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    I have a question about steroids in local volunteer depts. i have heard rumors of firefighters useing them in several different depts. around my area but b/c they are volunteer they do not give drug tests. do you think that if someone suspects it that that person should be submitted to testing? thanx

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    I have mandatory drug testing, even though I'm a volunteer.

    If you suspect someone is using drugs, you should report it to their supervisor. Suspected drug users should be drug tested for illegal substances. Remember, your life might depend on these people!
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    your life might depend on these people!
    Yes and it not a good idea to be on a line with FF(wannabe) Beef E. Cake and have his ticker explode while tighting the nozzle on the hose.

    If you (or your friends) going to lift,do it drug free like me--why would you want to compromise your chance at doing the best job in the world? Besides dont you value your ba**s???

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    Originally posted by dfdex1

    Yes and it not a good idea to be on a line with FF(wannabe) Beef E. Cake and have his ticker explode while tighting the nozzle on the hose.

    If you (or your friends) going to lift,do it drug free like me--why would you want to compromise your chance at doing the best job in the world? Besides dont you value your ba**s???
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    Yes, and it is not good to be on the line with a FF who dies while inside a building because of drugs.

    If you are going to lift weights, do it drug free like DFDex1. Why would you want to mess up your chances of getting a FF job (for those who want to become career FFs). Besides, haven't you heard what steroids will do to your testicles?
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    Adze- LMFAO! How did you know I was thinking the same thing?!?!?

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    Originally posted by dfdex1

    Yes and it not a good idea to be on a line with FF(wannabe) Beef E. Cake and have his ticker explode while tighting the nozzle on the hose.

    If you (or your friends) going to lift,do it drug free like me--why would you want to compromise your chance at doing the best job in the world? Besides dont you value your ba**s???
    Can you take steroids if you haven't reached puberty yet?

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    No place for drugs in the fire service period...that is the bottom line.

    The only exception is taking the ibuprofen after dealing with the rookie for a whole shift!

    Now Now George...leave Dfdex1 alone... He is making a valiant effort to be a positive contributor. He's come a long way baby!
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    I took steroids once...........Prednisone for a hellish case of Poison Ivy! (prescribed of course)

    Sorry about that I couldn't help it. Seriously though I agree completely. The fire service is no place for drug users. In my area it's really hard to enforce a drug policy as we are strictly voluteer in my county, and to be honest regulations are pretty loose. It is however written in our bylaws, and if we suspected someone and pushed the issue, we would be in the right to take diciplinary actions. I would glady submit to testing if it was required though (and funded, of course, always a stickly subject in the non municipally supported vol. ranks) and would question the motives anyone who refused testing. Just my opinion, and for obvious reasons I hope.

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    Originally posted by TrojanHorse
    I would also suggest that the same is true for those who smoke and those who are over weight. Let's face it, they are a huge risk as well.
    After viewing posts for several months here now, and seeing the fury this comment has made before, I think there are a lot of 300lb FF's who are gonna be looking for you. I hope you're quick.
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    Originally posted by mcaldwell


    After viewing posts for several months here now, and seeing the fury this comment has made before, I think there are a lot of 300lb FF's who are gonna be looking for you. I hope you're quick.
    Hey! I resemble that comment!
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