Don Johnson
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  • Springtown, TX
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Don Johnson commented on DallasFletcher's photo


"That is a cool picture!  Way to go dad!"
Mar 22, 2012
Don Johnson commented on Stephen Eric Payte Chua's photo


"That's cool, I've just never seen a truck so small before but I guess in the heavily populated areas of Japan you probably need something that small just to be able to get around."
Feb 4, 2012
Don Johnson commented on Stephen Eric Payte Chua's photo


"That thing looks like a golf cart on steriods"
Feb 3, 2012
Don Johnson commented on Stephen Eric Payte Chua's photo


"Where is this at?"
Feb 3, 2012
Don Johnson commented on steve's group EMERGENCY! LOVERS
"Don Skalsky, one question, if you own those badges that you show, I would like to inquire as to how in the world you came about them."
Jul 20, 2011
Don Johnson commented on steve's group EMERGENCY! LOVERS
"By the way, I like this group! Right up my alley!"
Jul 20, 2011
Don Johnson joined steve's group


A group for those who loved watching the TV show EMERGENCY!
Jul 20, 2011
Don Johnson liked steve's group EMERGENCY! LOVERS
Jul 20, 2011
Don Johnson commented on Jeffrey Arnold's photo


"Is there not toxic smoke on the exterior also? What if the winds change? What then? Not very smart!"
Jul 11, 2011
Don Johnson commented on Jeffrey Arnold's photo


"Why is it that the Officers are wearing SCBA's yet the Firefighters that are actually on the line are not? Can someone PLEASE explain to me the logic in this?"
Jul 11, 2011
Don Johnson and Tony Padilla are now friends
Jun 26, 2011
Don Johnson commented on FFN WebTeam's video

Six Fires, Three Hours. Indiana

"One question. Where the F@*# are their Air Packs? Guys were coming out coughing after breathing that crap. What in the world do we have to do to make guys understand that smoke and the crap in it will KILL YOU DEAD!!!! Quit trying to be the big show…"
May 15, 2011
Don Johnson commented on DALE G. PEKEL's video

Life Saving Firefighter Skill - How to use Hose Couplings as Directional Indicators

""Lugs on the shank lead to the tank" is what we use and teach in Fort Worth."
May 15, 2011
Don Johnson commented on Don Johnson's group Firehouse Recipies
"Correction to my own recipe. On the Dessert, they are not Mrs. Smith Pies, they are MARIE CALENDAR Pies. I don't know what I was thinking."
May 9, 2011
Don Johnson commented on Don Johnson's group Firehouse Recipies
"Now for Dessert. Apple Cobbler- Yes, I cheat on this one. Take 2 large frozen MRS. SMITHS Apple Pies, I like the ones that come with the Gram Cracker Crumbs, thaw both pies out first. Next, dump both pies into a large mixing bowl and add 1 cup of…"
May 3, 2011
Don Johnson commented on Don Johnson's group Firehouse Recipies
"First off something simple. Chicken and Rice- Take 5-6 large chicken breasts and place them in a large pot of water and boil them until cooked. Once done, remove them and cut them into medium to large chunks. Then place the chunks of chicken into a…"
May 3, 2011

Profile Information

Type of Organization
Fire/Rescue Department - Paid
Job Function
Firefighter / EMT-Basic
Years in Fire/EMS:
Primary Fire/EMS Department:
Fort Worth Fire Department
Years With Department/Agency
Dept. Web Site:
Other Past or Current Departments and Organizations
Woodrow Volunteer Fire Department - 1.5yrs
About Me:
I am 35 yrs old and I have been a member of the FWFD since January of 2004. When I'm not working at the station I still drive semi's on my days off for a long-haul refrigerated company. I run local, delivering and picking up loads. I am married with two children, a son who's 8 and a daughter who's 9 weeks.
Day Job:
Truck Driver
Relationship Status:
Facebook or Other Online Profile:
http://Don Johnson
Why I Joined Fire/EMS
I started out as a volunteer firefighter just south of Lubbock, Tx and then found out that Fort Worth was hiring, so I tried and luckily enough made it. I love every minute of it, I enjoy helping people on their worst days and the simple thrill of not really knowing what the day/shift will bring since everyday is something completely new and different.
Why I Love Fire/EMS
The Unknown of it all
Top Issues Facing Responders:
Right now, the biggest issue nation wide is simply the hope of being able to keep our jobs with the way the economy is and the way cities are cutting financing.

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At 9:48pm on March 13, 2011, Norm Tindell said…
Howdy, Don. Don't recall if we've met. I used to hang out at 31's quite a bit and also used to produce videos for Friends for Fort Worth Firefighters with Robert Burn. Haven't spent much time at any FW stations lately, though. Stay safe up there.
At 9:36am on July 4, 2010, Leo Cartwright said…
Hi there Don; I would like to Welcome you to FFN & hope U enjoy this site and gather as many friends as I have during your stay. I’m Leo, a Paramedic from Victoria - Australia; if you read my profile and think that I am suited; please feel free to add me to your collection of FFN friends. If I have not added you as a friend, it’s because I have reached my Max and I am waiting for members to reply to me.
If you feel like sending me one of your Service patch … don’t be shy…. I am looking for Police, Medical, Ambulance, S&R; Dispatcher & Fire Service patches. If U are interested, or U know of someone in that collects please contact me. My address is:-
Leo J. Cartwright 246 Kay Street; TRARALGON; VICTORIA 3844; AUSTRALIA
Cheers Leo
At 10:52pm on June 26, 2010, Fireyladd - Chief Sharp said…
Don, 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.

Chief William Sharp
Brookings, Oregon

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