Archive for September2015

5 Stresses non-firefighters should know…

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We love this job and thank the good fortune that was bestowed upon us that we ARE firefighters. And what’s not to love? We eat like kings, occasionally get paid to sleep and watch TV, have a home away from home and form friendships like no other. It’s as good a life as anybody could […]

A PERSON overdosed

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My Engine Company EMS column at Fire Engineering focuses on responding to opiate overdoses. Just about every firefighter has responded to an opiate overdose, the frequency of these calls is a bit alarming. My take on the subject goes beyond the Narcan and the bag-valve device. I look at the people behind the overdose. I’ve […]

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