Blog Award!

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Blog Award Bernice, from I Just call it as I See It has given me quite the nod with this award. If you haven’t been over to Bernice’s blog, make sure you stop by. The rules are as follows:1.You have to pick five blogs that you consider deserve this award in terms of creativity, design, […]


I owe a big thanks to Nancy Perry and Heather Caspi from EMS Magazine, Firehouse and EMSResponder. Not only did they review my book back in February but the August, 2008issue features this post from my blog as the first blog featured in their new section featuring the best EMS Blogs on the internet. As […]

Paramedic Supermonkey

I was just scanning my bloglist, Paramedic Supermonkey has quite a story to tell. Click on the title of this post to go there. « ? EmergiBlogs # »

LODD, Tiverton

Condolences to the Leduc family. Rest in peace, brother. To the end, firefighter spent his life trying to help others 08:30 AM EDT on Tuesday, August 5, 2008 By Amanda MilkovitsJournal Staff Writer Members of the Tiverton Fire Department come to shore after searching Stafford Pond yesterday for a missing boater. At right is Tiverton […]

9-11 speech at Providence Public Safety headquarters

It is vitally important that we come together on this date to honor those who lost their lives on September 11th, 2001. It’s hard to believe, but six years have passed, and though the memorials have grown smaller, the painful memories are easier to bear. Some people prefer to block it from their minds, act […]

Elusive Hummingbird

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Using the technologically advanced 2003 Verizon “Flip Phone,” famed nature photographer Micheal Morse captured this magnificent shot of the elusive Backyard Hummingbird. “I had to stake out the position,: explains Morse, “right next to the refrigerator and food closet.” When asked if all of the waiting was worth it, Morse explains, “Look at the shot. […]

Lt. Pagano

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I worked with Lt. James Pagano’s father for a few years, back in the eighties. I didn’t know Lt. Pagano, but if he was anything like his father, we have lost a true gentleman. Rest in Peace, Brother Pagano, my condolences to the family. May 22, 2008For slain firefighter, a line out the door at […]


He died last night, fell off the side of his bed, tipped a lamp over and died on the floor. He was an old man, from the looks of things lived a simple life. His possessions were few, modest furniture, not a lot of clothes, just the necessities. We stood there after pronouncing him dead […]

Emergency Response for the Mentally Ill

The blinds separated, leaving an inch of blackness between them. Somewhere in the darkness two eyes peered out; they saw me, I couldn’t see them. “Rescue 1 to fire alarm, do you have a callback number?” “Stand by.” We stood on the snow-covered doorstep. No sounds came from inside. I knocked again. Nothing. “Rescue 1?” […]

Screaming Eagles/Hells Angels

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The view from the ramp of the Messer Street Fire Station, home of the Screaming Eagles, Engine 8 Tower Ladder 2 and Battallion 2. The Hells Angels are actually pretty good neighbors. « ? EmergiBlogs # »

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