Recent Calls
Sat. Sep 19th 2020
1752 - Fire Station 27 was dispatched to 33 Slalom Way for alarms ringing.
Fri. Sep 18th 2020
1653 hours - Fire Station 27 and 34 were dispatched to Mountain RD and Possinger DR for a tree on wires. 1700 hours - With 27-S-1 on the scene. After a size up, Station 34 was returned.There was a mot...
Wed. Sep 16th 2020
1427 hours - Fire Stations 27 and 34 were dispatched to 258 High Pass Way for alarms ringing.
Wed. Sep 16th 2020
1159 hours - Fire Stations 34 and 27 with EMS unit 922 were dispatched to RT 611 and Brookdale RD for a motor vehicle accident with entrapment. Caller reports vehicle was sideswiped and went off the r...
Tue. Sep 15th 2020
1612 hours - Fire Station 27 and EMS units 922 and 925 were dispatched to the area of 2054 RT 715 for a motor vehicle accident. Vehicle rear ended another vehicle with minor injuries.
News Headlines
Sat. Jan 1st 2005
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The attached is from the quarterly book that was published in January - March 2005
What is a Firefighter?

What is a Firefighter?

He is the guy next door - a man's man with the memory

of a little boy. He has never gotten over the excitement

of engines and sirens and danger.

He is a guy like you and me with wants and worries and

unfulfilled dreams.

Yet he stands taller than most of us.

He is a firefighter.

He puts it all on the line when the bell rings.

A firefighter is at once the most fortunate and the least

fortunate of men.

He is a man who saves lives because he has seen too

much death.

He is a gentle man because he has seen the awesome

power of violence out of control.

He is responsive to a child's laughter because his arms

have held too many small bodies that will never laugh

again.

He is a man who appreciates the simple pleasures of life

- hot coffee held in numb, unbending fingers - a warm

bed for bone and muscle compelled beyond feeling - the

camaraderie of brave men - the divine peace and selfless

service of a job  well done in the name of all men.

He doesn't wear buttons or wave flags or shout

obscenities.

When he marches, it is to honor a fallen comrade.

He doesn't preach the brotherhood of man.

He lives it.

Author Unknown

 

  Taken from the 50th Anniversary Add Journal 2002

 

This poem goes back a long way and a time when only boys were though of being firefighters. In today's world we do have girls that have become firefighters and officers.

May God Bless Them All...

 


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