Tag Archives: Fire

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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Reflections of Our Past

For the past several months, I have been working on a very large project with the Employee Recognition Committee at work. While every member of the department was aware that we had lost four of our members in the Line ...

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Steady Progress

When I first started ModelCityFirefighter.com, I wasn’t sure what would come out of it. I have usually had topics to right about as different events/incidents occur. I feel like things are coming along great here on the site. I am ...

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Competing With The Best

This is the third part of Brian Edwards’ story about competing with the best in the business during his travels across the country. He also outlines his upcoming events that he is scheduled to participate in this year. In the first article, Brian ...

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Becoming An Athlete

This is the second part of Brian Edwards’ story about setting out on a journey to become a career firefighter. In the first article, Brian talked about starting his diet after realizing he had to become “firefighter fit.” Click here ...

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Professionalism in the Fire Service

Professionalism means acting appropriately and in a manner that is acceptable and careful. Applied to the fire service, a professional is not whether or not you are paid or volunteer. That is a topic that often brings out the most ...

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