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The Last Button

It was at the moment that I buttoned the last button on my shirt that I suddenly felt different.

Before, when I was beginning to pull the Firefighter uniform on, I couldn’t help but to feel boyish, and very masculine. 190 more words


God given...Surprises!

God gives us many opportunities, I like to call them “God given …Surprises!?!”

Lets just say God loves to make us believe that nothing is ever going to go down a road, but then he flings open a door and suddenly you are thrust into a new room within a matter of only a few moments, and then you have to decide if you’re ready for this change. 254 more words


Fire-fighting plane drops water on man for Ice Bucket Challenge - fears internal injuries

The Ice Bucket Challenge went badly wrong for one Belgian man when he asked his fire-fighting pal to drop 1500 litters of water on him from a plane. 112 more words


Blessed are the First Responders

Blessed are the peacemakers, for they will be called children of God (Matthew 5:9)

At just after nine AM on Monday morning, my fire pager went off.

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"The Bible" of the Philly Fire Department

Fireman’s Hall Museum houses one of the most precious artifacts of the Philadelphia Fire Department. The PFD “Bible” records the careers of every single person employed by the department from 1871 to 1955.  212 more words

Fireman's Hall Museum

Hamill Creek Fire 2007

The first summer I was living here I had my first encounter with forest fires. Although it was across the lake it was only about 10 km away. 529 more words