I have great news everyone…Roanoke Fire-EMS firehouse #3 has completed their custom kitchen table. We began dreaming up this table about a year and a half ago…and started building it about 9 months ago. (photos by Drew Abel) Everything changed ...Read More »
This day in age, new fire stations seem more like the inside of a school or jail than a firehouse from back in the day...Wood trim, wood floors, two-story, cozy and warm firehouses have been replaced with concrete or tile floors, cinder-block walls, single story, institutionalized fire stations. My crew has found a way to make our fire station more like a firehouse...through our own hard work and dedication.Read More »
So there it is, the Top Ten Things You Can Do To Create Cohesiveness in your Firehouse. What do you think is missing? What would you add/delete. Do you think there is merit to what is written...or do you think The Fire Critic is full of it?Read More »
The funny thing is that my guys had a little fun with my Captain the other day when I was off. Apparently my Captain freaked out while on an EMS call when one of the firefighters merely pointed out a plastic snake on the couch behind our Captain. After a few girlish squeals and some dancing around he calmed down.Read More »
Driver/Engineer Karl Larsen sent in these pictures of the table that they built for the station. Some of the specifications are: 5' x10' built on 1.5"x1.5" steel frame. The top is 3x4" solid oak hard wood with 1/2" mdf underlayment. The legs are 5" LDH. The center of the table has 12 outlets, the CHFD lights up red with L.E.D's when we recieve a call.Read More »
Are you ready for Christmas? These Firefighters Are! Check out Long Hill Fire Department Station 3 in Trumbull, CT All Decked Out!
The firefighters at Long Hill Fire Department in Trumbull, Connecticut take Christmas seriously. The video below will show you exactly how serious they are about Christmas. They also offer a fire truck decked out with Christmas lights for a nominal donation. Check out their web site here.Read More »