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        07-26-2013, 10:33 PM
      #11
    Green Broke
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    Originally Posted by Fort fireman    
    Oh you were the rookie at some point. It was probably earlier than alot of others had to deal with it though.

    Oooh I know I was the dumb new guy (girl) when I started lol. But they called me rookie when I was like 6 so by the the I was working I was just castle jr. Lol
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        07-27-2013, 04:09 PM
      #12
    Yearling
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    Originally Posted by Roperchick    
    Oooh I know I was the dumb new guy (girl) when I started lol. But they called me rookie when I was like 6 so by the the I was working I was just castle jr. Lol
    I had to deal with some of the same stuff. All the officers of my old department were tailboard firemen with my dad. I grew up with a bunch of their kids and many of them were on with me. I spent a bunch of days in classes listening to "old timers" with stories about this fire and that wreck type stuff with my dad. Also got some of that " I can't believe this, I remember you climbing around on the trucks in your diapers" and" My god I feel old". Type stuff.

    Then when I got hired on with my career dept. I was a rookie all over again.
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        09-29-2013, 02:31 AM
      #13
    Foal
    No but when I was a kid I had firefighter lessons in my country because military service is mandatory and they were preparing us for careers. But I don't remember much of it.
         
        09-29-2013, 01:15 PM
      #14
    Foal
    I did 5 years as a f/t firemedic in a smaller town before moving to the city to go ems exclusively. I love it, I miss it. I haven't found a volunteer agency that suits my needs here. Most are not pushing career level training to volunteers and the safety level is uh, non-existent. End goal is PA school, and ems exclusively in a biiiig system (we do in a week what our city did back home all year) looks a lot better on the grad school apps. Can't wait til I'm done and can find a volunteer or small p/t to continue with.

    Keep training and stay safe!! Once you're hooked it will never leave your blood..
         
        12-16-2013, 03:41 AM
      #15
    Weanling
    I started in my local VFD when I was in High School at 16. When I moved away to college I got on the VFD there, then when I settled here I joined this VFD. I leave for awhile now and then but I always come back. On a hiatus right now, moving in the summer, but I have already talked to the FD about joining. By the way # 8, personal fave.
         
        12-16-2013, 04:12 AM
      #16
    Super Moderator
    I worked for eight years as a medic for a fire dept in Colorado. When I moved to NC, I was looking for something different. So I became a cop. The work isn't as physical (most of the time), but I don't get paid to sleep, either.
         
        12-30-2013, 07:00 PM
      #17
    Yearling
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    Originally Posted by 6gun Kid    
    I started in my local VFD when I was in High School at 16. When I moved away to college I got on the VFD there, then when I settled here I joined this VFD. I leave for awhile now and then but I always come back. On a hiatus right now, moving in the summer, but I have already talked to the FD about joining. By the way # 8, personal fave.
    You'd be hard pressed to ever find me at a fire without a halligan. Even as a driver. I am still a "truckie" after all. Ladder 4 Cheauffer.
         
        01-28-2014, 12:03 AM
      #18
    Weanling
    Yep been afire fighter for a while swift water search and rescuer diver I don't know which I love more fighting fires of search and recovery diving
         

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