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Is Modernization Worth the Risks?

When I think of construction I still think of everyday blue collar men sitting at the top of a one hundred foot high steel girder, his lunch pale and coffee thermos by his side, enjoying the city wide scenery without a single safety feature in sight, besides his hard hat of course. 1,020 more words

Firefighter Safety

2015 'savings' show politicians' bias

The City has finally made public the 2015 preliminary budget. It is interesting to note the budget for LFD is down to $3.164 million. In 2013 the LFD budget was $3.885 million. 204 more words

Training Schedule Updated – 11 Courses Added

TRAINING ANNOUNCEMENT:  Training Schedule Updated – 11 Courses Added

The training schedule has been updated at www.erie.gov/fire to reflect these eleven (11) new course announcements: 1,449 more words

Fire Safety

Today's Fire Service: Courage, Fear and Cowardice

By David Robinson Jr.- The idea behind this post is something that I’ve wanted to write about for a long while but I have always talked myself out of it. 1,585 more words

Random Observations

Deadly Philly Blaze, Ensuing Riots Highlight Misconceptions of Fire Service

Last week, a fiery blaze that ripped through ten buildings in Philadelphia claimed the lives of four young children. It also claimed national headlines after the parents of the children killed criticized the fire department and crowds of supporters gathered outside a firehouse to protest the department. 656 more words

Beyond The Flames

Heroism vs Safety... Inconsistancy in the Fire service

By David Robinson Jr.   -Recently NIOSH and the Texas State Fire Marshals Office released the LODD investigations for Lt. Eric Wallace and Lt. Gregory Pickard of the Bryan, Texas Fire Department. 1,257 more words

Fire Service