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    Do you think if we painted all the apparatus a dull grey , took off all the lights and sirens, MAYBE the fire service would quit attracting all of these "special" people ?
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    Weeeellllll anyway, as far as I'm concerned, I don't give a damn about any inconvience to civilians. We own the scene and as much real estate around it as we need. It's not just about backdrafts, it's about some moron running over a firefighter stretching a line or doing a sizeup. Every car ever made in the last 50+ years has a reverse gear. Firefighter safety is the number 1 reason to block off a scene. And the scene in the original run which started this thread was ORDERED blocked by the incident commander.
    This was about a cop doing a stupid thing, and it turned into an LA type ****ing match amongst firefighters. Vinnie, you may be all that, but dude this is still the internet. Chest thumping is kind of a waste here, just let your actions on the job speak for yourself. D, I get your point, it's just kinda out there.
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    Question

    How many fires occur in Culberson or the Murphy NC area each day, week or year?


    Home many calls for service does your department make a year?


    How many incidents resulted in a back draft?


    Have you actually seen a back draft or flashover, other than in a movie, or on YouTube?

    Where were you a member of a career department and for how long?

    You stated that you were in the Air Force but didn't stay long and was discharged. What is an honorable, dis-honorable, medical an undesirable type discharge?

    As other have said most these members have a long heritage of firefighting in their life and family. They know when the bs is spewed and when someone isn't creditable.
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    Ya Know, times change, and folks move on to something else....... I used to be on here more in one day than I am now in a Month. But, I've just realized that I've been missing out on a lot. Among other things, the return of Scarecrow....... No, I don't know much about Backdrafts, Smoke Explosions, BLEVEs, Overpressure Failures, and all those Hazards of our Job. I do know that for the sake of Efficiency, we park our Apparatus near the Fire. In seeking a good location, our Box Alarm fills the Street near the Fire. We don't close the street, but there isn't room for a Bike to get thru either..... Note the irony dripping from my remarks so far.......



    OK, here's the Scoop. Maryland Law states that no one can operate a Vehicle within 500 feet of an Emergency, and/or that no one may drive a vehicle over a Fire Hose in the Roadway. We have the Right to enforce this, BUT, common sense should prevail. We try to work things out to minimize any disruption to traffic, but Safety of our own is the First priority. Second, (I'm Bragging on this one) We have a relationship with the Police that is the Best. No Question. Finding a Police Officer at our place is normal. We basiclly treat them like part of the team, they can wash their cars, use the phone, do reports, get Coffee, same as we do. From time to time they even bring us donuts. Because of this, we simply do not have any problems.......
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    Quote Originally Posted by LVFD301 View Post
    WAIT! I GOT IT GUYS.

    His department does not know what to do with him at a scene. He is "that" guy. No one wants to work with Mr D, so they found a job that he is fully capable of doing, and he does not have to interact with the rest of the department.

    I can see it now. You , Mr D - You go and.... Uh..... Shut the street down. Stay there and make sure it stays shut down. I will come get you when us firefighters are done"
    Here in the eastern part of Pennsylvania and most of New Jersey.....they're called....Fire Police......made up of the old retired guys who wont handle firefighting anymore, and the rejects who can't handle firefighting........
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    Quote Originally Posted by FWDbuff View Post
    Here in the eastern part of Pennsylvania and most of New Jersey.....they're called....Fire Police......made up of the old retired guys who wont handle firefighting anymore, and the rejects who can't handle firefighting........
    Dont insult fire police
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    Quote Originally Posted by GTRider245 View Post
    Mr D.,

    I am assuming you missed the part where Vinnie told you where he works. You are making yourself look like an idiot. Your disputible "13 years" in the fire service does not come close to 13 months in his department.
    I could care less how ling he has been in the service. He is acting like an *** hole. anyone with common sense would know to block the street.

    Quote Originally Posted by GTRider245 View Post
    Being as you have all of these "teams" initially running around your fire scene, what do you guys respond in? A bus?
    Guessing you only have one truck on your department? How sad. We have 4 not to mention most people using their POV.

    Quote Originally Posted by GTRider245 View Post
    Look at any urban, suburban or rural department who assigns riding positions. I promise you won't find Street Blocker Guy on the chalk board anywhere.
    How sad. Guess public concern is not an issue with them then.

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    Oh and thanks for taking the Backdraft quote down. It wasn't correct anyway.
    Actually it was copied directly from the movie word for word.

    Quote Originally Posted by LVFD301 View Post
    WAIT! I GOT IT GUYS.

    His department does not know what to do with him at a scene. He is "that" guy. No one wants to work with Mr D, so they found a job that he is fully capable of doing, and he does not have to interact with the rest of the department.

    I can see it now. You , Mr D - You go and.... Uh..... Shut the street down. Stay there and make sure it stays shut down. I will come get you when us firefighters are done"
    Actually I am part of the ventilation crew. But thanks for playing.


    Quote Originally Posted by ffbam24 View Post
    As a member of Vinnie's department, I would follow him anywhere. (That includes the giant sandbox if I had the opportunity.) Not just by blind faith, but purely in knowing that we will be doing what we need to do and adapting as necessary.
    Awww How sweet. Make sure he has room for you in his bed.

    Quote Originally Posted by ffbam24 View Post
    You know that little quote?
    One in four people is crazy. If your three immediate friends seem normal, then it's you.
    Well **** then, Since no one here seems normal then I must be the only non crazy one here.


    Quote Originally Posted by BigGriffC12 View Post
    Wait..Doesn't Vinny work in the big apple? along with a few others on here? Based on his experience, is he told me fire was purple, and smoke was pink...I would believe him based on his experience. Just saying..
    And that's what gives *** holes like him the feeling they are Gods gift when they are just... well, *** holes.
    Quote Originally Posted by ffbam24 View Post
    Ooooh. I'm so enraptured with how a "good department" works.
    Waitasecond......So....when your teams arrive....instead of actually helping pull lines, ladder the building, securing a water source....2 to 4 people go for a walk????
    Is up to 8 pairs of eyes helping make "lite work" of a sizeup as opposed to helping with the actual physical part of the job?
    How long doe sit take 1 person to walk a property? Now divide that by 2 or 4. Faster size up, faster results. Once again, many hands makelite work.


    Quote Originally Posted by ffbam24 View Post
    You brought it up. But no. None of us said that.
    You're the one with the two sticks. One on your shoulder and the other firmly up your arse.
    Actually I am the only one here that has the balls to stand up for my self. All you other lemmings here just follow the leader.

    Quote Originally Posted by BoxAlarm187 View Post
    Mr D, just quit. The more you try to make Vinnie (an experienced fireman in the largest department in US) look bad, you make yourself look completely foolish. Seriously, you're so close minded to what everyone else is saying that you appear to look like a complete idiot.
    I'M CLOSED MINDED?????? Um.. Ok. I am the only person here that sees LOGIC in blocking the street for safety.

    Quote Originally Posted by BoxAlarm187 View Post
    As it was said before, Vinnie has, and will, do more in a few months than you will in your entire fire service career.
    And yet he remains an *** hole that thinks there is no reason to block a street. he remains a ****** bag that adds words and twist things to what he wants them to say. He remains a moron that thinks he is God's gift to firefighting when he is just a typical dick head that wouldn't know proper safety procedure if it BLEW UP IN HIS FACE.

    Quote Originally Posted by BoxAlarm187 View Post
    I envy the real-world experience that he gets, but am glad he's willing to share his lessons with us so we can do the right thing and go back and educate our peers to keep 'em safe.
    I pity the public near any scene he is on.

    Quote Originally Posted by BoxAlarm187 View Post
    One of the things that I think that you forget that this forum is made up of career, volunteer, and on-paid-on-call members who serve from NYC to the flats of the midwest. We collectively share our experiences and learn from each other. Yet you seem to think you can come on here and enlighten us with stories, anecdotes, and "lessons" that we know are so ridiculous we can't help but call you out on it rather than look the other way.
    One thing you seem to forget is that just because you are from NY don't make you a god damn master know it all. I would hate to see any of you come to this area and fight fires. Most of you would be dead of injured first call. Most of the firefighters around here would consider working in NY a vacation.
    Around here, we actually have to WORK to arrive to a call, work harder to size up a scene, and then the fun starts to attack and contain the fire.

    Quote Originally Posted by BoxAlarm187 View Post
    You live in a county of 25,000 spread over 455 square miles. How many fires are you responding to annually?
    More then enough. How many ACTUAL fires do you respond too? Hell everyone knows that NY has 95% false alarm calls. Wow that takes a lot of skill to drive to a call to turn off the alarm.


    Quote Originally Posted by johnsb View Post
    Weeeellllll anyway, as far as I'm concerned, I don't give a damn about any inconvience to civilians. We own the scene and as much real estate around it as we need. It's not just about backdrafts, it's about some moron running over a firefighter stretching a line or doing a sizeup. Every car ever made in the last 50+ years has a reverse gear. Firefighter safety is the number 1 reason to block off a scene. And the scene in the original run which started this thread was ORDERED blocked by the incident commander.
    This was about a cop doing a stupid thing, and it turned into an LA type ****ing match amongst firefighters. Vinnie, you may be all that, but dude this is still the internet. Chest thumping is kind of a waste here, just let your actions on the job speak for yourself. D, I get your point, it's just kinda out there.
    THANK YOU. Finally someone gets it. Those inconvenienced drivers will get over it.

    Quote Originally Posted by CaptOldTimer View Post
    How many fires occur in Culberson or the Murphy NC area each day, week or year?
    Home many calls for service does your department make a year?
    How many incidents resulted in a back draft?
    It only takes ONE to make you see the need for safety.


    Quote Originally Posted by CaptOldTimer View Post
    Have you actually seen a back draft or flashover, other than in a movie, or on YouTube?
    Yes I have seen both in person.

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    Where were you a member of a career department and for how long?
    Never said I was on a paid department. Never would be either. too much politics and union crap. Are you actually saying that volunteers departments are less qualified then paid?

    Quote Originally Posted by CaptOldTimer View Post
    You stated that you were in the Air Force but didn't stay long and was discharged. What is an honorable, dis-honorable, medical an undesirable type discharge?
    Reading lessons 101 "I joined the Air Force. 2 weeks into basic I was injured and discharged.".

    Not sure what the hell that has to do with anything?


    Quote Originally Posted by CaptOldTimer View Post
    As other have said most these members have a long heritage of firefighting in their life and family. They know when the bs is spewed and when someone isn't creditable.
    Then they need to take another look around because they are spitting more BS then a bull with diarrhea.

    Quote Originally Posted by FWDbuff View Post
    Here in the eastern part of Pennsylvania and most of New Jersey.....they're called....Fire Police......made up of the old retired guys who wont handle firefighting anymore, and the rejects who can't handle firefighting........
    Here we cross train everyone the same. Since we are volunteer, it is nice to have everyone able to do anything. Assignments are issued en route. Each person has task they are specialist in, (ie I am ventilation) but any one can do any task they are assigned to.

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    Skippy - how can you type that with a straight face ? Ill give you credit , you must have had to studied hard to come up with something that stupid.
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    Gotta ask this too there skippy -if you guys are cross trained AKA masters of all ------ why in the black helmet thread do you talk about interior firefighters ? quote (We don't use coats to distinguish since all our stuff is donated 'cept for the interior guys. They get brand new gear. I was just issued newer stuff to replace my older gear.) -
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    Quote Originally Posted by Bones42 View Post
    from mr d himself....

    I moved around a bit and tried to join departments in the areas I lived, but none had any openings. I recently moved back to this area and rejoined my old department again.
    I think this sums it up well. He could not find another volunteer department that would take him. In these days of volunteer departments staffing levels, he could not find anyone to take him?

    Perhaps those departments used a psychiatric exam? And the one back home did not?

    And he is a member of the vent crew. What happens if they don't show up on a fire? Does the walkaround the block crew take over? Or the traffic crew? What about the "put a shine on the stainless crew"
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    Quote Originally Posted by CaptOldTimer View Post
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    You stated that you were in the Air Force but didn't stay long and was discharged. What is an honorable, dis-honorable, medical an undesirable type discharge?
    He fell. And hit his head. HARD.

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    Quote Originally Posted by johnsb View Post
    Weeeellllll anyway, as far as I'm concerned, I don't give a damn about any inconvience to civilians. We own the scene and as much real estate around it as we need. .

    I agree - but I am not blocking the entire street, highway, etc for an alarm call. Nor for a no smoke no fire call. In residential I am going to have a one engine one tanker response for these.

    If I need the road, I will take it, with no problems. Our SO will help us. But they know I will only take it if needed.

    This guy probably takes it for a cat in the tree. In the back 40.

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    Mrs.D.

    My initial response to that absolute claptrap nonsensical Bull Schidt you spread is as follows...BWAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAH AHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAH AHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAH AHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAH AHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHA...

    NO WAIT! Let me reconsider, nah.
    BWAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAH AHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAH AHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAH AHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAH AHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHA!!

    Dude you are a joke. The only one missing that is you.

    I love it when guys like you, that couldn't get a career job if you bribed the entire fire and police commission of any city you wanted to get hired by, claim they don't WANT to be a career firefighter.

    Never said I was on a paid department. Never would be either. too much politics and union crap. Are you actually saying that volunteers departments are less qualified then paid?
    1) We knew you weren't on a career department. It was blatantly obvious from your first post. Too bad you are an embarassment to the volunteer firefighting world with your BS, false bravado and not being smart enough to listen to those that know more than you ever will.

    2) You were right when you said you never would be, I guarantee that. You couldn't possibly shut up long enough to make it through probabtion. You would pop off to the wrong officer and find yourself in the unemployment line. As for the politics and Union crap how could you possibly have any idea about any of that if you have never been a career firefighter. Dude, give it up you are making yourself look like an azz.

    3) There are some VERY good volly/POC FDs, but even as a member of 2 POC FDs I would NEVER, even on our best day, try to say that we were as trained, skilled, and proficient as any big city career FD that runs more fires in a shift cycle than my POC FDs run in a year. Um, to be clear that includes the FDNY you showed so much disdain for.

    You can fool yourself, but you don't fool anyone here, with your bluster.
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    Wife made cake. Anyone want some?

    To the FDNY guys...

    #1 Do you think the Giants can do it again?

    #2 How long do you think Sanchez will be starting?

    #3 Is the Yankee's bullpen deep enough for the post season?

    I am sure someone here is the master of all sports and baseball thought since he played pro for awhile...

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    Quote Originally Posted by LVFD301 View Post
    I think this sums it up well. He could not find another volunteer department that would take him. In these days of volunteer departments staffing levels, he could not find anyone to take him?
    No *** hole. The departments have full rosters. And WTF do you mean "these days of volunteer departments staffing levels" Your department having problems keeping staff? We have full staff in all area departments and even have to turn people away.

    Quote Originally Posted by LVFD301 View Post
    I agree - but I am not blocking the entire street, highway, etc for an alarm call. Nor for a no smoke no fire call. In residential I am going to have a one engine one tanker response for these.
    What a shame. I bet your scenes just crawl with civilians since no one has the common sense to block the scene.

    Quote Originally Posted by LVFD301 View Post
    This guy probably takes it for a cat in the tree. In the back 40.
    *shakes head* you really are a dumb *** aren't you? Where the hell in this thread as anyone mentioned doing this for anything less then a FIRE CALL? Damn you people just love to twist things, add words, and make **** up as you go along don't you.




    Quote Originally Posted by FyredUp View Post
    Mrs.D.

    My initial response to that absolute claptrap nonsensical Bull Schidt you spread is as follows...BWAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAH AHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAH AHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAH AHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAH AHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHA...
    And the head *** hole ****** bag arrives.






    It is so pathetic that most of you even have the nerve to call yourselves public servants. You show in this one thread that you lack concern for public safety. that you lack concern for your fellow firefighters safety. That you think you know every ****ing thing when all you really know if your own little block. You ignore VIDEO PROOF of the need for blocking a scene. And since such proof obviously made you feel as stupid as you appear, you thn turn to childish attacks.

    I hope. I REALLY HOPE WITH ALL MY HEART AND SOUL that every single one of you fail to block a scene and that someone gets hurt. ONLY THEN will you see and learn.

    Remember the saying, it takes 3 people to die at an intersection before they put up a traffic light. WHY WAIT? You know the intersection is dangerous, Take preventative steps.



    Since most of you will NEVER understand that and you all are just going to act like a bunch of FyredUp dick heads, then I leave you to you world where nothing ever goes wrong. I will live in the REAL world where we take precautions to keep people safe.

    Damn I bet the hospitals around you areas are busy when you respond to calls.

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    Quote Originally Posted by lexfd5 View Post
    Wife made cake. Anyone want some?

    To the FDNY guys...

    #1 Do you think the Giants can do it again?

    #2 How long do you think Sanchez will be starting?

    #3 Is the Yankee's bullpen deep enough for the post season?

    I am sure someone here is the master of all sports and baseball thought since he played pro for awhile...
    Ask Vinnie, he is the master of everything. He has been everywhere, and done everything. He is the #1 guru on all things in the universe. You know, since he has been on a department for so long.

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    Wait...how are you are on the "Ventilation Crew" if you're just now taking classes for it? Have you even completed any FF1/Entry level courses? Here's your little Gem from the "Rookie Volunteer Training Burn" thread:

    My first (and last) burn house was a blast. Was my first lesson in vertical venting. House was burning and they sent me and the chief to the roof to cut a hole with an axe. Funny thing is that was 12 years ago and I am just now taking ventilation training at the college.

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    Quote Originally Posted by lexfd5 View Post
    Wife made cake. Anyone want some?

    To the FDNY guys...

    #1 Do you think the Giants can do it again?
    I'm a Jets fan, but never was a Giants hater...but I don't think they can do it again this year....they may get close though....

    #2 How long do you think Sanchez will be starting?
    Way too much hype over him and Tebow...they both are not very good...everyone's figured Tebow out...and they only need to wait for a clutch play for Sanchez to be intercepted.....but as a Jets fan...we are used to disappointment...

    #3 Is the Yankee's bullpen deep enough for the post season?
    BABA-BOOEY!!! BABA-BOOEY!!!! GO METS! HOWARD STERN RULES!

    I don't think the bullpen maters as much as A-Rod choking when it counts!


    ps what kind of cake?


    pss....anyone else get the feeling that this is scarecrow reincarnate?
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    There are 14 departments in our rural area, all volunteer. Sadly our department is the "redheaded step child" of them all.
    Gee from you nonsense postings we NEVER would have guessed your department is FUBAR.....

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    Quote Originally Posted by ATFDFF View Post
    Wait...how are you are on the "Ventilation Crew" if you're just now taking classes for it? Have you even completed any FF1/Entry level courses? Here's your little Gem from the "Rookie Volunteer Training Burn" thread:

    ,,,wait...you mean he's a fraud? A fake? and a Lair?......no way!
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    Hey Mr. D.. remember this post?
    I am new to this forum and was happy to find a place I could join other brothers and sisters to talk and relax. I looked around for a while and then decided to make my first few postings. Now for whatever reason, things got out of hand. Some people didn't like something I said or something I posted or whatever and things turned sour from there. I can not make any one here like me or like everything I post no more then I can make myself like everything that is posted here. But that is what online communities are about, diversity.

    Some people here think that I am "just some kid" or whatever. I may be young and I am sure that to a lot of you older guys and gals I am a kid. But I have been through and done a lot in my few short years of life. One thing I have learned is to stand up and be a man and admit when I am wrong. So I admit that I did wrong on this forum. When some people made smart *** comments about my post or photos or whatever, I should have just ignored it. It was very childish of me to retaliate. There was no excuses for it. Having a bad few days, whatever. That's not the forums problem and I should not have brought it in here.


    So to help start anew Let me take a step back and refresh things a bit.

    Hello. I am Mr. D. I got this user/nick name because I have an interest in vintage 1920'30's life. So this is my persona when I attend swing and jazz events.

    I am 33 years old, high school grad. Originally from Orlando, FL, I now reside in North Carolina. I am married with a 5 year old son and a 3 month old daughter. I have many hobbies other then the ones listed above, such as model railroading, railfanning, automotive, and movies.

    I went to college for an automotive degree, however one semester shy of finishing, the school dropped the course.

    My firefighting career started when I was a Sr. in high school in 1999. I joined as a Jr firefighter along with my GF at the time on her uncles department. When she and I split up, I left the department and joined another closer to me. After I graduated, I joined the Air Force. 2 weeks into basic I was injured and discharged. I moved around a bit and tried to join departments in the areas I lived, but none had any openings. I recently moved back to this area and rejoined my old department again.

    There are 14 departments in our rural area, all volunteer. Sadly our department is the "redheaded step child" of them all. We are working hard to change that appearance. I am working hard to help bring us into the 21st century, with even small steps like a FB page and web site. We have 21 members, 3 of which are first responders.

    I joined the department because I love the job. I respond to all calls so that I can learn as much as I can. I take great pride in being a firefighter, as I am sure all of you do as well. It's not about the glory. It's about the feeling inside you get. That is why I don't see negative in things like my signature image. To me it's just a pride thing. I am sorry if it offends some.

    We are all brothers and sister in this world wide family. We should not be fighting each other. I understand how I appeared to some as a newbie FF kid. I get it. But that's not my intention. I am all about doing things the right way and the safe way, and following all rules.



    So in closing (as it is 3:10 am and I am tiered), I hope you all can take this to heart and forgive a new guy for jumping the gun. We are all human.

    My most humblest apologizes to those that I wronged in here and others that had to witness the events, and to the administration for causing disruption in your house.

    Thank You.

    -Mr. D
    You have reverted back to being an @$$hat. Don't bother apologizing again... your true colors have been exposed. To paraphrase your new signature...

    "Funny thing about firefighter web forums. Night and day, there's still an a-hole thinking he can go head to head with real firemen....
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    Quote Originally Posted by ATFDFF View Post
    Wait...how are you are on the "Ventilation Crew" if you're just now taking classes for it? Have you even completed any FF1/Entry level courses? Here's your little Gem from the "Rookie Volunteer Training Burn" thread:
    Ever heard of OJT????

    Quote Originally Posted by ATFDFF View Post
    Gee from you nonsense postings we NEVER would have guessed your department is FUBAR.....
    You do know that the red headed step child, though treated like crap, is the better of the children. Why? Because they are not rude little a-holes and they follow the rules and do things right.

    Quote Originally Posted by VinnieB View Post
    ,,,wait...you mean he's a fraud? A fake? and a Lair?......no way!
    Wait, you mean your an a-hole, a D-bag, a D-head?... No Way!

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    Quote Originally Posted by DeputyChiefGonzo View Post
    Hey Mr. D.. remember this post?
    Yes I do. do you remember "But that is what online communities are about, diversity."

    Guess not. Guess that anyone not in the heard gets bashed for their beliefs. Guess anyone that thinks safety is important is considered a rookie or a noob. Guess NONE of you have ever had anyone tell you that you are not God's gift and that you need to knock the chip off your shoulders. Well, guess what. I WILL TELL YOU THAT. Don't like it. Then get over yourself.


    Quote Originally Posted by DeputyChiefGonzo View Post
    You have reverted back to being an @$$hat. Don't bother apolgizing again... your true colors have been exposed. To paraphrase your new signature...
    I am not apologizing for any thing. You all are the *** hats here. My true colors are that I will not be a lemming to your clique. I will speak my mind and tell you that you are full of **** about not needing to block of a fire scene. I will tell you that you are dumb asses for seeing no danger in the videos I posted and I will tell you that you are **** poor excuses of firefighters for thinking any differently.

    As for my signature. It is aimed at people like YOU, Fyredup, Vinnie and the rest of the clowns here.

    I really, REALLY feel sorry for your departments for having to deal with people like you. Around here, people learn from stuff. they learn that a fire scene is dangerous and that keeping the public away is best. I guess you just invite the public in, hand them a hose and say "Go at it".






    P.S. Vinnie. Since your very first comment was about my comment "Boom... Back draft" where you laughed. Then I posted a video of a back draft going boom. How does that crow taste? Guess God's gift to firefighting has never seen a back draft.

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    Anyone else here have issues with their local PDs? We did way back when....mostly with Highway and ESU..., guys where getting locked up at scenes and fist fights, mostly because at the time the cops where trying to take over all emergency incidents. We have established a unified command system which defines who controls what...now for the most part it is followed, we still have cops parking on hydrants...which I don't think they do on purpose..its usually the only place to pull into and they are thinking they are getting out of the way. I've noticed they sit on the corner now and let us in first...at least in my section of Manhattan they do.....but in the case of high viability incidents, that's where we have the issues.
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    Ya know I think it is funny as hell that someone mentions that I need to learn from more experienced firefighters on this board. Yest when an issue like this comes up. instead of LEARNING from it and seeing that "hey maybe it would be a good idea to consider blocking scenes for safety." You all just think "He's a noob and don't know what he is talking about, lets bash him." So how about taking you own advice and LEARN SOMETHING NEW. It don't matter if I have been on the department for 12 years or 12 days. Things I have seen has taught me to BE SAFE. I guess paid departments don't need to be safe. They get life insurance and stuff if they die, so what the hell.

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