Monthly Archives: September 2013

Blowin’ Smoke with Paul Gillespie

This week’s Blowin’ Smoke is from one of our followers on The “Model City” Firefighter’s Facebook Fan page. My name is Paul Gillespie, I have been serving with the Marion Twp Fire Department for 18 years, currently serving as Captain. ...

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2013 East Tennessee Fire Rescue Conference

This year will mark the Sullivan County Fireman’s Association’s East Tennessee Fire Rescue Conference fifth year! The conference is a regional training opportunity for fire departments and rescue squads in upper east Tennessee. The 2013 conference will be held October ...

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Three Hundred and Forty Three

The “Model City” Firefighter is pleased to announce that we are once again growing. We would like to welcome Mike Bish to the crew as a Contributing Writer. Bish previously operated the fire service blog, tenseventyfive, and due to a ...

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Kingsport Fallen Firefighter Memorial Service

  On Saturday, August 31st, 2013, a memorial service was held at Kingsport Fire Station #1 at 130 Island Street to remember those members of the department that have been lost while on-duty throughout the years. The Kingsport Fire Department ...

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