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March 24, 2010Posted by on
What FireCritic ended up with was some of the deepest, most endearing – and hilarious – compilations of how 14 of the most prolific firefighter/bloggers got their start in the fire service and what keeps them going. The carnival even includes my own story of how I was perhaps destined to be a firefighter because “It was in the cards.”
They are all great reads from so many different perspectives, but all with a common link — an undying love for serving, and serving with others in the fire service.
Many thanks to Rhett Fleitz at FireCritic.com for putting together this great collection of personal insights and re-inforcing my theory about the importance of story telling in preserving and progressing the fire service.