Tag Archives: Engine 9

Beer Gifting Citizen Apologizes to DC Firefighters Who Still Await Discipline

Dave Statter had the story last week about a Washington DC firehouse that was shut down by Fire Chief Kenneth Ellerbe after a case of beer was found in the fridge. The firefighters were tested for alchohol and all came up negative. However, the firefighters still face discipline for having the beer. Now, Clem Cypra has come forward as the gift-giver. Cypra brought it to them after they put a fire in his house.

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The First Engine I Worked on as a Paid Guy is For Sale

When I got hired at my current department I was sent to station #9 after recruit school. The first engine I rode was a 1990 KME ...nothing special, just your typical engine. Actually, it is kinda special in that it was one of the last engines in Roanoke without an enclosed cab. That was fun...when the weather was warm and dry!

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