Well, what do ya know? After our first blog post and subsequent follow-ups asking that the photo on the front of Dallas Fire-Rescue’s website be changed – it finally happened. The original full size photo showing a firefighter not wearing any respiratory protection while surrounded in smoke with a link to their Respiratory Protection Program […]
[fblike]PACIFIC OCEAN (Jan. 15, 2011) – Damage Controlman Fireman Justin Barton uses a naval firefighter’s thermal imager to lead a hose team through smoke to fight a simulated class alpha fire during a flying squad drill aboard the Arleigh Burke-class guided missile destroyer USS Stockdale (DDG 106). Photo courtesy of the U.S. Navy. Send us […]
[fblike]Ever seen the movie ‘White Men Can’t Jump?’ Maybe it should also be applied to white volunteer firefighters attempting the ‘Crank It Soulja Boy’ dance. We scoured YouTube to bring you the Top 5 worst attempts of country boy firefighters trying their best to have some sort of rhythm. We realize this dance has been […]
Haiti, one year after the earthquake: where did the $1.4 billion go? [Bossip] Firefighter fights for job despite lewd photos [KVUE] Firefighter responds to fire at his own business [Worcester Telegram] Two alarm fire in Hackensack NJ injures cops and firefighters [Statter911.com] Intruder stops by a San Fran firehouse to hang out [The Happy Medic] […]
[fblike]There is nothing more traditional about a fire station than a good old fashioned prank. Sure there are lines that shouldn’t be crossed whether it be discriminatory or for safety reasons. Still, the wakeup prank has probably been going on for ages. We scoured YouTube to bring you 5 great firefighter wakeup prank videos that […]
[fblike]There seems to be a new annual trend on YouTube consisting of homeowners armed with Flip video cameras burning their Christmas trees in the backyard. As many times as I’ve seen the fire department pre-Christmas fire safety demonstrations of burning a tree, nothing compares to seeing the 30 second flare ups of a post-holiday tree.
[fblike]There is a new piece of exercise equipment coming to market on January 11, 2011 that may be of interest to firefighters. It’s called the SledBarrow. The SledBarrow claims that it is a three-in-one conditioning system that combines the power of a drag sled, drive sled and a training wheelbarrow all into one unique design.