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An apt headline It seems the US Navy is about to undertake action under some of the same convoluted reasoning that endangers communities all over the country. Sailors are too expensive, so let’s partially man warships with civilians! Read the … Continue reading
Reports are coming in from Columbia, South Carolina that one firefighter was killed and another seriously injured when they were struck by a vehicle while operating along the interstate. This is a tragedy, and, as with all LODDs, the hearts … Continue reading
Look at this video from Ohio. We are seeing more and more of this sort of attitude across the country from people who feel like firefighters (and other public safety people) are some sort of privileged class. Expect to see … Continue reading
These guys are beyond the pale. The fire service, and all public employees, are taking a beating from the public during this recession. We are good scapegoats while the city fathers find ways to shuffle dollars to pet projects. Fire … Continue reading
London: The London Fire Authority is threatening to layoff all 5,000+ firefighters if the union doesn’t agree to cut night staffing. They would be replaced by staff from the military and private contractors after a three-week firefighting class. I see … Continue reading