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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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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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I have been thinking about this for a while and after some recent events it has finally boiled over to where I feel the need to write about it.Also I feel I must say this based on past experience, and ...

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