Blowin’ Smoke

Blowin’ Smoke with Isaac Frazier

This version of Blowin’ Smoke features a friend and fellow brother in the fire service that I have followed online for quite some time. He is the owner of Tactical Advantage Training, and offers the “real world” version in his training ...

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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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Pride. Honor. Integrity.

As I was viewing a few videos online this morning, I came across a video titled, “Welcome to the Fire Service” by Rick Lasky. While I haven’t had the pleasure to attend the seminar, “Pride and Ownership,” I have been ...

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Blowin’ Smoke with Kevin Shea (FDNY)

ModelCityFirefighter.com’s newest article of Blowin’ Smoke features Kevin Shea, a retired firefighter from FDNY. We are very excited about this Blowin’ Smoke article and grateful for the opportunity to interview Shea on the site. I had the pleasure of meeting ...

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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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Blowin’ Smoke with Troy Maness

My name is Troy Maness and I live in East Helena, Montana. I have been in the fire service for 24 years. I am currently serving as an Engineer with the Fort Harrison VA Fire Department (Paid/8 years), Asst. Chief/Training ...

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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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