Monthly Archives: February 2014

Product Review: J5 Firelids

This product review is on a very unique and useful product that helps provide comfort to firefighters every time they step on the rig. The J5 Firelids are comfortable replacement pads for your fire helmet. It isn’t that the stock ...

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“Boys ‘Round Here”

Yeah the boys ’round here Drinking that ice cold beer Talkin’ ’bout girls, talkin’ ’bout trucks Runnin’ them red dirt roads out, kicking up dust” -Blake Shelton This weekend, I had the chance to travel up the road to the ...

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The Model City Hires Three “Probies”

SPECIAL DELIVERY: This morning three probies were delivered to our Central Headquarters, and have now been officially sworn in. In all seriousness, this morning, the city of Kingsport swore in three new probationary firefighters at Headquarters on Island Street. The ...

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Blowin’ Smoke with Chief John Salka

This edition of Blowin’ Smoke on The “Model City” Firefighter features FDNY (Retired) Battalion Chief John Salka. Battalion Chief John Salka served for 33 years with the FDNY and was the Battalion Commander of the 18th battalion in the Bronx. ...

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