Firefighter Walther's Blog (6)

So a Chapter Has Closed, yet another one is starting

Hey guys,

Just thought id give you guys an update. Many of you know i was in a College course to become a state certified firefighter. Well, last tuesday, i took my state exam for firefighting, and as of friday, i passed, made an 86 overall, and passed all 4 sections, including HazMat. so having that done, the next part is to become EMT-Basic certified. i have a CPR course in December, and then EMT-Basic school starts in january. i am incredibly amazed how far ive come since i first… Continue

Added by Firefighter Walther on November 21, 2010 at 10:07pm — 3 Comments

so the end is in sight

hey guys, just thought id post a little on my progress as far as my fire training academy is concerned. just earlier this evening,i took my last major exam of the program. dont have the grade on it, should have it on wednesday, but i think it went pretty well. in a little over three week, we will have our final exam, which will cover all of the second semester studies. on saturday, we had our first live fire training burn, which was really awesome, we really didnt do that much, but it was… Continue

Added by Firefighter Walther on October 11, 2010 at 10:22pm — 2 Comments

half done, my does time fly

hey guys, just thought id give you guys an update on my fire training progress. just recently completed my first semester, did pretty well, made a 92 on my midterm exam, and had a 90 average over the first semester. on my PT test, which was about a month ago, i scored a 99.25 on it. i am still having an amazing time, and learning so much about this, the more i learn, the more i love it, and the more i want to study and listen to every word being spoken by instructors.

Added by Firefighter Walther on July 1, 2010 at 4:59pm — 3 Comments

Its all up to me now, whether i fail or succeed

well, today i picked up up my PPE gear, and last week, i registered for college, now i am totally ready for Firefighter training, i have everything necessary to begin. Unfortunately, i lost my job last friday, but i am determined to find another one, and even tho it was tough to get let go from my job, i am still unbelievably happy, and thats because my lifelong dream of becoming a Firefighter is beginning its journey very soon, in fact less than a week! Now its all up to me, whether i fail or… Continue

Added by Firefighter Walther on January 11, 2010 at 8:04pm — 3 Comments

Preperations for College

well, after the orientation for college, i found out theres alot of stuff i have to do to get ready for college. some being i have to rent my PPE, which is pretty hard, seeing as i had to find a time when my dad could measure me, and then had to try to find my size on this website im renting, so i had to call the guy, and hes like yeah,, i have something close to that, so now im waiting on a call back from him, and the total PPE ensemble to rent for 40 weeks is like $865, expensive! and i have… Continue

Added by Firefighter Walther on December 1, 2009 at 9:44pm — 6 Comments

Hello all!

hey there, im new to this site, so i just wanted to say hello to all, and introduce myself to the community.

My name is David

I am 18, and i live in houston texas

i am not a firefighter yet, however, i am working on becoming one. i have wanted to become a firefigher since i was like 8, and that has not changed. most of all, the main reason i want to become a firefighter, is to help people, have always felt that way. anways, in november, i will go to a orientation at the HCC Fire… Continue

Added by Firefighter Walther on October 7, 2009 at 7:01pm — 5 Comments

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