"I'm not arguing the fact that they can't let you respond. Its definitely their right to keep you at work. and especially if you leaving work is causing them to lose money then of course they are not gonna let you leave."
"were i work it usually aint a big prob.. i just tell my boss that .. hey i hve a fire call and then i just leave.. he reallly dont care because he knows im out doing something good for the community.. and he just clocks me out.."
"You are so lucky. My company stipulated that I could not get my picture in the paper while on duty for the fd and if I got hurt, I would be off the clock. Had to report every penny small as it was from the fire dept. because I also worked for a…"
"When I was hired on with the company Dowlands I explained that I am an on call fire fighter and I got the ok from my boss to respond to any fire calls without question.
And they won't dock any pay either so that's nice, and still getting…"
"it is good that you job lets you go. i cannot myself but always remember as much as we are family your main family comes first with bills/food/ect. i know it not fun i work directly across the street from my building and have to watch them go. had…"
"We don't have any one who currently is just a translator but once an while it would be a nice resource to have. The closest we have to your situation is one guy just wants to do traffic control, but he comes to every call he can make to see if…"
hi.. thanks for looking. but sad to say im not the author of these poems. i just love them and i wana share it to all volunteer / paid firefighters in the world.. im not good in expressing through words. so this is what i can do for other fellow firefighters out there :D be safe
Zack... help us out. I have always had problems uploading into my computer from U-Tube. You seem to know how ( your day job LOL) How do you do that. I would like to download and burn to cd from U-Tube for training within my department.