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  • #16
    Kill It!

    I think that someone needs to kill this thread before it grows.

    Yep, theres a lot of differences between us and the Yanks, and the Aussies, and the Brits, and the Zulus etc.....
    I'ts because we live in different countries and we are totally different cultures. That being said, some people would take advantage of this thread to cause dissention, so lets be smart.
    Also, there are lots of other authorities on firefighting in the world other than the Americans, just because the U.S. is doing it doesnt mean its better.....97
    Last edited by NinetySeven; 05-25-2005, 09:38 PM.

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    • #17
      First of all I have question to what RookieLZ posted CAFS... I have never heard of that before. I read the entire post and I think that it is a great post. What I think that the person starting this thread wanted to know what the different things that make up each countires fire service and what makes it unique. I am currently doing a research paper where I am comparing the different traditions and how other countires differ from the United States. I am not saying that the United States is better then another country. I am just simply saying that exploring to compare the different way that countires do the job. Think about it. I am a firefighter in America I just want to look and see how my brothers and sister of another country perform the job. See if we do anything the same or anything different.
      I find this topic very intresting. Also it will help serve as a model to see if we are the same or very different. I know that the fire department is better and I will tell you that there has to be a fire service that is more evoled then the US. American firefighting to is different each and everyday. Something new comes out where you have to be protected from this and that. Like in the US volunteer companies take classes like firefighter 1 and 2. I would like to know if other countires like Canada have the same thing or something similar or something complete different. I am sorry if people don't agree but just think about the topic.
      Stay Safe
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