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Bob Allard's Blog (124)

Hello All

Its just me here again very short Blog, has anyone tried Janet Liebsch heart attack bacon thing, it sorta looks good but I don't know, grease will due me in I would be on the throng all day, but hey they say you need to flush yourself every so often, I know I am going to make the Onion soup have been look for one , so yes I am going to try it.

Have a good weekend and hope to see you back here again on monday.

Take care and train, drive and be safe always

Bob Allard

Added by Bob Allard on April 20, 2012 at 7:48pm — 4 Comments


Just a short note to all have a Happy Easter and watch your driving and don't eat to much.

Have a good week end.

Bob Allard

Added by Bob Allard on April 6, 2012 at 4:36pm — 6 Comments

Its Friday

Hello all;

First of all I have to say THANK YOU to a good friend of mine and yours, she has help me with a new home page you all have to visit it and give her a big Thank You, she did a Great job and I sure do appreciate it. Without people like her where we some of us be. I think you all know who I am talking about, if not well its our leader , friend, President of Frywebmaster herself.


Now on to my friday speech and what ever else you want to call it,…


Added by Bob Allard on March 23, 2012 at 1:40pm — 6 Comments

Good Morning its Saturday

I see we all made another week closer to Retirement or another shift as a new officer or new member. Are we still being able to handle the job and shift personnel or are we having problems, if we are having problems maybe we need to seek some help so lets not wait go and talk to someone, lets start with the Chaplin, he/she maybe can get us going in the right direction and give it a few days and maybe another visit to the Chaplin. How about a counselor they can help or get you going in the…


Added by Bob Allard on February 18, 2012 at 11:50am — 4 Comments

Its Friday

Hello to all members;

Its friday Jan. 27, 2012 and its my B-day , Thanks for all the birthday wishes, anyway I have not been here for awhile as i have had eye surgery ( cataract removed) on my left and right eyes and wow I can see a whole lot better and the colors are richer. I have been wearing glasses for about 40 plus years and now i don't well sorta, just for reading, and its funny not to have them on my face as I still reach for my glasses on my face and they are not there,…


Added by Bob Allard on January 27, 2012 at 12:14pm — 5 Comments

Hello All

A short note on the rules of the Holiday Season and driving and seat belt useage.

No just joking not about the above line, So lets start with a BIG group hug from my house to all my friends and families. Merry Christmas and Happy New Year to all, stay safe and wear the seat belts and have someone drive for you if you are going to be drinking, cause we all love you and want you all back here on Monday.

Take care Merry Christmas and Happy New Year

Bob Allard

Added by Bob Allard on December 23, 2011 at 6:43pm — 2 Comments

Happy Thanksgiving To All my Friends and Non-Friends

Hello All:

First I want to say "HAPPY THANKSGIVING" to all First Responders, Police, Fire, Medical and lets not forget our Military Members who are keeping us save we can have a safe and Happy day. I will never forget the Military personnel, they are many miles away from there family and friends so before we take that first bite of what ever it is you are going to be eating on Nov. 24,2001 say a prayer, it can be short, long or even listen to a prayer but please do this before…


Added by Bob Allard on November 22, 2011 at 10:00am — 4 Comments

Happy Halloween All

Let's all have a safe evening and let's remember when you are responding that there are going to be little one's out and about so keep a close watch as you are responding , "PLEASE" take that extra look, "THANK YOU" and you all know the rest, belts and no tunnel vision and extra time.

Bye and take some pics and show them on here,

Bob Allard

Added by Bob Allard on October 31, 2011 at 4:27pm — 1 Comment

Weekend and Holiday

Hello All;

Its Friday October 7, 2011 and the weather here in Western New York is 70 degs. and sunny , yea OK thats all for now, yea right. Well like I have been doing for awhile now is preaching about seat belts, drinking and driving, tunnel vision, responding in POV's, or Dept. vehicles, and a whole lot more. Let's all take a moment and real think is this the job , or do i really want to be a volunteer for this job, I know its very dangerous job, and not all of us can…


Added by Bob Allard on October 7, 2011 at 2:14pm — No Comments

Hello All my Friends

Well its been awhile since I did some writting and the reason being is my wife's father was ill when got to Scotland and spent 10 days in the hospital and then we came home from are wonderful trip (iam ready to go back), well now he is back in and who knows if we are going to have to go back before our next trip over which is usually every other year. His feet were swollen and legs were to I guess, he was a bit confussed in the middle of the night so I have been doing alot praying for my… Continue

Added by Bob Allard on October 3, 2011 at 10:30am — 2 Comments

Vacation's Over

Well I am back from vacation to Scotland and we had fun again and the better half's father was in the hospital for 10 days , had to do with age(87) and salt level was way down. But we had fun any how. Went to the Military Tattoo which was my first time and loved it alot, the weather was on our side most of the time but hey its the UK. Met some of the better half's friends from years past, past. We watch Haggis Hunt from home it has to do with cameras around the country mostly from the Uk and… Continue

Added by Bob Allard on September 16, 2011 at 7:00pm — 2 Comments

Hello All

Yes, you can put away the glasses, I have upgraded to a bigger font, thats so we all can see me babalin, what ever. well the 4th is just around the cornor and we need to start planning on what, where, When and How we are going to stay safe and be safe in everthing we do for this holiday. You all know what I mean, and if you don't well ask someone or just stay tune to me cause I am about to try and help you stay safe. So…


Added by Bob Allard on June 28, 2011 at 10:22am — 1 Comment


Very short have to get to bed as I have a class in the am. I have been toCanada to do the Relay For Life last friday, it started at 7 pm and ended 7am on sat. Walk and walk , eat, walk and walk, eat sleep a bit, well for some of us(me) 1 am was it for me till 5:30 am, time to get up and the day was over at 7 am.

Till next year. Had fun.

Are you wearing that seat-belt, and you know the rest of my speech, but from what I have been hearing and reading we are doing alittle better, I don't… Continue

Added by Bob Allard on June 17, 2011 at 9:38pm — 1 Comment

Good MOrning All

Well its Monday 22 May 2011 and the weather here is wet and warm or maybe humid, but first lets bow our heads in prayer forr the lives that were lost in Missouri from the twister or bad wind storm . . . . . . . . . . ., Amen.

I may complain about the snow, rain and the cold weather we get but I am sure glad we don't get the mud slides, flooding and the flooding we do get is nothing like them in the south, also we don't get the twisters or hurricanes. I feel sorry for them people and… Continue

Added by Bob Allard on May 22, 2011 at 9:36pm — 1 Comment

Little Bit of Everything

Hello Friends and Maybe not friends;

Well its been awhile since my last talk to everyone and some of you have taken in my talks and others I am sure still do things your way, and that's fine. But the ones that do listen good and keeping doing it cause its helping some of the others in your family, friends and your work areas. I have had several e-mail me saying thanks for the info on all the different subjects and reminders. The others need to get into the habit of putting on your… Continue

Added by Bob Allard on May 7, 2011 at 2:00pm — 3 Comments

Lets find this scumbag who took this helment

> FRAMINGHAM — Chairman Dennis Giombetti, on behalf of the Board of Selectmen, has put up a $1,000 reward for the return of late Firefighter Mike Urban's helmet, which thieves stole after his funeral last week.


> "No questions asked," Fire Chief Gary Daugherty said today. "We just want the helmet back."


> Giombetti said he was a good friend of Urban, who died Jan. 7 after battling mesothelioma, lung cancer caused by asbestos exposure. Urban's family said… Continue

Added by Bob Allard on January 22, 2011 at 9:35am — 2 Comments

Safety Ropes

For all my New York friends, and others states you may want to check your laws on this.

The New york State Labor Department has begun to cite Fire Departments in New York State for violations of a recently enacted statute requiring that proper procedures be in place to prepare for the purchase of bail out and evacuation equipment for interior firefighters.

The statute required a Risk Assessment be accomplished by March 27, equipment be purchased by April 20 and training on the… Continue

Added by Bob Allard on February 25, 2010 at 3:44pm — No Comments


Hello All;

Here I sit looking out my window in my computer room/Command Post at home (scanner, 2 meter, HF radio's, computer) next to me and some time all are on at once. What a noise, but I am wondering how some of this stuff you read on web sites about Ambulances being taken, how about the one just lately where the meds were in the back working on someone and a drunk came up and took it for a ride, or you read radio's are missing, or other fire equipment missing from the…


Added by Bob Allard on February 15, 2010 at 3:30pm — No Comments

The Winter Driving and Tires

Well its Friday 2010 and the snow here is coming down pretty good, maybe not as much as where my wife's sister lives in Scotland as they had about 10cm before Christmas and now its doubled and they are talking about running out of salt/sand for the roadways, that is not good if all the snow states know what I mean, the driving becomes worst then with the salt/sand, this would shut them down for quite some time as they are not use to getting alot of snow, I believe they may get about 2 - 3… Continue

Added by Bob Allard on January 8, 2010 at 1:18pm — 2 Comments

Year End

First I want to say HAPPY NEW YEAR to everyone one and I hope everyone got everything they wanted for Christmas and hope none of you drove after drinking any type of alcohol. And remember to wear your seat belt's and for those of us in the snow states, remember our winter driving skills, as I want to hear everyone back here in 2010. With that out of the way here goes nothing.

I have been looking and reading different mags. articles on the Police side and all the new techy stuff like… Continue

Added by Bob Allard on December 31, 2009 at 4:23pm — 2 Comments

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