"Congratulations Robert, at least I hope you feel that way. I have found when it comes to PR, education is one of the best avenues. It shows you are interested in helping the people in the community, it gives you a chance to show off your cool toys,…"
"Welcome. I am just off my rookie year in a volunteer dept in a rural town in western NE. We are surrouned by grass canyons and corn. We have 2 pumpers, a ladder truck, a heavy rescue truck, 2 class 6 engines, a light attack truck and 2 amulances.…"
"Good point WestPhilly. If the van has already been lifted, any damage has been done. Lets get some cribbing to hold it up and get EMS better patient access. C-collar and backboard once the vehicle is stabilized. And of course get ALS on the scene…"
"I wonder if somehow in wanting to encourage someone to follow their passion, we often want to urge them on and we take some things for granted. There are quite a few posts that are telling Ed to "Go for it!". I posted one earlier. I made…"
"Go for it. I joined our department last year at 45. I am just finishing my EMT-B and am planning a career change when I finish my medic training in a couple of years. Your maturity gives you something 20 somethings don't have. You can improve…"
"We use 200' 9mm kermantle with reflective tracers tied hard to a solid immovable object outside. Two go in, one leading sounding and one moving the bag with the extra bottle with buddy hose. When we get to a doorway, say to an office, the lead…"
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.See More
DJ, Welcome to the Firefighter Nation. I am glad you joined the group.There is lots to do, read and be involved with. Your participation and involvement is important to us all. Have fun and look around.