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How Dare You!-We Can No Longer Tolerate Incompetence!

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By: Captain Steve Heidbreder As many of you may have done over the Father’s Day weekend, I spent some time thinking about the day and what it means to me as a father. I reflected on my own Father, my Step-Dad, my Grandfathers, and those that were a father figure in my life. I then looked at myself […]

Help, Santa’s On Fire

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This is what happens when you travel faster than the speed of light.  Let’s hope they got him put out before the presents burned.  Have a Merry Christmas and stay safe.

More Candles

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More candles, look at the draped chairs right next to the candles. Again, right in the aisle that will serve as an egress aisle in the event of an emergency. I don’t see sprinklers on the ceiling, although they could be there, but someone could be badly burned before a spinkler head would activate.  Just […]

Walking on Fire

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Okay, does this cause panic in anybody else? What I see here is some very bad decision making. Most codes would not allow this. First, the hanging streamers I’m sure are not class A finishes. Second, the candles are all in the aisles which are part of the means of egress. You have to really […]

It’s a COLD Charlie Brown Christmas!

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We are getting ready to come back to MO from TN and I wanted to post these pictures.  If you get the chance and want to see something a little different but really cool, go to Opryland resort in Nashville and see “It’s a Charlie Brown Christmas” from ICE. All of the sculptures and slides are […]

Deep Fried Turkeys

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[youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fF7MtfDDp6A] Over the next few days I will be posting some videos of the people who keep us firefighters busy over the holidays. I am sure we will all run into some of these deep fried turkeys in the coming weeks.