When angry count to ten before you speak. If very angry, count to one hundred. – Thomas Jefferson LODD’s: NIOSH doesn’t show any LODD’s on its list of reports for November 27, but Firefighterclosecalls.com has reports of 10 dating back to 1860!
A pessimist is one who makes difficulties of his opportunities and an optimist is one who makes opportunities of his difficulties. – Harry S Truman LODD’s: Nov 26, 1997 Volunteer fire fighter has a cardiac arrest and dies at the scene of a commercial structure fire – Pennsylvania.
With all the discourse in the news and with the world still struggling with a pandemic, today is a good day to give thanks for what we do have. If you are reading this post, than I suspect you should not have any problems counting your blessings. I am thankful for my wonderful wife and […]
The supreme quality for leadership is unquestionably integrity. Without it, no real success is possible, no matter whether it is on a section gang, a football field, in an army, or in an office. – Dwight D. Eisenhower LODD’s: Nov 24, 1998 Two career fire fighters electrocuted after the aluminum extension ladder they were using […]
Be courteous to all, but intimate with few, and let those few be well tried before you give them your confidence. – George Washington LODD’s: Nov 23, 2006 Career fire fighter injured during rapid fire progression in an abandoned structure dies six days later – Georgia.
It takes many good deeds to build a good reputation, and only one bad one to lose it. – Benjamin Franklin LODD’s: Nov 22, 2005 Volunteer fire fighter dies in tanker rollover crash – Texas.
Leadership is solving problems. The day soldiers stop bringing you their problems is the day you have stopped leading them. They have either lost confidence that you can help or concluded you do not care. Either case is a failure of leadership. – Colin Powell LODD’s: Nov 21, 2007 Fire fighter suffers sudden cardiac death […]
Without continual growth and progress, such words as improvement, achievement, and success have no meaning. – Benjamin Franklin LODD’s: Nov 20, 2015 Fire boat captain suffers sudden cardiac death after winterizing fire boat – Michigan. Nov 20, 2013 Assistant fire chief suffers fatal heart attack while operating an engine at a residential structure fire – […]
Tell me and I forget. Teach me and I remember. Involve me and I learn. – Benjamin Franklin LODD’s: Nov 19, 2001 Volunteer fire fighter killed and an assistant chief injured in tanker truck crash – West Virginia.
Nothing can stop the man with the right mental attitude from achieving his goal; nothing on earth can help the man with the wrong mental attitude. – Thomas Jefferson LODD’s: Nov 18, 2015 Sergeant suffers sudden cardiac death while on duty – Michigan. Nov 18, 2002 Fire chief dies after performing service call – Connecticut. […]