Carl Waggett
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  • Toronto
  • Canada
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What State do you live in?
Type of Organization
Job Function
Firefighter/Driver Operator
Years in Fire/EMS:
Primary Fire/EMS Department:
Cambridge Fire Deptment
Years With Department/Agency
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My Training:
Acting Captain level
About Me:
Just a guy, that would like to help
Day Job:
Relationship Status:
In a Relationship
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Why I Joined Fire/EMS
Just wanted a job that I could truly help people.
Why I Love Fire/EMS
Because I get to do just that
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A PTSD story - Do you remeber getting the call?

Posted on February 24, 2017 at 2:30pm 0 Comments

How did your story start?

I was 27 years old.  Never heard of PTSD.  I had just been turned down a week earlier by HR for the hire that was hands down my top pick, my hometown. That particular day I was at work at the Cashway Lumberyard.  Just as I was getting ready to head out with my 26 sheets of ½ inch drywall delivery order. The yard foreman yelled me back, “Carl phones for you.” That’s strange; I remember thinking,…


PTSD strips you down to nothing, PERFECT!!!

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A simple childhood

 As a kid, my father and I would watch endless hours of war movies together. One of my favorites was Full Metal Jacket, well, the first hour…


PTSD, meet my friends

Posted on February 24, 2017 at 2:26pm 0 Comments

Everyone is a little bit crazy

They say the key to happiness is to find someone who’s crazy fits with your crazy.  If you can find that person then you have found The One.  The one you can take on the world with, the one that you can conquer anything with…  And this certainly includes…


A PTSD story - A always wanted to be the guy with the stories, till I had them

Posted on February 24, 2017 at 2:25pm 0 Comments

Come on, be honest

The world is full of mysterious people.  And who hasn’t wanted to be the most interesting man in the room at one point or another?  I know I have.  You know the guy I’m talking about…  He’s mysterious and guarded, yet casual and nonchalant.  He’s friendly and approachable, yet cautious and…


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At 5:39pm on February 25, 2017, Fireyladd - Chief Sharp said…

Welcome to Firefighter Nation Carl. I'm glad you joined the group. There is lots to do, read and be involved with. Your participation and involvement is important to us all.
Chief William Sharp- Retired
Brookings Fire / Rescue
Living in Alaska


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