Category Archives: WTF?

Keep Calm and Keep Your Fingers Crossed

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Who is responsible for responding to the media in DC? Anyone? Watch the spin from their leaders as this story continues to develop, but then dies on the vine as the DC Fire EMS officials hope it will.

Jack Be Nimble: The Apocalypse That Is East St. Louis IL

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How many firefighters can your CITY turn out to battle a structure fire? East St. Louis IL settles for SIX.

“JUST SEE” VIDEO: Why didn’t anyone stop this firefighter from blowing himself up?

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Remember, it’s NOT the LIQUID part of gasoline which will hurt you……

Illinois firefighters stand idle while man drowns (Video)

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As we look at the policy of an ice rescue, it seems as if some time might be spent looking into a clear and engaging public relations policy which might better manage this horrific tragedy.

Bla Bla Bla. Parroting Sucks. Our Brothers Deserve Much Better.

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Is anyone else sick of reading all the repulsive crap regarding Never Forget? People calling attention to themselves with helmet stickers, t-shirts, tattoos, blogs, facebook posts, me, my, we, etc. It’s a revolting “tribute” to themselves- and most certainly not what the 343 deserve.

Does the 5-second rule apply to a transplant heart? Check out this video…

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The 5-second rule: practiced in fire stations all over the planet and even though many won’t admit it, firefighters and paramedics do it every day. Unless there is video proof…..

Fatal Chicago Hi Rise Fire- If Only…..

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IF ONLY there were a way to alert sleeping residents, automatically confine the fire to its room of origin, get water on it quickly, and make sure the elevators don’t deliver their occupants into hell. Maybe by 2015….

One lump or two? Moline drops the axe on 12 firefighter/paramedics.

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Refusing to consider what Ronald Reagan called “revenue enhancements”, the people of Moline have spoken. Bub-bye to 4-5 firefighter/paramedics PER SHIFT.

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.

The Daily Show and Fire Daily Both Agree: Former Volunteer Firefighter Brian Williams Should Have Reacted Differently

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Today, a video out from the folks over at Comedy Central’s “The Daily Show” shows just how foolish the response was.

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John Mitchell

Firefighter/Paramedic and a Lieutenant in suburban Chicago

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