The Welsh Viking is somebody who, rather that complain and whine about “The System” actually did something, and continues to do so. If you get a chance, please follow the link, and read the post, and say thanks. http://thewelshviking.wordpress.com/2011/01/17/what-is-an-emergency/ Thank you, Heddwch.
http://theprovidencefireman.blogspot.com/2010/12/chicago-mourns.html Tuesday, December 28, 2010 CHICAGO MOURNS… Chicago mourns for two fallen brothers As others have before These occurrences are all too familiar And I pray there be no more But just as it’s certain that fires will come It’s certain that more will die ‘cause there will always be people in peril And firefighters […]
I have no intention of making “The Ultimate Sacrifice.” Nor did the two firefighters who perished this morning when a wall collapsed on them. There are no guarantees in this job but one, guaranteed sometime between now and Friday morning I will either be on the highway dodging speeding motorists while pulling some poor soul […]
"Rescue 1, Respond to 323 Dudley Street for a fifty year old female with difficulty breathing, visiting nurse on scene." 323 Dudley Street is across the street from the ER. This is the line in the sand, the moment of truth, the opportunity I've been waiting for. "Let's go." I'm focused enroute. The abuse will […]
Associated Press – November 26, 2010 1:24 PM ET REHOBOTH, Mass. (AP) – Police say a Rehoboth firefighter died in the line of duty on Thanksgiving. Police said Friday that firefighter Ken Marshall, Jr. responded Thursday evening to a fire alarm when he went into cardiac arrest. The fire engine was just leaving the station […]
"Mr Watson! Get me a board!" The crumbled form of what at first glance appeared to be human, twenty years of age, and grievously injured lie at the foot of a chain link fence. Above that fence, at the height of approximately twenty feet a window stood open, sheer curtains billowing from the room to […]