Monthly Archives: July 2013

Station Project: Assignment Board

One of the many unique pieces that is often displayed in firehouses across the country is an assignment board. While it doesn’t seem to be limited to the bigger cities, I believe they appear to be more frequent there. Many ...

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High Water Ahead

Around 530 pm this evening, the rain started falling. We thought it was never going to quit… The water in the downtown area was worse than any of my crew had seen ever before. Talk about taking a toll on ...

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Blowin’ Smoke with Stephen Ricci

This week’s Blowin’ Smoke is from one of our followers on The “Model City” Firefighter’s Facebook Fan page. My name is Stephen Ricci, and I am a Firefighter III with the Gwinnett County Fire Department in Georgia. As a FFIII, I am certified ...

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It’s Contagious

  It’s good to get to travel to other stations and catch up with brothers that I typically don’t work with closely on a daily basis. This series I’ve been working out of headquarters at our Station 1 in the ...

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Get Off the Couch and CLIMB!

The thought of climbing 110 stories may seem impossible to some, but it’s not. You can do it. The 9/11 Memorial Stair Climb events by the National Fallen Firefighter Foundation are popping up all across the country. They are gaining ...

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