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Les Allen
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Lives in:
Cincinnati
Department:
Loveland Symmes Fire Department
Title/rank:
Firefighter / Paramedic
Years of public service:
30
Agency structure:
Paid fire department

Les Allen's Blog

The Quick Race to the Grave

THE QUICK RACE TO THE GRAVE

Heroin....What's that mean to you or, what do you think about when hearing that word. Another overdose, more narcan, another code, another meaningless death, or another set of parents without a child again. This drug...Heroin…= Epidemic. There’s no other word to describe it. This drug has become the drug of choice in recent years to wreak the most havoc in the families of the loved ones that abuse it and are addicted…

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Posted on September 28, 2016 at 8:46pm

Can You Help?

CAN YOU HELP??

 

Recently I read something in the news about in reference to a certain fire department here in the United States about the fire department and EMS department being separate but it wasn’t so much as to the being separate departments of being the problem. Here in lies the problem: It’s a policy that’s in effect about the EMS and fire personnel not being able to play together. Now, I’ll go into a little more detail. “911, What’s your emergency?” “My…

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Posted on May 27, 2016 at 10:19pm

Remain Aware of Suicidal Tendencies

Another shift day. The smells of the firehouse when walking in at the start of the new tour. Another 24 hours and homeward bound again to be with our biological families. But somewhere in the world within our brotherhood of business, someone will not get to go home; even as much as we strive for everyone's safety, so that everyone can go home; we live with the reality of one of our brothers or sisters not coming home. This is the nature of our career. We signed up for it, but we…

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Posted on May 27, 2016 at 9:59pm

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