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I Know a Firefighter

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    And This Weekend One Died

    he was going to a fire and had a heart attack.he will be missed by the town.
    ghostofmyself ghostofmyself 36-40 1 Response Apr 4, 2009

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    My Dad And Brother

    MY dad and my brother are firefighters i hope to be one some day. MY dad tells me story's about his job. He barely tells anyone about the los of a firefighter in 2006 at a house fire in PA he was the best guy to ever talk to his name was Denny he would be the first one at the...
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response Aug 11, 2012

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    I Was Naughty!

    Where I used to live with my mum there was a fire station around the corner. I was always used to seeing all the fit firemen all the time and in the local pub. Well there was a new one, he was really cute! I was about 15 and he was 27 and I couldn't believe my luck when he kissed...
    AWUK AWUK 26-30, F Aug 8, 2008

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    My Dad

    My dad was a fireman with Glasgow Fire Service and its successor, Strathclyde Fire Brigade in Glasgow, Scotland. We lived in a fire service house above a fire station during his years of service.
    yfronts36 yfronts36 41-45, M Feb 29, 2012

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    Hmmm

     Ha, this group made me smile. I know many. My dad, uncle, grandfather, great-grandfather and great-great-grandfather were all firemen. So obviously I know them and the guys my dad worked with...
    kleisse kleisse 22-25, F Aug 9, 2008

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    More Then Just Know One.

    For thirtyfive years I was in the fire service. I have seen many things over the years from outright funny to down right stupid. Things that haunt me. To memories that I hold dear. I have seen the birth of new life. And the lost of too many lives. I have been burnt. Had part...
    nudistguyny nudistguyny 70+, M 1 Response Mar 24, 2012

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    I Know Two Firefighters

    I have three uncles that are firefighters.  I think the older one is now retired though. I'm not really close to them because they live overseas from me and i dont get to see them often.  I admire them for being firefighters and i have also thought about...
    MyPeril MyPeril 18-21, F Aug 9, 2008

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