Our attitude toward life determines life’s attitude towards us. – John N. Mitchell LODD’s: Three for three today for LODD’s due to cardiac related issues. Please take care of yourselves and each other! F2010-27 Jan 31, 2009 Driver/Operator suffers fatal heart attack while responding to structure fire – North Carolina. F2009-15 Jan 31, 2008 Captain […]
The attitude is very important. Because, your behavior radiates how you feel. – Lou Ferrigno LODD’s: No published NIOSH reports today so visit FirefighterCloseCalls.com’s history page for some LODD reports dating back to 1888.
People who enjoy meetings should not be in charge of anything. – Thomas Sowell LODD’s: 99-F12 Jan 29, 1999 Fire fighter dies after returning from a call involving smoke in an apartment building – Massachusetts.
Good management is the art of making problems so interesting and their solutions so constructive that everyone wants to get to work and deal with them. – Paul Hawken LODD’s: F2014-04 Jan 28, 2014 Fire chief suffers fatal heart attack while fighting a residential structure fire – Arkansas. F2006-09 Jan 28, 2006 Fire fighter dies […]
A leader is one who knows the way, goes the way, and shows the way. – John C. Maxwell LODD’s: F2004-12 Jan 27, 2004 Fire fighter-paramedic dies after performing physical fitness training – Florida. F2000-09 Jan 27, 2000 Volunteer fire fighter dies fighting a structure fire at a local residence – Texas. 99-F23 Jan 27, […]
When we work together and stay focused on getting things done, we can find common ground and make a real difference in people’s lives. – Conor Lamb LODD’s: F2014-02 Jan 26, 2014 Two career fire fighters die in a rapid fire progression while searching for tenants – Ohio. F2011-08 Jan 26, 2011 Fire fighter trainee […]
I know of no single formula for success. But over the years I have observed that some attributes of leadership are universal and are often about finding ways of encouraging people to combine their efforts, their talents, their insights, their enthusiasm and their inspiration to work together. – Queen Elizabeth II LODD’s: F2009-06 Jan 25, […]
Respect your efforts, respect yourself. Self-respect leads to self-discipline. When you have both firmly under your belt, that’s real power. – Clint Eastwood LODD’s: No published NIOSH reports for today but Firefighterclosecalls.com has multiple on it’s history page.
We all have dreams. But in order to make dreams come into reality, it takes an awful lot of determination, dedication, self-discipline, and effort. – Jesse Owens LODD’s: F2005-04 Jan 23, 2005 Career fire fighter dies while exiting residential basement fire – New York. F2005-03 Jan 23, 2005 Career lieutenant and career fire fighter die […]
If you believe in yourself and have dedication and pride – and never quit, you’ll be a winner. The price of victory is high but so are the rewards. – Bear Bryant LODD’s: F2015-02 Jan 22, 2015 Fire fighter suffers heart attack during training and later dies – Kansas. F2013-02 Jan 22, 2013 Volunteer captain […]