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Old 07-01-2013, 08:20 AM
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!9 Firefighters have perished in the wildfires in Arizona. Lets keep them & families in our thoughts & prayers.
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Old 07-01-2013, 08:51 AM
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Good post Chris, with you on that!!
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Old 07-01-2013, 09:05 AM
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X2 being a retired vol FF of 21 years I always said I would take a structure fire over a wildland fire anyday of the week. Wildland fires are so dangerous it only takes a slight wind change to make your day go bad not to mention falling debris & everything else.
fighting a Structure Fire is like having the best equipment in a war
Wildland Fire is like hand to hand combat
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Old 07-01-2013, 03:18 PM
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Prayers to all the families affected by the wildfires...
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Old 07-02-2013, 02:09 AM
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prayers for the families of the lost firefighters. I know wildfires or not fun. MY dad was a VF and chief when he called it quits after being burned from the waist down 3 degree. he responded to a crash on I-75 and the people had gas in anti-freeze jugs and one of then blew open and sprayed him.after he got over that he just ran the first responder EMT truck until he retired from fire fighting. I ran the trucks with him for the last few yearsuntil he went to the EMT truck. Fire is a BAD thing
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Old 07-02-2013, 09:05 AM
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I heard all this on the news... how horrible. Treat these guys like our soldiers,, they died protecting our citizens.
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Old 07-02-2013, 10:46 AM
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Treat these guys like our soldiers,, they died protecting our citizens.
Very true. They are heros as much as any other.
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