Thanks for all the Birthday wishes its fun getting old, not!!!!!!
Well its been awhile since I have written a blog here, nice job right through that school zone, this is one of the places you really need to watch out for be it elementary, middle school or high school, there are always kids running around and not paying attention to you going HOT to a call, elementary school the kids outside playing hear your siren and what do they do come run to see who's coming, Middle school an High school most of the kids are running to get out and away from school and…Continue
Added by Bob Allard on January 13, 2019 at 1:50pm — No Comments
Four leading firefighting associations released a joint position statement opposing EMS degree requirements this week.
Joint Position Statement: https://bit.ly/2CLXR5z
IAFC's Detailed Explanation: …
Added by Fyre Walker on January 3, 2019 at 3:11pm — No Comments
Deputy Carlos Felipez, 46, had served on the force since February of 2014. He died as a result of a self-inflicted gunshot wound.
His death is now the fourth first responder suicide in the Tampa Bay Area since…Continue
Added by Fyre Walker on December 30, 2018 at 6:49pm — No Comments
Deputy Sheriff Rick Slough was outside playing with his children when he suddenly collapsed. He was then transported to an area hospital, where he later died. The exact cause of death is unknown at this time.
Deputy Slough began his…Continue
Since the U. S. First Responders Association is based in Panama City, this disaster was very personal. I am…Continue
A South Philadelphia firehouse is among the first to get a new washing machine and dryer for their gear. The heavy-duty commercial grade 'extractors' get rid of harmful carcinogens that firefighters encounter in the line of duty.
At Engine 53 at 4th Street and Snyder Avenue, Fire Commissioner Adam Thiel says it's sobering to think about the cancer death…Continue
Added by Fyre Walker on December 20, 2018 at 9:54am — No Comments
I was asked to make a case that the Knoxville Public Safety Foundation should turn down a $100,000.00 donation pledged by the WWE owner Vince McMahon. It should be declined because the WWE made $35 million from Saudi Arabia, the donation would be made up of Saudi money.
Obviously many Americans believe the Saudi Arabia government was behind 9/11 attacks that murdered over 3000 Americans including many of your first responders.
The WWE was embarrassed by bad publicity it…Continue
Story Written by: Cathy Womble is a staff writer for the Lake Okeechobee News.
Florida Forest Ranger Robert Smith was born in Arcadia but says because his family was in the ministry, he was fortunate to be able to travel and explore most of Florida and Georgia during his childhood. In 2009, his family settled in Okeechobee, and…Continue
Added by Fyre Walker on December 9, 2018 at 4:42pm — No Comments
Dogs actively employed in the U.S. with law enforcement or related agencies face the same risks as their human handlers. There are an estimated 30,000 law enforcement K9s throughout the United States and the number of shooting incidents, violent crimes and terrorist attacks continues to rise.
It’s clear why K9s are frequently used by law enforcement…Continue
Added by Fyre Walker on November 26, 2018 at 1:12pm — No Comments
The Miami HEAT is extending an exclusive ticket offer to South Florida First Responders, featuring specially priced tickets to several upcoming Miami HEAT basketball games at the AmericanAirlines Arena this season.
Plus every ticket purchased through this exclusive offer…Continue
Added by Janet Liebsch on October 15, 2018 at 11:30am — No Comments
13-Sep-2018 - MISSOULA, MT — Firefighters, law enforcement officers, emergency medical service professionals and other emergency personnel are being recognized today by the U.S. Postal Service at a special…Continue
Added by Janet Liebsch on September 17, 2018 at 11:04am — No Comments
Good Morning All;
Well, it's been a while since I have been on here and I have been busy with classes and meetings with my local Emergency Management Team as I am a member. Busy with our annual Canal Fest which is a big party sorta, it's like a State Fair but without the animals, it's all about to cities coming together each year that has been going on for I believe 25 yrs. It's a good time and maybe some bad times as several gangs coming sometime but other than a few…Continue
Criminals will do just about anything to get your money! These fraudsters like to hide behind fake names and titles. They are great at making you believe they work in law enforcement or for the government by pretending to be court officers. They will call and accuse you by saying, “You failed to report for Jury…Continue
Nothing can prepare you for some of the challenges that life sends your way. How you respond will change your entire life. I have always been careful with distance, using it as a barrier to prevent some from getting too close and threatening my security. Now, I understand that as soon as the trial begins I need to lean in! It is crucial to get closer to the challenge, you must not shy away from that fight. The only preparation you have is the knowledge that no matter what happens, this…Continue
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Two men who caused the death of a New York City fire chief in an explosion at an illegal indoor marijuana-growing operation have been sentenced to…Continue
Added by Cam Mitchell on August 18, 2018 at 11:53am — No Comments
13-Aug-2018 - DALLAS – In a joint effort to honor the service and sacrifice of America’s First Responders, the annual college football bowl game played at Cotton Bowl Stadium in Dallas, Texas has been renamed the SERVPRO First Responder Bowl.
Kickoff for the newly…Continue
First responders in Foxborough, Massachusetts, will soon be first in the state to carry a new device that has the potential to save…Continue
Added by Allison McCullough on August 15, 2018 at 1:17pm — No Comments