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Johnny Come Lately

Johnny-come-lately  noun John·​ny-come-late·​ly | \ ˈjä-nē-(ˌ)kəm-ˈlāt-lē  \ plural Johnny-come-latelies or Johnnies-come-lately Definition of Johnny-come-lately 1: a late or recent arrival : NEWCOMER 2: UPSTARTestablished families tend to hold themselves above the Johnny-come-latelies— William Zeckendorf †1976 I have heard this phrase a lot lately especially when referencing “new” instructors, authors, opinion speakers in the ...

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Engine Company Search: Town House

Engine Company Search: Town House Life Safety is the fire services number one priority, typically accomplished by searching for victims of fire inside fire buildings. This is a high risk, high man power, and high intensity tactic that must be ...

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STATION 51!!!!

Some out there may think this is nerdy, but that’s fine with me! When I was coming up as a cadet and junior member in the Mechanicsville VFD I was exposed to EMERGENCY! It can on reruns everyday around 4PM ...

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Fireman Wanted

The fire department is in trouble and it is all our fault….. It started with the “all hazards” approach we took on EMS which made sense and still does but then Haz-mat, technical rescue, water rescue, dive rescue, drones, and ...

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What We Have To Live Up To…

My oldest son recently had to do a project on a medical based career. Without prompting he chose EMT/Paramedic as his project. He had to research salaries, job duties, job availability, etc. He however added the slide pictured above again ...

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A Good Reminder….

  Today I was lucky enough to get to be the special guest “mystery reader” for my youngest son’s 4th grade class. March at the school is reading month and his teacher tries to get “mystery readers” to come in ...

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Taylors Tins Product Review

I had been wanting a new shield and had been doing research on what would be best. My brother had gotten a metal shield and I really liked it, but the design options from this company just didn’t fit what ...

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