"On a side note Jessie, while I totally understand & agree, things like that fall under a seperate catagory of radio discipline. There needs to be a certain level of it regardless of what channel you are on. In my opinion, some…"
"Tell you what how about I just stop replying, because so far you have shot down every fucking thing I've said. We don't utilize "children". Rehab, Mop Up, and Hose Racking are things that are perfectly legal for…"
"I honestly can't speak for a municipal department, but with ours, the department in terms of finance, has no connection to the explorer program. The program has its own bank account, and any money it uses, it raises."
"I actually started as an explorer 3 yrs ago myself. I think the junior/explorer program is great. We rely heavily on them, and they do a fantastic job. I believe it is a great way to get people interested in the fire service. As far…"
"We do carry them on all apparatus except the brush truck, however, we rarely use them. If we have an accident, until the scene is secure, we completely shut down the road. All we have in our area is two-lane roads, so if traffic is to be…"
"When we arrive on scene, all personel swap to our private channel if it is just our dept on scene, truck-to-truck if there are multiple depts on scene. This keeps us from tying up the repeater, as there are 22 departments in our county. The…"