"Well up in the northwest corner of Vermont and I learned this from a article about the Fairbanks, Alaska fire Dept. that they used to spray biodegradable anti freeze. In they late fall I would spray all suction hose couplings, intake and discharge…"
"In the 35 years I was active in Vermont I operated front mount and midship, front mounts were fine if you were drafting lake, river or a pond or hydrant, I'm not crazy about rear mount kind of leaves your pump operator out for an accident…"
"I respect any woman in the fire service, proving that they can make it in a male dominent job be it paid or vol. and can work their way up the ladder without sorta speak " having to do special things or duties to get there"."