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post #1 of 9 (permalink) Old 07-27-2011, 08:10 AM Thread Starter
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Are You a Firefighter?

Hey all,

SHINKS07SS and I have been talking about firefighting as we both are firefighters in Wisconsin. Just curious to see if anyone else here is a firefighter?

I am a Volunteer firefighter with my local department for just over 2 years; I have seen my fair share of automobile accidents, and house fires.

Post if you are a firefighter or have a blood-relative that is.

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post #2 of 9 (permalink) Old 07-27-2011, 03:22 PM
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My brother and my father are/were both volunteer firefighters. My dad was a volunteer firefighter for 10 years in the old town we lived in, and is now an honorary member. My brother has been on our town's volunteer fire department for about 5 years now, and is looking at attending the fire school in Vermillion to make a career out of it.

I have nothing but the utmost and greatest respect for anyone who take this position. You guys are completely amazing.

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I have a cousin who is going to be taking a training program at a community college so he can become one.

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post #4 of 9 (permalink) Old 07-28-2011, 10:13 PM
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My dad is and Im in the process of becoming one

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post #5 of 9 (permalink) Old 07-29-2011, 06:22 PM
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My Grandpa and Uncle in Ohio are both Volunteer firefighters. My uncle was actually featured on America's Most Wanted's Hometown Heroes show when they first did this. He saved a young boy from a burning building with the aid of a thermal imaging camera. He still sees this kid once a year and keeps in touch through email and stuff.

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post #6 of 9 (permalink) Old 07-29-2011, 09:37 PM Thread Starter
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That is neat, I like that.
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post #7 of 9 (permalink) Old 08-30-2011, 08:58 PM
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firefighting FTMFW!!!!

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esp in WI ;) lol

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post #8 of 9 (permalink) Old 08-31-2011, 01:16 PM
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Yup, and on the county Hazmat team.
post #9 of 9 (permalink) Old 08-31-2011, 02:11 PM
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My stepdad was a volunteer FF for years in the town he and my mom live in in NY. I remember the radio thing that calls came through on always being on top of our fridge so it could be heard anywhere in the house, day or night.

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