Archive for July2020

Firemen

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Thank you Scott Ellis! The firefighters I worked with and write about are among the kindest, fiercest, accepting and dignified people I have ever met, this story from Scott makes me proud to part of the fire service . . . Several years ago my wife Trish and I had a nice weekend roaming Connecticut’s […]

Because we were Firemen

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A new guy had a fat chance of grabbing overtime on the 4th of July, most of the spots were taken by the senior firefighters. Provdence used to man two task forces then, each consisting of two engine  companies and a ladder truck. Ten or twelve men, one engine to pump, one to feed and […]

Ready or Not, Here Comes 4th of July

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A new guy had a fat chance of grabbing overtime on the 4th of July, most of the spots were taken by the senior firefighters. Provdence used to man two task forces then, each consisting of two engine companies and a ladder truck. Ten or twelve men, one engine to pump, one to feed and […]