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    Default In what city/town would you most like to fight fires in?

    Hello everyone! I was just wondering where everyone would most like to fight fires. I would have to say that I would like to fight fires in:
    1. New York City
    2. District of Columbia
    3. Chicago
    4. Boston
    5. Newark, NJ
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    1. Youngstown, Ohio, my hometown, on Engine 7
    2. Boston
    3. Chicago
    4. Liberty Twp., right next to Youngstown
    5. Houston

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    where else but here in Detroit


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    Hey DF, I want to congratulate you for being named by USA Today as the most dangerous city in America! Don't worry though, Youngstown wasn't far off at 22nd. (Can I add Cleveland to my list?...I forgot that one)

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    Nowhere but in my home town of Hammond,LA
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    i`d have to say back home in columbus,ohio. p.g county (southeast side of D.C.)isn`t bad either, atleast they catch alot of fire.

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    1. Hawaii (can you blame me?)
    2. London (be cool to see how other parts of the world do this job)
    3. Chalfont, Pa (My home town!)
    4. Philly
    5. FDNY
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    The city next to us........

    We can dirty their hose and strip their trucks, then go back to bed.

    Ahhhh, mutual aid.

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    Tie :

    New York
    Boston
    Chicago

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    I'm with jeg532...PG County, hands down... But don't come to Columbus...Tooooo much politics...And who wouldn't wanna work for FDNY...
    My opinions only.

    AGS-SGA 091101

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    1. FDNY
    2. CHICAGO
    3. P.G. COUNTY MD
    4. BALTIMORE

    I also like the mutial aide idea fhandz17 had always is better to dirty up someone elses trucks and hose.
    Firefighter/NREMT-P/Public Safety Diver
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    We don't do much mutual aide so the next best would be 2nd ladder or 3rd engine at someone elses' still territory.

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    If I was not on Boston, I would have to say.
    Chicago
    Baltimore city
    San Fran

    In that order. But since I am On Boston, I can tell you there is no better dept in the world!
    ** The opionions are mine and mine alone, they are not that of my dept or the local**

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    Well this is a tough one but, my chioces are;
    FDNY
    Boston
    Chicago
    Youngstown
    Although I liked the mutail aid idea. Reminds me of some of the Truck calls I've went on. We didn't lay any hose but, we got someone elses dirty. Although we did help them pick it back up. It's good for relations you never know when the roles will be reversed.

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    Philly....no where else but Philly. But I guess if I had to settle for somewhere else:

    2. Baltimore
    3. Da Bronx
    4. PG County
    5. Brooklyn
    Mike DeVuono
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    "There are few atheists inside a burning building."

    These are my opinions and not those of my department.

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    1. Camden City,NJ
    2. Phila.
    3. FDNY
    4. Atlantic City
    5. and if any EFR guys are reading of course
    Evesham Fire-Rescue
    The statements above are my own opinions

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    Paid: Tilsa FD

    Vol: Any

    Oklahoma Bound!

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    I HAVE THE PRIVILEDGE OF WORKING WITH SOME OF THE BEST FIREFIGHTERS I'VE EVER MET AT MY HOME DEPARTMENT, NEW PHILADELPHIA OHIO, WE'RE A SMALL CITY BUT HAS IT'S FAIR SHARE OF FIRES.... BUT I THINK IT WOULD BE AWESOME TO RIDE A COMPANY ANYWHERE ON THE EAST COAST, FDNY
    NEWARK
    JERSEY CITY, ETC.
    I ALSO THINK THAT THE COLUMBUS, OHIO F.D. WOULD BE GREAT. STAY SAFE

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    Without a doubt, the BEST place F.D.N.Y.
    followed by Boston and (of course where I currently hang my helmet) Porter (Texas) VFD.
    Really though, it don't matter where you work, it's who you work with.

    Be careful out there

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    Volunteer: no place better than where I am now...Pattenburg, NJ - and it is definitely all about who you work with.

    Paid: FDNY - those guys kick butt and they do it better than anyone!
    Second choice: Newark...great guys, great pay, lots of action.
    Never forget those who went before and sacrified to make us better and stronger as a fire service and a nation. 09-11-01 forever etched in time and our memories. God Speed Boys!

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