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Back From Daytona….Finally

Well I am very glad to finally be back from Daytona International Speedway and the historic 54th running of The Great American Race! For those that may not know this was a birthday present from my wife and it allowed ...

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Thoughts on LODD

In the wake of the two recent VA LODD’s I have been thinking a lot about dying in the line of duty. Not dwelling on it or being fearful, but seriously trying to perform some self-reflection and think about the impact ...

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Another VA LODD: Update

Reports this morning are that a Firefighter with the Gore Volunteer Fire Department in Frederick County Virginia has passed away after an apparatus crash. Another firefighter was injured as well and transported to the hospital. http://www.firefighterclosecalls.com/news/fullstory/newsid/155997 Let’s make double sure ...

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The Towering Inferno

Everyone has seen “Backdraft” and “Ladder 49” and they are top notch movies but when I think about my favorite fire service motion picture I look no further than “THE TOWERING INFERNO” This movie has it all! First and foremost ...

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VA LODD

It has been reported by Adam Thiel Chief of Alexandria Fire Department, That Fire Department Paramedic Joshua Weissman has passed away as a result of the injuries he received while operating at a car fire on I-395. Please keep his family, ...

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Nostalgia

The video below is a little bit old, but I had never seen it before. it comes to us from the Stafford County Department of Fire Rescue in Stafford County Va. While I am sure you can pick apart little ...

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SUPER BOWL SUNDAY!!!!

Well it is finally here, SUPER BOWL SUNDAY!!! While my team did not even make the playoffs, I still love football, and I love the Super Bowl. I am lucky enough to not be working, and will be able to ...

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So good it could not wait!

I saw this and it was so good I could not wait until tomorrow to post it. The origin comes from some guys in the Hanover County Fire and EMS department. The message in it definitely sums up how I feel about ...

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