Firefighter Fitness

Product Review: Blast Mask

BlastMask recently contacted The Model City Firefighter about completing a product review of their product. As any of my frequent visitors know, I recognize the importance of physical fitness in the fire service. Although I was not familiar with the ...

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Welcome to The Family

There are a few monumental events throughout your career that will always stand out above others. Even though I may not have realized it at the time, the day I graduated recruit school was a very big day. At the ...

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Making A Difference…One Step at a Time

Several times a year, my travels take me to events throughout the country where the National Fallen Firefighter’s Foundation is hosting one of their 9/11 Memorial Stair Climbs. Each show or event that I attend, I always try to make ...

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Interactions with Kids While on the Job

Since coming on the job seven years ago, I would like to think that I have changed in several ways. One, I know that I have realized the importance of physical fitness and how much of an impact it can have on my ability to perform on the job. I would also like to think that I have expanded my knowledge base for this career that requires a state of constant learning. As the days click by, I have also realized the importance of a positive interaction with children and the community.

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