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Got a bad attitude? Do us all a favor and call in sick.

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If you can’t come to work without leaving your crap attitude at home, we don’t want you here, brother, Do us all a favor and call in sick and stay home with Mr. Pissy. Come back when you’re not so sick.

Should EMT’s and firefighters carry guns on the job?

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Increasingly, first responders are suddenly finding ourselves in situations where the scene is not always safe, or becomes unsafe in the blink of an eye. Is it fair to ask us to face these potentially fatal scenarios without lethal weapons?

A Fire Chief Tells His Tragic Story- FF Netcast Stand Down for Behavioral Health- Part 3

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“Those who suffer from mental health challenges, no matter to what degree, are wonderful and courageous people. They are no more weak or responsible for their illnesses than someone who is diagnosed with a terminal physical illness. Their diseases are as real as tumors on an X-ray and need the same support and level of treatment.”

Listen to the Firefighter Netcast’s Stand Down for Behavioral Health- Part 1

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Now more than ever before, we have an incredible amount of new resources with which to assist us as we begin to change our attitudes toward the way we address these behavioral health issues which have always been there, but we were always afraid to confront.

Fire Daily’s 360 Burn Around The Fire Webs

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Police dashcam captures rescue of man from his burning car; suspected drunk driver pulls out in front of a Chicago engine and injures 10 including 4 firefighters; a NH firefighter is headed to the Super Bowl; and some Super Bowl snacking ideas for the firehouse.

Video: Worst Fire Department in the United States?

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Check out this incredible video and play along with me.

Video: Fire officials tell public to “SHUT UP!” at meeting. See how well that went over…

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Will we never learn from what’s happened with subscription-based fire protection in Obion County TN? Watch the three-ring circus which erupts at a Bell County KY public fire meeting caught on tape.

Lighten Up, Francis.

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What will be 2012′s most debated subject in the fire service? Hint: It has nothing to do with who the real Fire Critic is, or who may have fathered him. Sorry to disappoint.

Leave a voicemail letting Firefighter Netcast know what you think about “Pay to Spray” in Obion County TN and elsewhere! Toll free 888-887-8718

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What do you think?
Should the firefighters have put out the fires anyway?
What do you think of this type of fire service funding?
Who is at fault? The homeowner? The firefighters? The administration? The Tea Party? Obama?
We want to hear your comments. Call us toll-free at 1-888-887-8718 and leave your thoughts on our voicemail. We’ll play as many as possible on our next episode of the Firefighter Netcast Show.

Here’s my rant on “Never Forget”. I hope it pisses you off.

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Our heroes are still dying from yesterday and we’re poised to kill them again. Why are we hearing crickets when the bravest deserve roars?

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John Mitchell

Firefighter/Paramedic and a Lieutenant in suburban Chicago

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