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Since Lightning Safety week is winding down, we wanted to share some absolutely stunning lightning Friday Fotos. Also please take a moment to read USFRA's Lightning safety tips post … and enjoy!
Lightning storm over…Continue
While there is no such thing as an easy rescue, firefighters understand that some calls will prove more challenging than others. To ensure first responders know what to do when exposed to extreme situations, many fire departments provide firefighter training designed to prepare them for difficult scenarios.
Added by Fyre Walker on June 27, 2013 at 9:35pm — No Comments
Earlier this month, Santa Monica College in California was the latest in a string of recent school shootings. With the massacres at Sandy Hook Elementary School and Columbine High School still fresh in the minds of the public, news of the incident was just a reminder of how quickly an average school day can become something far worse. For this reason, many police departments…Continue
Added by LT. Andrew Poole on June 27, 2013 at 9:26pm — No Comments
THANKS for all the kind words
Added by Bob Allard on June 25, 2013 at 10:20am — No Comments
Its been a hectic couple of weeks around the homestead, I don't know if I have said anything , but June 10,2013 my wife's father passed away in Scotland and she was able to be with him to say "Good Bye and Will see you again" she went there Sunday June 9, and was there early Monday morning, I did not go as I had some things to take care of here and I would rather remember him the way he was and not the way he died, if you know what I mean.
Any way how are we doing , nice shot , you…Continue
NatGeo explains during this season, the Earth’s northern axis is slightly tilted toward the sun so that the northern hemisphere gets more direct sunlight and experiences warmer temperatures. Locations south of the equator are tilted away from the sun, so that the sunlight is…Continue
HAPPY FATHERS DAY TO ALL THE FATHERS OLD OR NEW
Added by Bob Allard on June 16, 2013 at 1:52pm — No Comments
Wildfires consume nearly 8 million acres of forested land each year on average across the United States.
The National Interagency Fire Center (NIFC) …Continue
An EF5 tornado, the highest number on the “Enhanced Fujita Scale of Tornado Intensity,” is any tornado that…Continue
Added by Janet Liebsch on June 8, 2013 at 12:30am — No Comments
The Normandy landings, codenamed Operation Neptune, were the landing operations of the Allied invasion of Normandy, in Operation Overlord, during World War II.
According to the…Continue
On Wednesday May 15, 2013 the Dallas Police Dept. held Memorial services to honor the fallen officers who died in the line of duty. Among those officers was my Grandfather. Among those in attendance was the Mayor of Dallas, and Chief of Police David O Brown who went out of his way to make the family members feel welcome. I have great respect for Chief Brown and his officers who risk their lives daily to protect the lives and rights of our citizens. this is a photo of Chief Brown and myself…Continue
As we post this the U.S. has been dealing with multiple tornadoes touching down across the central plains. Spring and early summer are typically the most active months (esp. across Tornado Alley) and, to be honest, 2013 has been fairly quiet … until the past few weeks.
America has more tornado sightings than any other place in the world and averages…Continue
Added by Janet Liebsch on June 1, 2013 at 12:37am — No Comments