Blowin’ Smoke

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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Blowin’ Smoke with Tim Kron

  Tim Kron is a Captain assigned to Quint 2, with the New Albany Fire Department, located in Southern Indiana. He is a father to 3 of the greatest kids in the world. His oldest will be a senior at ...

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Blowin’ Smoke with Matt Flagler

My name is Matt Flagler. I am a father and a Fireman. I am a Lieutenant with the Cincinnati Fire Department. After serving in a variety of roles for the CFD, both operational and administrative, I am currently assigned in ...

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Blowin’ Smoke with Brian Brush

This is one Blowin’ Smoke article I have looked forward to posting for some time now. I first met Brian at FDIC 2012 when I had the chance to climb in his footsteps during the 9/11 Memorial Stair Climb. Since ...

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Blowin’ Smoke with 10seventyfive.com

Blowin’ Smoke is back! This week it features “the anonymous guy that writes for www.10seventyfive.com.” If you haven’t checked out the site, you are missing out. I recently had the chance to meet this blogger at FDIC. The only way I ...

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Blowin’ Smoke with Mark vonAppen

This week’s Blowin’ Smoke article features Captain Mark vonAppen. MARK vonAPPEN, a member of the Palo Alto (CA) Fire Department since 1998, is assigned to the suppression division where he holds the rank of captain.  He is a committee member ...

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