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Merry Christmas and the very best for 2011.
Here are my two Christmas poems.
Added by Jeff Brown on December 22, 2010 at 2:57pm — No Comments
The Fireman's Wife
The table's set, the meal's prepared, our guests will soon arrive.
My husband once more disappears with a hope of keeping a child alive.
While waiting at home again alone, our plans having gone awry.
My first impulse is merely to sit down and cry.
But soon again I realize the importance of…
Added by Pedro Juan Torres on December 20, 2010 at 5:07pm — No Comments
The Firefighter's Prayer
When I'm called to duty god
wherever flames may rage
give me strength to save a life
whatever be its age…
Added by Pedro Juan Torres on December 20, 2010 at 5:03pm — No Comments
These are the JOKES folks!
We hope these jokes are entertaining to you; however, maintaining a positive image as public officials and role models is important to all of us. We make an effort to minimize any offensiveness. If they do offend you, we are sorry. If you find one you think is inappropriate, please send us one of yours and ask us to…Continue
Added by Pedro Juan Torres on December 20, 2010 at 4:59pm — No Comments
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By: Lou Angeli
Note: For the purposes of providing a guideline for this segment, the term First Responder refers to members of departments who are not full-fledged Firefighters, Paramedics or EMTs. Many of you are trained in basic level EMS or have taken First Responder courses through the auspices of your…
TIE ONE ON FOR SAFETY
Tie One On For Safety, originally named the "Project Red Ribbon Campaign" was created in 1986 to help heighten public attention to drinking and driving during the holiday season. This program was designed to encourage the public to become actively involved in…
Added by Fyre Walker on December 18, 2010 at 8:05am — No Comments
A four-person investigation team from the U.S. Chemical Safety Board (CSB) is deploying to the scene of a fatal accident at the AL Solutions, Inc. titanium and zirconium processing facility in New Cumberland, in the Northern Panhandle of West Virginia. At least two workers were killed Thursday afternoon as a result of a fire and explosion that occurred inside the plant at…Continue
Added by Fyre Walker on December 11, 2010 at 12:05pm — No Comments
I hope USFRA management doesn't mind us sharing our newsletter link but it's about a topic near and dear to our hearts.
Bill and I compiled a long list of Preparedness Gift Ideas for $25 or less that might come in handy for you and/or your loved ones.
We realize most First Responders are trained in dealing with disaster and emergency situations, but often their loved ones might not be quite as prepared as the…Continue
Added by Janet Liebsch on December 10, 2010 at 6:00pm — No Comments
The National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH), Personal Protective Technology (PPT) Program and National Personal Protective Technology Laboratory (NPPTL) invite you to attend our fourth stakeholder meeting on March 29, 2011…Continue
Added by Fyre Walker on December 7, 2010 at 9:30am — No Comments
The DoD Domestic Preparedness Support Initiative, in the Office of the Assistant Secretary of Defense for Homeland Defense and Americas’ Security Affairs, coordinates Department of Defense (DoD) efforts to identify, evaluate, deploy, and transfer technology, items, and equipment to Federal, State, and local first responders.
Through the DoD Domestic Preparedness Support Initiative, the DoD fulfills Congress’…Continue
Added by Fyre Walker on December 2, 2010 at 10:00am — No Comments