Flashover Friday: “I fight your Fears”

OK, after somebody pushed my buttons last week. (firestudent) I just could not deal with this half A$$ dance around the subject crap anymore.† OK, in no particular order.

When you work at THE slowest company in the city “I fight your fears” must refer to insomnia.† And you were appointed there?† Come on.

3 Comments

  • drillmaster2 says:

    C’mon Anchor, my friend out East, Firestudent was only trying to be his politically correct self, as we bosses have to do, however, I feel your pain my Brother! Let’s see, to answer your statement, If you don’t know the difference between an intake and a discharge after being a DO for 15+ years, you might be marginal.That’s was my version of PC,Defended Firestudent and handed you an awesome example, if I do say so myself, oh wait Bro, I just did! Learn now grasshopper, this is your future.
    Be Safe Bro!
    Drillmaster2

  • anchorpoint1 says:

    How about this:
    You might be “marginal” If you get assigned to a great house and you think you are as salty as the firefighters who are forced to work with you. YOU’RE NOT.

  • drillmaster2 says:

    You might be marginal if you “forget” to bring a tool with you to force doors on a mutiple alarm job, on a primary search.

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Petrus, My name is Ray, I have worpked in the fire service for 22 years - as a firefighter and a company officer - I have worked and supervised engine and ladder companies. Feel free to email me as well at : raymonodj53@ymail.com I am also a fire service instructor at our local college. I…
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Petrus, Thank you for your comment. Please feel free to email us at firefighterbasics@gmail.com or comment any of your questions here, so that your Brothers and Sister can share their experiences as well. Thank you very much for your readership and we look forward to a learning partnership with you.
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Petrus, my name is Kevin. I am a 12 year veteran of the fire service. I would love to help you. You can email me at k.p.keighron@gmail.com and we can figure out where to start.
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