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This is a place where we can sit down, put our feet up and chill. Where the Boys and Girls can just be themselves. The Back Room or what most firefighters call a ''day room or rec room'' is the social point of every firehouse.

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The Backroom Crew

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A new way to check for alertness!!

Started by John Dobson. Last reply by Timothy John Dodson Mar 16, 2014. 3 Replies

The Steeler Nation Corner

Started by Chris Weber. Last reply by Timothy John Dodson Mar 16, 2014. 21 Replies

The Secret Back Room Closet for us over 21

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Comment by Bobby Hall on March 30, 2015 at 7:24am

Looking to make a check list for my department does any buddy use one on the fire ground?? 

Comment by Tracey Lynn Morris on January 12, 2015 at 10:08pm

I am so glad you are all trying to help each other out.I right now need a team like all of you keep up the great support for Joel.

Comment by Zachary Wolf on January 12, 2015 at 6:27pm

Joel,

 

Hey im in spokane i just sent you an friend request with some info I can work with you as a CISM member if your department wants you can pass it on to them as well

Comment by Joel Hoisington on January 12, 2015 at 4:34pm
No he wasn't FD. He was retired Navy and a retired Sheriff's deputy. He was a very close family friend for over 30 years. I loved him like a Dad. My FD is working on getting me help but that takes time so right now I find myself stuck.
Comment by Zachary Wolf on January 12, 2015 at 12:56pm

Joel,

 

I know I am not local to you but I am a CISM Counselor for my region. If you need anyone to talk to or just need some help I am always available to help a brother. Just shoot me a pm and ill give you my contact info

Comment by Jim Vieira on January 12, 2015 at 9:33am

Joel,

When you respond to those calls they are always tough on you. I went to one a couple of years ago when my childhood friend and Best Man at my wedding, daughter was stricken with the H1N1 flu. On my arrival to their home, his Mom was there calling me by name (which is hard to ignore) to save her but she was already in cardiac arrest for some time. This is one of the most toughest calls that Ive ever done in my 39 years. My suggestion to you is get back up on your feet and continue serving. If this is bothering you greatly, by all means sit down with your local Critical Incident Stress Team. I sent you a firend request if you want to talk more in a non-public setting.

Comment by Chris Moyer on January 9, 2015 at 11:28pm

Joel was this guy in the department too? If so get back on the truck and be the best you can be in honor and memory of him. Kinda cheesy I know but I've never been in that position.

Comment by Joel Hoisington on January 4, 2015 at 10:46pm
OK so I find my self in a very hard spot. I was on a call a few days ago it was a man that I have known for over 20 years he was like a Dad to me. Now I find after 15 years in the fire service its really hard for me to get back on the truck I don't know what to do please help
Comment by Chris Moyer on December 25, 2014 at 1:17am

Merry Christmas Crew!

Comment by Sarah on November 4, 2014 at 4:00am

Still a bit overweight right now, so no

 

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