More fires may have been fought here than in the entire city
The image from the article below has me thinking that so much of our culture, our conversation, is developed around the kitchen table. The wealth of informal education and a great deal of humor surrounds our meals.The FireRescue Magazine article "Camaraderie in the Firehouse" by Stephen Marsar (I know, I know…) talks about how face-to-face conversation can make a big difference in the attitudes in your house.
So let us know how your house is a "firehouse" and not just a place to work. Send us photos of your shift, your crew at the kitchen table, to our Facebook page. Capture a meal, a discussion, a drill, whatever happens at the table that says "this is the best job in the world!" Be sure to share some details and we'll post them on the site.
Thanks, and "Expect Fire"
Bill Carey is the daily news and blog manager for PennWell Public Safety Group (FireRescue Magazine/Firefighter Nation, JEMS and LawOfficer sites.) Bill also manages the FireEMSBlogs.com network and is a former volunteer lieutenant with the Hyattsville Volunteer Fire Department in Prince George's County, Maryland.
Also on Backstep Firefighter …
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- Jacksonville Working:
Helmet Cam Video from First-Due Nozzleman – May 15, 2013
- Arlington, VA Working:
Old Fire, Fresh Video – June 6, 2013
- Indianapolis Working:
Helmet Cam Video, First-Due at Apartment Fire – May 17, 2013
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