Monthly Archives: November 2013

Happy Thanksgiving

  As most citizens across the country are spending the day with their families, I picked up an extra shift on the ambulance today. My family decided to have our Thanksgiving meal on Saturday, so I am helping out to staff an ...

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An Everlasting Impression

Throughout my time in the fire service, I have come in contact with many other firefighters from across the country, and the majority of which have been at conventions, training sessions, or through my work. While everyone that I come ...

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Product Review: 1st In Leather

1st In Leather Mikey Hillmann wanted a custom leather shield for his fire helmet. Rather than getting online and start searching as most of us would do today, he decided he wanted to make his own. He has turned that ...

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Paying Tribute to Captain Berry

After being transferred to my station last year, I had the idea of having a leather shield made to serve as a tribute to a Captain that was killed in the Line of Duty in 1988. He worked in the ...

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Blowin’ Smoke with Daniel Horton

My name is Daniel Horton. I’m 29 years old and have served 5 years as a Firefighter/EMT-B for the NSA Crane Fire Department and have served 13 years with the Marion Township Rural Volunteer Fire Department in Mitchell, Indiana. There ...

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Provide Mutual Aid to Detroit

The National Firefighter’s Endowment launched their largest campaign to date this morning. As we are all aware of the problems that Detroit Fire is going through, the Detroit Mutual Aid campaign is a  “collaborative” campaign to bring fire nonprofits, groups and ...

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