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It's funny I have spent a great deal of time in my life panning over who I am and what I want to become. In fact the only consistency therein this process was the idea that I am certain I want nothing more from this life than to leave it knowing that I have made a difference in just one person’s life. However it is clear to me now that the answer to this question is inevitable, and has been in my heart since the day I was born on January 10th, 1988. Before I continue I want to be clear. I do not want to be a hero. I am not searching for irrelevant and undeniably irrelevant media recognition. Concurrently I do not wish for a lifetime of praise for who I am and what I am destined to be, I just want to know that someone, If only one person, has been positively touched by my presence on this earth. I remember once when I was about six years old I went to visit my dad at work. It was the first time (at least the first I can remember) I ever got to go the firehouse. The night before I could hardily sleep for my anticipation was so great. When I arrived at the fire house that morning I remember my dad taking me out to the bay and showing me the fire trucks. Surely my eyes were immensely wide as they glazed over in amazement. I was too young at that point to truly understand what exactly it is my father does, but I could feel in my heart and soul it was something amazing. I was almost brought to tears by my sense of pure joy, pride, and amazement. Just two weekends ago nearly 10 years later I made the same trip to the firehouse, only this time I drove myself. This must have been my hundredth trip by now. As I walked through the bay I realized that my sense of complete and totally childlike amazement was without deficiency equally intense. The pure majesty and power of not only the physical equipment before me, but the idea of the profession is purely and simply remarkable. I can think of nothing more I would be happier, or prouder to accomplish in my life than to one day I have the privilege to stand before my brothers as my father Firefighter Daniel John Toomey, and my brother Firefighter Dan Patrick Toomey place an Aurora Fire Department Badge atop my heart.
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The difference between a man and a hero is simply which direction their running
That rare group of men and women who risk their lives everyday to ensure the improvement or continuation of anothers.
On September 11th 2001 Firefighter Lt. Pete woke up in his home in New York State. Pete as he did most every morning got cleaned up made his 9 year old daughter lunch for school and left for his two hour commute to work. Just as Pete arrived at the station the tone rang and Pete was dispatched " signall 5555 WTC" When Pete arrived at the call it looked bad but this is our job. As thousands escaped Pete and 343 firefighters went up the stairs, after almost an hour of non-stop climbing of stairs… Continue
The Denver Drill is based on the 1992 death of Engineer Mark Langvardt of the Denver Fire Department in Colorado. While working a commercial structure fire, Langvardt reportedly became separated from his crew when a floor collapsed, trapping him in a small storage room on the second floor. The room measured approximately six by eleven feet, but cabinets and equipment along the walls reduced the room to an aisle only twenty-eight inches wide. At the end of the aisle was an exterior window with a… Continue
See the sadness of a business man as his livelihood goes up in flames, or that family returning home, only too find their house and belongings damaged or lost for good.
Know what it is like too search a burning bedroom for trapped children, flames rolling above your head, your palms and knees burning as you crawl, the floor sagging under your weight as the kitchen below you burns.
Comprehend a wife's horror at 3a.m. as I check her husband of 40… Continue
A young mother progresses steadily down the empty freeway, the calm night made the ever creeping dotted lines of the pavement somewhat hypnotic, she briefly glares into the rearview mirror just long enough to catch of glimpse of her son, sleeping peacefully in the back seat. A subtle grin draws peacefully across her face.
Before she had finished fixing the smile on her lips the serenity of the midnight road was abruptly shattered, a beam of light was careening towards the… Continue
HI Sean!!! Welcome to USFRA.....Sorry I am just getting to you now to welcome you. Been on a Medical Symposium and just got back today. I hope your making yourself at home and finding things of interest and meeting new members. Remember if you need help....just give Fyre or myself a shout...we'll help you out as best we can!
Hi Sean, welcome to USFRA! Please feel free to peruse the plethora of amenities we have to offer, including but not limited to, unlimited uploads of photos and videos, outstanding new Forum (which is Moderated By Brian "Moose" Jones), chat room, blogging as well as creating your own group and encouraging your friends and co-workers to join.
We've recently launched the USFRA Link directory for non profits, the Events calendar, where you can contribute your community events as well as USFRA News of Note.
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