Erin
  • 39, Female
  • Sag Harbor
  • United States
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Type of Organization
Fire/Rescue Department - Volunteer
Job Function
Firefighter / EMT-Basic
Years in Fire/EMS:
6
Primary Fire/EMS Department:
Sag Harbor, NY
Years With Department/Agency
8
My Training:
I am an interior firefighter since March 2002.
About Me:
I was always going to join the fire department to follow in the footsteps of the men in my family. I figured why not be the first female to join in the family. September 11th was my push to join. I love it. Hearing the siren go off, driving to catch the rig and getting ready to get to that front door, it's a hell of a rush.
Day Job:
Office Manager
Relationship Status:
In a Relationship
Why I Joined Fire/EMS
It's a family thing and it's my way of giving back to the community. Living in a small town, it's nice to help people that you see often.
Why I Love Fire/EMS
Helping people in the community.

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My name is Erin and I grew up in Sag Harbor. It's at the end of Long Island. I joined the fire service in Maech of 2002. There are a few reasons why....First, my family has been a part of the fire service before I was born. I grew up watching my dad run out the door and I would wait until he got home to make sure he was safe. My grandfather has been in for over 50 years and it has been a highlight to see him still active. It makes me smile when I see him at calls. The second reason, was September 11th. 343 Men and Women in the fire service risked their lives to help others. They are my heros. I have been in my five years and it is an honor.

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At 8:31am on October 12, 2010, Rocko said…
You're stunning! Be safe!
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At 10:22pm on August 21, 2008, Crockett said…
Holy crap it's wet down here. Damn tropical storm won't make up it's mind!! We got some pretty bad flooding in some areas and a little bit of wind, but the east coast got it worse- like 25" of rain in about 2 days. We did get 14 sweet hrs of OT, though, so I can't complain too much. How's LI?
At 10:25pm on July 30, 2008, Crockett said…
What's up?? Haven't been on in a while~ We had a pretty good save on a 4000sq. ft. 2-story house the other day. I'm first due on the engine with a rookie volunteer, but the best is that we had JUST finished a rather sixeable dinner at the local diner and were joking about puking in our masks at "the big one". Then the tones dropped =]
I'll put pics up in the next few days. How have you been doing?? Stayin busy?
At 9:31pm on June 1, 2008, Crockett said…
What's new buckaroo?? Not too much on ths end. Just hot & humid as HELL~ starting our summertime pattern of circa 4p.m. thunderstorms. We can usually set our watches by them!! They bring strong wind and sometimes lightining, and you know what that means =] Oh yeah- the other 2 guys on my shift (we only run 3 FFs & 1 paramedic/shift) decided to become Contract Firefighters in Iraq/Afghanistan. They're shipping out in like a month. For like $95K ($85 tax free) it's not too bad! They get that for base salary PLUS they get a certain amount per call. I might be going back into the Army as a firefighter, too. Still running the numbers.
At 8:07pm on April 22, 2008, Crockett said…
Hey there Erin~ We had a garage fire yesterday and a couple of MVCs, but other than that, not much!! We went 8 days straight w/o a call last week, so we've been pretty bored. We're in the middle of a really bad drought, but had an unexpected week of drenching rains about 3 weeks ago; the overall water table is still way low, though. Our brush fire season has been surprisingly slow, with a couple in surrounding districts- but the big one hasn't come yet!! How are things up there going?
At 7:54am on February 29, 2008, Da Chief - Jim O'Neill said…
Down the hatch girl!! What do you folks do for St. Paddy's Day there in Sag Harbor. We do shit here in FL, that's one day I do miss being in Boston for. Stay safe out there Sister.

Da Chief
At 2:53pm on February 7, 2008, Andrea said…
Thanks to you! I've seen you like beer, how almost all firefighter! Very nice.
At 9:39am on January 23, 2008, Timothy said…
How are you?
At 5:25pm on January 22, 2008, Crockett said…
Good for you. I know how it is to work for a slooowwww dept. Gets kinda old training on the same things~ especially with a limited budget :)
 
 
 

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