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  1. #1
    wrongWAY
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    Question Will You Help A Student With A Project Part II?

    Let me say THANK YOU to everyone that helped our local student with her occupational studies project part one. Her class and her instructor were very impressed with your answers and enjoyed your humor so much that they have asked me to post a part 2! Please complete the follwing sentence:

    "Always ........."

    Thanks for all your help!


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    SFD161
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    Always let the chief think it was his idea if you want to get something implemented.

    Always respect the dangers of the job.

    Always remember that just when you think you have seen someone do the dumbest thing possible, someone else will come along and top it.


    Always remember our fallen.

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    VOLUNTEER FIREFIGHTER....THE UNPAID PROFESSIONAL

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    E229Lt
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    Always have an out.

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    Lewiston2Capt
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    Always keep learning.

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    Shawn M. Cecula
    Captain
    Lewiston Fire Co. No. 2

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    E_man9RFD
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    Cool

    ... remember learning is for a lifetime.

    ... Check your own pack. (Just like it's a parachute.. it's your ***, not the driver's)

    ... remember how lucky you are to go home at the end of a shift...

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    AAD
    Eng. Co. 9
    RFD

    "In all of us there are heroes... speak to them and they will come forth."

    "In order for us to achieve all that is demanded of us, we must regard ourselves as greater than we are."

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    N2DFire
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    Always check the door for heat before you open it.

    Always know what your standing on before you stand on it.

    Always know where your suspenders are BEFORE you pull up your pants

    Take Care - Stay Safe
    Stephen
    FF/Paramedic

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    Adler
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    Always have Tums or Rolaids (w/ calcium )lying around the firehouse.


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    HallwaySledge
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    Talking

    Always...keep your head on a swivel and your eyes in two directions at once.

    Always...resolve home problems before you leave for a shift, or at least call a truce. You never konw what may happen in 24 hours.

    Always...remember those that went before us in the service to their fellow man.

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    The opinions expressed herein are my own and do not reflect those of my Department or it's Administration.

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    SFD-129-3
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    Always make sure you take your car keys off the hook before locking the door behind you.

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    Jay19fire
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    Exclamation

    Always be prepared for the unexpected to happen.


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    -JaY-

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    CV639
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    Cool

    Always:

    .....go to the bathroom every chance you get.

    .....keep an eye on your partner's a** and your own.

    .....take your house keys with you when you go on that 4am fire! (DOOH! :-D)

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    My Opinions are mine and mine alone. They don't reflect my departments or anyone on my department's opinions.

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    eCappy
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    Red face

    Always make sure the engine is all the way out the bay before you hit the DOWN button on the overhead door.

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    LtStick
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    Always remember if its freezing out shorts and a T-shirt are not the best things to wear.
    Always remember the Proabies of today may be the Firefighters of tomorow. So teach them as much as you can and hope they can do the job as well as you or better than you.

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    XXLdogg
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    Always remember these 3 quotes:
    #1. Good idea Lieutenant!!
    #2. It was already broken when I got here.
    #3. I was off that day and I don't know anything about it.

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    bgfdchick
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    Always remember your basics. Technology (ie Thermal Image Cameras) can fail...so bring your rope!

    Always remember to bring a spare pair of contacts (as I learned in the burn tower last night!)

    Always remember that when you're wearing the least amount of clothing on a hot day at a call, the mosquitos will be at their worst.

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    Mike DeVuono
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    Always keep a dry pair of socks in your gear locker.

    Always turn off the ignition and remove the keys from your vehicle before locking the door and getting on the truck.



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    Mike DeVuono
    FF/EMT

    "There are few atheists inside a burning building."

    These are my opinions and not those of my department.

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    T3
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    ...remember where you came from.

    ...remember why you are here.

    ...remember that the probies of today are the chiefs of tomorrow; someone helped you become a good firefighter a long time ago and now it's your turn.

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    ff21
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    always respect your elders or (officers especilly on an incident)
    always learn as much as you can
    always be prepared for the worst
    always remeber p7(proper prior planning prevent pi## poor porfornance)
    always live the dance cause you never know what the red monster will throw at you
    2197
    always stay safe and always have fun

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    Always...behave when the Chief is present.

    Always...eat your food REALLY fast before the tones have a chance to inturupt!

    Always...apease the veteran firefighters.

    Always...follow the veterans around like a shadow: you learn a lot that way.

    Always...go to the bathroom every chance you get!

    Always...compliment your patient's pets, children, and hairdos.

    Always...act like you meant to slip on the ice and fall on your behind.

    Always...shut up when an instructor is talking.

    Always...offer to do the nastiest jobs because someone has to do it and everyone else is just as tired and worn out as you are.

    Always...say your prayers as you are responding to every call.

    Always...write your mom and dad, hug your friends, and let everyone you know that you love them.

    Always...spoil the firehouse dogs and firehouse kids.

    Always...keep the coffee pot full - this keeps the veterans happy!

    Always...get to the sofa first or else you won't have a seat hahaha!

    Always...check your gear for wear, tear, and damage because you don't want to find this stuff in the middle of a call.

    Always...know where your partner is.

    Always...be ready to go!

    Always...ask LOTS of questions.

    Always...try swallow your emotions for the duration of the call so you can stay focused. You can cry when you get back to the station!

    Always...tell someone you don't know what to do if you DON'T KNOW WHAT TO DO.

    Always...be quick to laugh, full of smiles, and ready to hug.

    Always...watch your partner's back.

    Always...grin while you scrub that nasty mud-coated fire engine at 3am after a long drawn-out call. It makes the whole task a lot easier!

    Always...be prepaird for weird stuff to happen.

    Always...hold a victim's hand or give them a hug if they need it.

    Always...stay safe and thank God for being alive!!!!!
    Probie Name: HurryUpMichelle!!

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    remember no a** is to brown to kiss if needed
    FF/PARAMEDIC/CORONER/TRAINING "MY DAY STARTS WHEN YOURS ENDS"
    **SEE YOU ON THE OTHER SIDE**

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