"This is very sad to hear because our job is to help minimize the loss of life and property not the opposite! I agree that he should get the death penalty! I also agree that this is not a volunteer or career thing, this is an idiot thing and his…"
"where I live most of us carry a firearm in our POV. But they do not come into the firehouse unless it is something like a show and tell over a new firearm. and then it is brief and promptly put back in the POV. Also many of us carry concealed…"
"Luke, Does this mean that I can't go to a house fire or church and enter with both six-guns blazing away? C'mon, dude, don't your and your family make a fine backstop to catch any rounds that don't hit my intended target?…"
"Even though we were suggested to stage the rescue and Batt chief went in to help!
And there in lies the problem. We can't be blinkered to what's going on, and we must maintain situational awareness.
At no stage should the Chief have done…"
Firefighter II, Apparatus Operator Pumper, Fire Instructor I, Hazardous Materials Technician, Wildland Firefighter I and II (Basic and Advanced), Intro to Technical Rescue, FEMA (100, 200, 700, 800,) NFA-NIFRS, and EMT-Basic.
Why I Joined Fire/EMS
To serve others and so police officers could have role models! Lol! I love people and what better way to show it than to serve them in their time of need! We have many roles as a firefighter such as Hazmat response, medical, rescue, fire suppression, and even public relations, all of which gives us an opportunity to help others and make new friends!
Why I Love Fire/EMS
I can serve others in need!
Top Issues Facing Responders:
Other drivers on the road not yielding when we are responding to an emergency.
Volunteer departments not having the proper equipment and training.
Need a commission to regulate volunteer departments to ensure proper training and equipment.
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