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    Default Clayton County (GA) Captain makes a grab...

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    CLAYTON COUNTY, Ga. -
    A Clayton County fire captain put his own safety in jeopardy and ran into a burning building to rescue a trapped child.

    Arianna Singleton, 11, is autistic and was trapped in her family's apartment at Laurel Park on Highway 85 last Friday night. Clayton County Fire Capt. Terry Page arrived before other firefighters.

    "Everybody was frantic. It was like a TV show -- running around crazy. Everybody screaming, busting out windows," Page said.

    The crowd panicked because Arianna's screams stopped. Without thinking of his own safety, Capt. Page grabbed his air pack and rushed in.

    "The smoke had already banked down to the floor," Page said. "You find a wall and you start going and start searching with your arms, and your feet, legs and just kicking around screaming, but she never answered me."

    The veteran firefighter finally found Arianna's unconscious body, but realized he had another problem. While he had looked for the child, Page dropped his radio his only lifeline to talk to other firefighters.

    With every second counting and the fire raging, the captain made a run for it.

    "I just wrapped her up and ducked and ran," said Page.

    A few minutes later, Arianna starting coughing and Page knew the rescue was a success.

    Arianna's mother, Christy Nalbandian, is forever grateful.

    "I can't not say thank you enough. He saved my baby and I'm forever in debt for that," she said.

    Once firefighters arrived on the scene, they were also able to rescue the family's pregnant dog.
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    Very cool.

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    A proud day in Clayton County. Good save Cap.
    The fire service is about service to our fellow man.
    There is a trust that must not be broken and we are the keepers of that trust.
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    Outstanding!!!

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    thumbs up -----
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    Wow! Service before self. What a concept.
    Crazy, but that's how it goes
    Millions of people living as foes
    Maybe it's not too late
    To learn how to love, and forget how to hate

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    Personal choices.
    Train to fight the fires you fight.

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    Quote Originally Posted by LaFireEducator View Post
    Personal choices.
    Go away. You weren't mentioned, you have nothing of value to add, you can't even say nice grab. Just go away.
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    Quote Originally Posted by LaFireEducator View Post
    Personal choices.
    Correct choice.

    Nowhere were you mentioned or baited into answering, yet you chimed in with your deficient line of thinking. You truly are a narcisstic egomaniac, aren't you?
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    Quote Originally Posted by DeputyChiefGonzo View Post
    Correct choice.

    Nowhere were you mentioned or baited into answering, yet you chimed in with your deficient line of thinking. You truly are a narcisstic egomaniac, aren't you?
    Yes he is. He has REPEATEDLY said he will not comment on topics unless he is mentioned or has something of value to add. But then again, he has proven he has trouble with the truth.
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    Well done Brother!
    "I am an aggressive firefighter, and that is not an apology."

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    Quote Originally Posted by FyredUp View Post
    Go away. You weren't mentioned, you have nothing of value to add, you can't even say nice grab. Just go away.
    That is going to be my only comment.

    The rookies need to know that everything we do in this job is a personal choice, and not a set in stone obligation. And it's perfectly acceptable to choose not to act.

    Have fun with this thread.
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    Quote Originally Posted by LaFireEducator View Post
    That is going to be my only comment.
    I doubt it... your pathetic need for attention will keep you coming back.

    The rookies need to know that everything we do in this job is a personal choice, and not a set in stone obligation. And it's perfectly acceptable to choose not to act.
    Which "rookies" do you speak of? Certainly not the ones who train to do the job in career, call and volunteer fire departments all over this great nation.

    If this fire had happened in one of your FD's, and you were first on scene, the family would be planning a funeral right now because of your failure to act and cowardice. You wouldn't have the testicular fortitude to face the family of the child died and tell them that "I am more important than your child".


    Have fun with this thread.
    This thread was started to recognize the heroic efforts of Captain Terry Page, not for you to spew your warped view of the Fire Service.
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    Quote Originally Posted by LaFireEducator View Post
    That is going to be my only comment.

    The rookies need to know that everything we do in this job is a personal choice, and not a set in stone obligation. And it's perfectly acceptable to choose not to act.

    Have fun with this thread.
    The truth is other than your idiotic duck in and peak, this kid would be DEAD if this happened in your vfd's area. Your absolutely pathetic need to rationalize YOUR personal failure to act and your vfd's inability to act, and your narcissistic need to be in the spotlight, even when being called all the things you have been called, speaks volumes about your lack of character.

    You have said when you have nothing to say you will say nothing...sadly you couldn't even keep your word on that. You have become boring, predictable. pathetic, and meaningless.
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    Quote Originally Posted by FyredUp View Post
    Wow! Service before self. What a concept.
    Sorry FyrdUp, but I believe this WAS aimed directly at LAFE.

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    Quote Originally Posted by LaFireEducator View Post
    That is going to be my only comment.

    The rookies need to know that everything we do in this job is a personal choice, and not a set in stone obligation. And it's perfectly acceptable to choose not to act.

    Have fun with this thread.
    Joining the fire service was the personal choice. Obligation to the fire service was part of the choice.
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    I would urge everyone to note the part about the people running around and breaking out windows. This can hurt more than it helps, depending on conditions.

    Nice grab, Cap!

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    Quote Originally Posted by captnjak View Post
    Sorry FyrdUp, but I believe this WAS aimed directly at LAFE.
    You can believe what ever you want, it doesn't make it true.

    Too many today seem to believe the citizens are there for us and not the other way around. Sadly, La is NOT the only firefighter I know that won't raise a finger unless they are being paid to do so.
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    Quote Originally Posted by FyredUp View Post
    You can believe what ever you want, it doesn't make it true.

    Too many today seem to believe the citizens are there for us and not the other way around. Sadly, La is NOT the only firefighter I know that won't raise a finger unless they are being paid to do so.
    Yeah, but how many of them are reading this forum?

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    Quote Originally Posted by captnjak View Post
    Yeah, but how many of them are reading this forum?
    So captnjak, captain or not, who is a big city firefighter or not, is every comment you post directed AT someone?

    Frankly, you seem to have had a hard on for me since you got here. Enjoy. If you want to defend the idiocy that is LA go right ahead. But your dumb azz implication that my post above is about LA is just ridiculous and not true.
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    Quote Originally Posted by FyredUp View Post
    You can believe what ever you want, it doesn't make it true.

    Too many today seem to believe the citizens are there for us and not the other way around. Sadly, La is NOT the only firefighter I know that won't raise a finger unless they are being paid to do so.
    34 years as a volunteer.

    Yup you're right .... I won't lift a finger unless I'm paid.
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    Quote Originally Posted by FyredUp View Post
    The truth is other than your idiotic duck in and peak, this kid would be DEAD if this happened in your vfd's area. Your absolutely pathetic need to rationalize YOUR personal failure to act and your vfd's inability to act, and your narcissistic need to be in the spotlight, even when being called all the things you have been called, speaks volumes about your lack of character.

    You have said when you have nothing to say you will say nothing...sadly you couldn't even keep your word on that. You have become boring, predictable. pathetic, and meaningless.
    Yes, he would.

    As tragic and unfortunate as it would be, yes, he would.

    Entering a structure alone without a handline, even if equipped with PPE and SCBA as this member apparently was, simply sets up an even worse situation as the first in engine may now have to rescue the original victim plus the member.

    Simply not worth it.
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    Quote Originally Posted by LaFireEducator View Post
    Yes, he would.

    As tragic and unfortunate as it would be, yes, he would.

    Entering a structure alone without a handline, even if equipped with PPE and SCBA as this member apparently was, simply sets up an even worse situation as the first in engine may now have to rescue the original victim plus the member.

    Simply not worth it.
    Ah...excuse me. Because of the Captain's actions there is a child who is alive who, otherwise, wouldn't be. I think that just might be the Webster's Unabridged definition of 'Worth It'
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    Quote Originally Posted by LaFireEducator View Post
    34 years as a volunteer.

    Yup you're right .... I won't lift a finger unless I'm paid.
    You said you wouldn't act because you wouldn't be covered by Worker's Compensation, hence being paid if injured. Man, I love it when I can use your own words to shove it down your throat.
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    Quote Originally Posted by LaFireEducator View Post
    Yes, he would.

    As tragic and unfortunate as it would be, yes, he would.

    Entering a structure alone without a handline, even if equipped with PPE and SCBA as this member apparently was, simply sets up an even worse situation as the first in engine may now have to rescue the original victim plus the member.

    Simply not worth it.
    Blah Blah Blah, done everyday in this country by real firefighters, paid and volunteer.
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