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Sid    Posted 10-19-2002 at 21:50:08       [Reply]  [No Email]
Just got back from a fire call, traffic assist at a rollover. Guess who parked his car running with lights flashing and ran out of gas. Yep got home knew I needed to fill up wanted to get some mowing done.I says I ain't going any where tonight I'll do it in the morning. Guess who is going get rassed next meeting if they hold off that long. Well if the shoe was on the other foot I'd be dishing it out too, so gotta take my medicine. Weather is calm beutiful out tonight.


LH    Posted 10-19-2002 at 22:04:46       [Reply]  [No Email]
That stuff happens Sid. Several years ago we jumped in the truck to roll on a grass fire, on the way there the firetruck ran outta gas. The guage was broken and the other calls everyone had gotten into a hurry and forgot to refill the tank. Luckilywe were only dleayed a few seconds while we switched over to the other tank, but it coulda been rela embarrassing.


bob    Posted 10-20-2002 at 06:35:36       [Reply]  [No Email]
I think it,s time to thank our volunteer fire departments without them ins would be unaffordable etc Hats off to the fireman bob


Maggie/TX    Posted 10-20-2002 at 20:29:26       [Reply]  [No Email]
AMEN to that! There just ain't any better folks around than those who are volunteer fire fighters.


I agree    Posted 10-20-2002 at 15:20:37       [Reply]  [No Email]

Fire fighters are a great bunch of people, not just because my son, a son-in law and a grandson are fire fighters but I have great respect for all of them.


Burrhead    Posted 10-20-2002 at 21:27:36       [Reply]  [No Email]
me too.

We have a VFD that is second to none.

Our volunteers have a better arrival average than the staffed firehouse in town has.

Course everbody at the VFD knows every twist in the road and everbody by their real name, nick name or alias.

Them fellers have saved my barns twice and a house once. They saved our church numerous times til the water and electric lines all got rebuilt.


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