Jägermeister gave away hundreds of tickets to D/FW area responders and the Stars…Continue
When Michael hit October 10, 2018, it left damage across an 80-mile swath, leveling homes and schools.
The hurricane with 160 mph sustained…Continue
Panama City Beach Firefighters received a call from dispatch around 8:30 on a recent Friday morning.
CPR was in progress on a middle-aged man at a hotel on Front…Continue
Added by Fyre Walker on February 22, 2019 at 7:04pm — No Comments
During a job interview recently I was asked to explain what USFRA was and in my own words. I landed the job but was curious as to how other members in my shoes would have
briefly explained USFRA as a whole and its many subgroups within. My response was enthusiastic but rather long I felt. I was just wondering what anybody else might have said on the spot, keeping it shorter and more natural.
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 includes one special edition Miami HEAT…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