 9, 2009, Brandon Caruso said…
Hey there, just stoping by to thank you for the work of IFN good stuff!
At 8:52pm on February 27, 2009, Shawn Roark said…
I am here Lil Bro thanks for the info!
At 4:44pm on February 19, 2009, Brad Hoff said…
Here in Fairbanks the daunting task is just that.I was lucky enough to get a guy from Scotland to be my tutor for awhile anyway. Angus played the pipes along with another fellow at Phils's wake. They are both with the Red Hackle Band and I went to their practice on Tues. and just watched and listened and learned. Angus has been nothing but great in getting me started and we had our first lesson last night at College coffee. He says if I keep it up I will be good piper one day and he is even giving me free lessons because he also see's the need in our community for a piper who is not an outsider or once removed from the fire service in our area. I am learning lots and my fingers get tired so it is a real learning experience. Have you joined the Pipes and Drums group on here yet? It has a lot of info that will help us out.

At 3:48pm on February 19, 2009, Brad Hoff said…
Saw that video you posted on FB...Did not know Cap had it in him? He is a funny guy when he lets his guard down.

Hows life in Indiana? I'm taking the big step to learn the bagpipes...lucky me! I hope to be one of the first to play the pipes as a firefighter.
At 8:35pm on January 11, 2009, Ben Fleagle said…
Part time department? Well, well. Becoming a two-toner, eh? Good on yah, the missus not keepin' you busy with honey-do's?

I'd be happy to send you some Memorial stickers. I know I have your address, but send it again. As for the BC position. Well, I did a really good job of convincing the board that I really like being a Captain. I wasn't blazin' a trail to be the BC. My heart wasn't there, too soon after the funeral, not wantin' to drive the fire SUV for the rest of my life, ...I dunno. Greg Coon of Kenai, (formerly of North Star Fire back in the day) has won it, and we'll see him around the end of the month.

At 7:38am on January 11, 2009, Michael D. Wilson CFEI, MDI said…
By looking at the news this week end, your department has been very busy. Any news on the investigation of the fires?
At 4:44pm on December 10, 2008, Brad Hoff said…
I was thinking about starting one for Alaska but I'm not sure if it would go over to well or how I would get all the info from around the state. Got any pointers.

Not sure if you know we lost another brother here today...Mike DeVaughn from Eielson AFB Asst. Chief (Ret).

Stay Safe Brother
At 8:28pm on December 9, 2008, Jim Mason said…
Sounds great on the FDIC thing. I'm think ing Weds around 7 pm . I don;t know where yet
At 1:03pm on December 8, 2008, Jim Mason said…
Hey Brandon
Thanks for joining CSF (Common Sense Firefighting ). It's a fire ground decision making page on the site. Jump into any discussion you like at any time. I like your news site.
Aslo if you're going to FDIC we 're tenatively planning a CSF nite get together on Weds of that week. Let us know on the CSF page if you can show
Jim Mason
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At 7:05pm on November 25, 2008, Shawn McGilvary said…
Well, no kids "yet" but there is a turkey in the oven. Should be ready in January sometime! Shazam!!!!
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At 5:58pm on November 8, 2008, Ben Fleagle said…
Mishiswaka what?

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