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Started Feb 7, 2008 0 Replies

Has it occured to yall lately?

Started this discussion. Last reply by Amanda W. Jan 25, 2008. 1 Reply


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Profile Information

Type of Organization
Fire/Rescue Department - Volunteer
Job Function
Years in Fire/EMS:
4 months
Primary Fire/EMS Department:
Buford Volunteer Fire Dept
Years With Department/Agency
1 Months
My Training:
CPR certified, fixing to start first responder training, taking care of a lot of fire modules.
About Me:
I have no ambition in this world but one

and that is to be a fireman.

The position may in the eyes of some

appear to be a lowly one;

But those who know the work

which a fireman has to do

Believe his is a noble calling.

Our proudest moment is to save a life.

Under the impulse of such thoughts

the nobility of the occupation

thrills us and stimulates us

to deeds of daring

even of supreme sacrifice.

Edward F. Croker

Chief of Department


Relationship Status:
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Why I Joined Fire/EMS
My life was going no where. I needed something to do, and a reason to hold my head up. I decided to try fire fighting and I love it.
Why I Love Fire/EMS
I love belonging to the family of firefighters.
Top Issues Facing Responders:
Stiff regulations placed on training such as live burns.

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Exciting time

Posted on December 26, 2007 at 10:42pm 4 Comments

Well, Sunday was pretty exciting. Our station, plus another

station north of town was paged to go to Mtn. Home station 1 and

cover the station since all of Mtn Home was out on a

fire at Epoxyn. A factory where they make

epoxy products. We got the page about 3 pm and Mtn.

Home had been paged out about 2:30. The

other station took the first run. We mostly hung around the

station. I had a little fun when I found the pole and slid

down. That thing is scarrier… Continue

Well I gotta admit that I'm kinda disappointed. I went to our meeting last night and we didn't have enough people to vote so I'm still a probie. :(

Posted on November 20, 2007 at 11:12am 4 Comments

Well I gotta admit that I'm kinda disappointed. I went to our meeting last night and we didn't have enough people to vote so I'm still a probie. :( Continue

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At 8:47pm on February 9, 2008, Allen said…
Thanks for the add, sis. btw, nice tat! There I feel better. :D
At 11:19am on January 30, 2008, Justin Payne said…
just wanted to say was up
At 3:02pm on November 15, 2007, Arthur T. Kline said…
Welcome to the Nation! Good luck with all your training. Just give me a ring if you need advice.
At 1:53pm on November 15, 2007, Daryn Simpson said…
nothin much like always
At 5:39pm on November 14, 2007, vafd105 said…
any time
At 11:10am on November 13, 2007, Don Sims said…
Your welcome. Stay safe.
At 7:03pm on November 12, 2007, Bernie said…
Welcome to the world of firefighting. Listen, pay attention and it will be the greatest experience of your life.
We run in, while everyone else is running out...
Good luck
At 3:05pm on November 12, 2007, TRUCKIE said…
At 9:27am on November 12, 2007, Rob said…
Good luck I see your days are numbered. Stop back some day.
At 10:08pm on November 11, 2007, Earl said…
welcome to the nation. join us at the table and hope we get done before the bell rings.

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