11-25-1999, 09:08 PM #1Barbara LambertFirehouse.com Guest
Hi yall I'm a rookie volunteer firefighter, and have just started firefighter training. The first call I had to go out on was a big grass and woods fire. Luckily the more experienced firefighters were there so I could watch how it was done. My husband is a Fire Captain and is a 22 year veteran with the same department. I joined the Harmony V.F.D a small Fire Department in N. East Texas. I am very proud to be part of the Fire Service.
11-27-1999, 07:46 PM #2fireman philFirehouse.com Guest
I am a 15 year vet of the fire service, but just signed into the fourms recently. So from one new form member to another, WELCOME.
Fireman Phil of the Show Me State
12-04-1999, 06:26 PM #3LondonUKfirefighterFirehouse.com Guest
Hiya Barbara--this is London calling,I'm new to the sceen,hey you be careful out there,can be a dangerous place!!
Catch you soon for a chat
Steve..London Fire Brigade
12-05-1999, 10:16 AM #4LedbellyFirehouse.com Guest
As the other posts have said... Welcome! I think you'll find lots of good info and tons of great ideas here... and we'll always look forward to hearing your perspective. I've been out here in west Texas for 14 yrs and still learn from the forums. (So maybe you can teach an old dawg new tricks... )
12-08-1999, 10:10 PM #5craig7404Firehouse.com Guest
Hey baby this is your husband. Just wanted to let your and the rest of the world know how proud I am of you. See you around the station.Ha Ha
Your loving husband
Captain Craig Lambert
be safe on those fire calls when I'm not there
12-12-1999, 11:03 PM #6Barbara LambertFirehouse.com Guest
Thank each one of you for your replies
12-13-1999, 12:15 AM #7kfdffrabFirehouse.com Guest
Hey Barbara, I have been a volly for 18 years as well as a career industrial FF for 4 years. I am relatively new to the forum scene, but welcome and stay safe. Happy Holidays. From Rochester NY.
12-14-1999, 05:53 PM #8FirebullFirehouse.com Guest
Welcome. I think you chose an excellent field of volunteer work. As you probably know from your husband's experiences, people in the communities of North American cities and towns have a great deal of respect for VFFs. The people in our town(2000) help with fundraising for equipment and also donate their own free time to help our dept.
I'm sure you will have alot of trying experiences. But that's all part of the job. Enjoy the ride and stay safe.
Mike Conger DFD
04-18-2000, 04:29 PM #9EXJAKEFirehouse.com Guest
How's everything In the great state of Texas?
Keeping busy I hope.
Good Luck and be careful out there,EXJAKE
04-18-2000, 09:30 PM #10Barbara LambertFirehouse.com Guest
Hey back at you, you old dog. Doing great in Texas, alot of rain lately so not many fires thankfully. Got voted into the department public relations position at the elections in Febuary so now I report to the local paper each week. Its fun so for.
You be good old dog Mac and stay safe. Tell Macky hi.
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