February 23, 2022

Anybody can become angry – that is easy, but to be angry with the right person and to the right degree and at the right time and for the right purpose, and in the right way – that is not within everybody’s power and is not easy. – Aristotle


Five NIOSH reports today! Two cardiac related deaths, two related to apparatus rollovers with no seatbelts being used and one as a result of being struck by a vehicle while directing traffic. Please be careful out there!

F2009-08Feb 23, 2009One fire fighter dies and another is severely injured in a single vehicle rollover crash – Georgia.
F2008-05Feb 23, 2008Volunteer captain dies in engine rollover – Colorado.
F2005-25Feb 23, 2005Fire chief suffers sudden cardiac death at home after performing apparatus maintenance and conducting training – Texas.
F2004-46Feb 23, 2004Fire fighter collapses and dies while assisting with fire suppression efforts at a residential fire – Ohio.
F2003-16Feb 23, 2003Volunteer fire police captain dies from injury-related complications after being struck by motor vehicle while directing traffic – New Jersey.

History: On this date in 1942, a Japanese Submarine shells Ellwood, California causing little damage. This was the first time since the War of 1812 that a foreign navy had shelled the US mainland.

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