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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Very good post. I think that this subject all comes down to one's own department culture, and even individual crews and company officers. Also, what are the individual firefighters' level of knowledge, skills, Abilities, and experience at the company level? If they are greater, then greater latitude and freedom is allowed to each firefighter to…
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Yes yes yes yes!
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Very well said and so true. It does seem like we've lost the trait of taking care of the small things. Thanks for sharing and I’m sharing this will my entire department. Be safe.
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