Jim Brunelle Jr.'s Blog (5)

New Suicide Technique Could Kill US.

Subject: Fw: "Person Down" in Vehicle - New way to commit suicide





Person Down in Auto/New way to commit suicide





Recently a new way to commit suicide has been discovered by mixing two chemicals that can be bought over the counter at local stores. They are Bonide - a sulfur spray used as an insecticide for fruit trees and hydrochloric (muriatic) acid. Once mixed, the chemicals produce heat and a flammable, noxious gas that causes the subject to pass out and the… Continue

Added by Jim Brunelle Jr. on March 11, 2009 at 7:00pm — 6 Comments

Giving Credit Due To My Bro's.

Well another season of harsh politicing for the best and worst postitions a person could want have come to a close.

Yes, I'm talking about running for anything from a chief's position down to the appointment of captians and other officers.

So this year had a bit more of a twist since I was running for chief of my department.And I was running againt an older somewhat more seasoned firefighter who has alot of leadership skills and a list of credentials a mile long. What was my edge?… Continue

Added by Jim Brunelle Jr. on December 13, 2008 at 12:00am — 5 Comments

Thanks to everyone here at the Nation...."We" Are Firefighter Of The Year!!!!!!!!!

WE DID IT! WPYX106 just called and notified me that I was voted FireFighter Of The Year, I know that that it was the support from all my brothers and sisters here at the Nation that made this possible. And a very Special Thank You to Mary Ellen Shea, aka" FASNY Training" for the nomination as well as all the PR that she put into it.

I am very proud to be able to make the claim of being a member of Firefighter Nation and this without a doubt is the biggest example of why I have that… Continue

Added by Jim Brunelle Jr. on September 22, 2008 at 10:03am — 7 Comments

Another Plead For Seatbelt Use --- Why Aren't We Doing It?

Seatbelts: Enough is enough. Buckle up.





On any given day as United States Fire Administrator, I receive an abundance of information regarding the nation's fire service. As one can imagine, some of the information is good — and some is tragic.





It is the information I have been receiving over the past weeks which motivates me to comment today regarding the use – or, more importantly, the lack of use — of seatbelts. It is a tragedy when we lose a firefighter to a… Continue

Added by Jim Brunelle Jr. on July 29, 2008 at 3:13pm — 16 Comments

I have decided to keep a rolling list of injuries due to "NOT" wearing a seatbelt. Maybe one day we'll Learn.

OK, so maybe we need a little more enlighting on this subject since it is still happening, people we need to use our heads here, and for godsake take two seconds to "CLICK IT"! This is where I will post bad things that happen for not wearing a seatbelt. These post are mainly from "The Secretlist "@ Firefighterclosecalls.com.

I have posted thier disclaimer to relieve any legal issues and to eliminate the possibility of being deleted for illegal… Continue

Added by Jim Brunelle Jr. on April 4, 2008 at 10:30pm — 8 Comments

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