Editing my original post for suggestions and such regarding our department "consolidation".
No matter what we do, or how bad we don't want it to happen, nothing short of a miracle can save us. Our Department is destined to go. If not now, with dignity, eventually- and on worse terms. I have discovered that the people who this station means the most to are those with the littelest amount of pull when it comes to saving it.
I will let go. I will move on. I will hurt, a lot. But I…Continue
It is with a heavy heart that I announce the death of our Fire Chief- Ronny Allen Bennett. Ron was the Chief of the Orcutt Fire Protection District in Orcutt CA. He passed away suddenly from natural causes on 11/14/2007 while preparing to go enroute to a call from his home. He was 39 years old. I ask for your prayers for the Bennett Family and the OFD while we mourn the sudden loss.
Ronny was an active volunteer at our station for 23 years. He started as a fire explorer and he was…