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How many times have we gotten into the car, ready to go out, only to ask, "So where do you want to go?" The passenger often says, "You're driving."When operating emergency apparatus in your…Continue
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Twenty years ago today, I was voted into probationary membership at Weldon Fire Company. Although 20 years is an early career for many, 20 years gets you certain privileges at Weldon. For example, when you achieve 20 years as an active member,…Continue
Think drones aren't the real deal?
Take a look at this video from Detroit, Michigan at a structure fire in which two firefighters were injured. Although it is unclear whether or not the Detroit (MI) Fire Department requested the drone, as…Continue