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WARNING…. FLAME FEST SPOILER ALERT!

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I cannot wait for this years Flame Fest. My wife and I are looking forward to another getaway! We get to get away from all the hustle and bustle, the kids enjoy time with grandparents (hopefully), and we get to enjoy quality time alone as well as time with great firefighters and their wives/girlfriends from all over. Come join us at Flame Fest 2015 in June!

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It Changes Us

This print is by Paul Combs. Check out all of his work here: http://www.artstudioseven.com/page-fire-ems-prints.htm. Combs does a great job of fitting a 1000 word article in one single image.

It is what we see, hear, smell, feel, and touch on calls that shape our thoughts and feelings. Those same thoughts and feelings that may have not changed in years. After horrific calls, we are left with these experiences, changing feelings, and new thoughts towards life, death and everything in between.

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Three Separate Apparatus Wrecks Today in NC & TN. Many Firefighters Injured.

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Read on and learn from these wrecks. Many Firefighters were injured, one seriously. Amazingly, none were killed. If we continue to drive within reason, continue to focus on apparatus design to keep us safe, and wear our seatbelts we might be able to meet the National Fallen Firefighters Foundation goal of reducing LODD's (#reduceLODDS). Read more about that here: EveryoneGoesHome.com. Check out the video below as well.

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