Firehouse Expo, The Meetup, Free Passes, and The 9/11 Stair Climb

I have been looking forward to this week for months!

I am heading to Firehouse Expo with Willie Wines Jr. and Kevin Totten. We will be meeting up with many friends and familiar faces…and drinking a few totties!

For some insight on what we got into last year check here, and here.

Here are some of the highlights of what is to come:

Firefighter Netcast – Our home base will be in booth 743 with Firegeezer, Fossilmedic, and Dave Statter. Stop in and say hi!

If you still need passes to the exhibitor floor….they are FREE!

To get free passes just register online…COME ONE..COME ALL!:

  • Step 1:  Go to this webpage:
  • Step 2:  Fill out the registration form and in the Promo Code Information box, use Promo Code EX 79.
  • Step 3:  Finish out the registration process and you’re done.
  • Step 4:  When you arrive at the convention center, pick up your badge at the registration center.  Also…. make sure you stop by Booth 743 and say hello!

9/11 Memorial Stair Climb – Thursday we are climbing the stairs of the Hilton 5 times in honor of those lost on September 11th. I will be climbing with 150 other firefighters…If you didn’t sign up for it, we will climb for you as well.

Kevin, Willie, and I will be meeting up with Thomas Warshaw after the climb. Thomas is climbing as well. We plan on letting Thomas watch us drink a few and then he gets to drive home…sux for him! Let us know that you will be in  town and we will meetup…

Speaking of meeting up. After those rounds of beer, we will be heading over to the MEETUP! Every year this thing is a blast!

Thursday Night is the Meetup (Free drink tickets!)-, and FireRescue Magazine are pleased to announce the Firefighter Meetup in Baltimore to benefit the National Fallen Firefighters Foundation. The event takes place Thursday night, July 21st at Uno’s in Harborplace, 201 East Pratt Street from 8 p.m. to 11:30 p.m.

Join many of the web’s top fire service bloggers, firefighters from across the region and around the country, at this special event

The first 50 firefighters to stop by the FireRescue Magazine/ (Booth 724), Fire Geezer (with Statter 911, Firefighter Netcast at Booth #743) or National Fallen Firefighters Foundation (Booth 252) booths at Firehouse Expo on Thursday will also receive a complimentary drink ticket for the event.

Uno’s will donate 20% of the proceeds (excluding tax and tip) from Thursday night’s event to the National Fallen Firefighters Foundation (

The Meetup is sponsored by Wall Shields ( and Firefighter Monopoly ( and presented by and FireRescue Magazine ( and the blogs of (