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  • November 18, 2005 -- The mayor of Williamsport, Pa., has inspired one of the city's hottest T-shirts with a controversial quip that recent shootings there shouldn't make "good people" fear violence. "Don't Shoot! I'm one of the Good People of Williamsport," say the shirts, which are flying off shelves at $10 each. Last month, Mayor Mary Wolf said, "If you're a good person and you're not doing drugs, walk with confidence."
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    NEVER FORGET 9-11-01
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    CAPT. Frank Callahan Ladder 35 *
    LT. John Ginley Engine 40
    FF. Bruce Gary Engine 40
    FF. Jimmy Giberson Ladder 35
    FF. Michael Otten Ladder 35 *
    FF. Steve Mercado Engine 40 *
    FF. Kevin Bracken Engine 40 *
    FF. Vincent Morello Ladder 35
    FF. Michael Roberts Ladder 35 *
    FF. Michael Lynch Engine 40
    FF. Michael Dauria Engine 40

    Charleston 9
    "If my job was easy a cop would be doing it."
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    • November 19, 2005 -- A woman in Thibodaux, La., was enraged when she was served cold onion rings at a restaurant and the waiter wouldn't replace them. So she called 911. The cops responded — and arrested her.

      The charge: misuse of the 911 system. Good!!!
      ALL GAVE SOME BUT SOME GAVE ALL
      NEVER FORGET 9-11-01
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      CAPT. Frank Callahan Ladder 35 *
      LT. John Ginley Engine 40
      FF. Bruce Gary Engine 40
      FF. Jimmy Giberson Ladder 35
      FF. Michael Otten Ladder 35 *
      FF. Steve Mercado Engine 40 *
      FF. Kevin Bracken Engine 40 *
      FF. Vincent Morello Ladder 35
      FF. Michael Roberts Ladder 35 *
      FF. Michael Lynch Engine 40
      FF. Michael Dauria Engine 40

      Charleston 9
      "If my job was easy a cop would be doing it."
      *******************CLICK HERE*****************

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      • November 20, 2005 -- A pit bull named Satchel started a North Dakota house fire after he jumped on the stove and turned on a burner with his paw. The burner ignited something plastic on the stovetop and started a blaze that caused $2,000 in damage.
        ALL GAVE SOME BUT SOME GAVE ALL
        NEVER FORGET 9-11-01
        343
        CAPT. Frank Callahan Ladder 35 *
        LT. John Ginley Engine 40
        FF. Bruce Gary Engine 40
        FF. Jimmy Giberson Ladder 35
        FF. Michael Otten Ladder 35 *
        FF. Steve Mercado Engine 40 *
        FF. Kevin Bracken Engine 40 *
        FF. Vincent Morello Ladder 35
        FF. Michael Roberts Ladder 35 *
        FF. Michael Lynch Engine 40
        FF. Michael Dauria Engine 40

        Charleston 9
        "If my job was easy a cop would be doing it."
        *******************CLICK HERE*****************

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        • An old, long since retired Captain told the story of a house fire he went to...

          A lady was brushing and flea spraying her cat in her living room, near the fireplace. A log popped and a flying brand shot out at the cat as it was being sprayed with the aerosol flea killer. You guessed it! FWOOF! Flash fire and a fully involved kitty haulin' *** around the house, trying to get away from the heat!

          It first ran under the couch, setting it on fire. Then to the drapes...No relief there either! Finally it ran into the bedroom and under the bed before all of its accelerant laden fur was consumed!

          When the first in engine arrived, the house was well involved and the lady was sitting in the yard holding her pink hairless cat in her arms!

          The Captain used to say it was the hottest ***** he'd ever seen!

          The cat survived the ordeal.




          Kevin
          Fire Lieutenant/E.M.T.
          IAFF Local 2339
          K of C 4th Degree
          "LEATHER FOREVER"
          Member I.A.C.O.J.
          http://www.tfdfire.com/
          "Fir na tine"

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          • November 21, 2005 -- Harry Carpenter is 83 and needs oxygen for a lung ailment, but that didn't stop him and Jackie, his wife of 57 years, from foiling a pair of knife-wielding intruders. When the thugs barged into their Savannah, Ga., home as the were having dinner, Jackie pretended to faint, allowing Harry to sneak into the laundry room and grab a rifle he uses to shoot squirrels. He marched back in like Rambo and aimed it at one of the crooks. Both burglars fled empty-handed.
            ALL GAVE SOME BUT SOME GAVE ALL
            NEVER FORGET 9-11-01
            343
            CAPT. Frank Callahan Ladder 35 *
            LT. John Ginley Engine 40
            FF. Bruce Gary Engine 40
            FF. Jimmy Giberson Ladder 35
            FF. Michael Otten Ladder 35 *
            FF. Steve Mercado Engine 40 *
            FF. Kevin Bracken Engine 40 *
            FF. Vincent Morello Ladder 35
            FF. Michael Roberts Ladder 35 *
            FF. Michael Lynch Engine 40
            FF. Michael Dauria Engine 40

            Charleston 9
            "If my job was easy a cop would be doing it."
            *******************CLICK HERE*****************

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            • Ok.. A Little More Red Neck Bashing Lol



              "Best Comeback Line Ever."

              Only in Alberta... This was in the Calgary Sun ... the title of the article was "Best Comeback Line Ever."

              In summary:

              The police arrested Ward Branham, a 22-year-old white male, resident of Lethbridge, Alberta, in a pumpkin patch at 11:38 p.m. on Friday.

              Ward will be charged with lewd and lascivious behaviour, public indecency, and public intoxication at the Calgary courthouse on Monday.

              The suspect explained that as he was passing a pumpkin patch he decided to stop. "You know, a pumpkin is soft and squishy inside, and there was no one around there for miles. At least I thought there wasn't," he stated in a phone interview.

              Ward went on to say that he pulled over to the side of the road, picked out a pumpkin that he felt was appropriate to his purposes, cut a hole in it, and proceeded to satisfy his alleged "need."

              "I guess I was just really into it, you know?" he commented with evident embarrassment.

              In the process, Ward apparently failed to notice a police car approaching and was unaware of his audience until officer Brin Taylor approached him.

              "It was an unusual situation, that's for sure," said officer Taylor. "I walked up to (Ward) and he's....just working away at this pumpkin." Taylor went on to describe what happened when SHE approached Ward. "I just went up and said, "Excuse me sir, but do you realize that you are screwing a pumpkin?"

              He froze and was clearly very surprised that I was there,and then looked me straight in the face and said...


              "A pumpkin? Damn...is it midnight already?"
              Only an Albertan would think of an answer like that.
              If you don't do it RIGHT today, when will you have time to do it over? (Hall of Fame basketball player/coach John Wooden)

              "I may be slow, but my work is poor." Chief Dave Balding, MVFD

              "Its not Rocket Science. Just use a LITTLE imagination." (Me)

              Get it up. Get it on. Get it done!

              impossible solved cotidie. miracles postulo viginti - quattuor hora animadverto

              IACOJ member: Cheers, Play safe y'all.

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              • LMAO. That's great. I can't believe the officer would have actually laid charges after that
                Dave

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                • November 22, 2005 -- A 60-year-old boozer drank too much, wet his bed, then set fire to his apartment while trying to dry out his mattress, cops say. "He was too drunk to go to the toilet," said a police spokesman in Muelheim, Germany. "The next morning, he put a hairdryer on the bed to dry it and left the apartment." When the old sot returned, his home was in flames.
                  ALL GAVE SOME BUT SOME GAVE ALL
                  NEVER FORGET 9-11-01
                  343
                  CAPT. Frank Callahan Ladder 35 *
                  LT. John Ginley Engine 40
                  FF. Bruce Gary Engine 40
                  FF. Jimmy Giberson Ladder 35
                  FF. Michael Otten Ladder 35 *
                  FF. Steve Mercado Engine 40 *
                  FF. Kevin Bracken Engine 40 *
                  FF. Vincent Morello Ladder 35
                  FF. Michael Roberts Ladder 35 *
                  FF. Michael Lynch Engine 40
                  FF. Michael Dauria Engine 40

                  Charleston 9
                  "If my job was easy a cop would be doing it."
                  *******************CLICK HERE*****************

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                  • Naked Man Dies In Jump From Downtown Office

                    By Petula Dvorak Washington Post Staff Writer Wednesday, November 23, 2005; Page B01

                    A naked man darted from a sport-utility vehicle into a downtown Washington office building at lunchtime yesterday and then jumped to his death from the eighth floor, officials said.

                    The man double-parked in the 1000 block of 15th Street NW about noon, bolted from his still-running gray Jeep Cherokee, dashed past a crowd on the street and ran into the lobby of an office building, witnesses said.

                    Police were still trying to identify the man yesterday and to determine why he jumped. Witnesses also were trying to sort out what happened. The man had no apparent connection to the building, according to people who work there.

                    "He didn't even have shoes on," said James Crouch, who was working as a temporary security guard at the building. Sitting behind the security desk, Crouch first saw the man from the waist up and thought "maybe he was a rather strange jogger. But then I stood up and saw the rest of him."

                    The man told Crouch that he was "handicapped," asked him for 50 cents to make a phone call and then spoke incoherently, mumbling something about his father, Crouch said.

                    Then the man ran to an elevator. Minutes later, he emerged from a stairwell on the eighth floor. The fire alarm had been set off, presumably by the man, and the office doors on that floor were open as people began to file out, witnesses said.

                    The man pushed his way into one of the offices, where he said "excuse me" several times while charging toward a window, witnesses said. He smashed the glass and jumped through the window, falling onto a parapet between two buildings. Some downtown workers saw him fall.

                    D.C. firefighters and emergency medical service personnel arrived at the scene, and police quickly cordoned off the block.

                    Workers in the eighth-floor office said they had not seen the man before and did not believe that he had ties to the offices there. They didn't hear anything he said other than "excuse me," a witness said.

                    Before it became apparent what was taking place, the city's parking enforcers reacted to the abandoned SUV, which had leather seats, Maryland plates and no sign of clothing inside. They slapped a ticket on the windshield.


                    Go figure on the parking ticket eh?
                    If you don't do it RIGHT today, when will you have time to do it over? (Hall of Fame basketball player/coach John Wooden)

                    "I may be slow, but my work is poor." Chief Dave Balding, MVFD

                    "Its not Rocket Science. Just use a LITTLE imagination." (Me)

                    Get it up. Get it on. Get it done!

                    impossible solved cotidie. miracles postulo viginti - quattuor hora animadverto

                    IACOJ member: Cheers, Play safe y'all.

                    Comment


                    • November 24, 2005 -- You booze, you lose. A night of drinking left a man so disoriented that he hopped into a police car thinking it was a taxi, cops in Santa Cruz, Calif., say. The 20-year-old drunk was taken to jail on suspicion of being under the influence of alcohol and cocaine.
                      ALL GAVE SOME BUT SOME GAVE ALL
                      NEVER FORGET 9-11-01
                      343
                      CAPT. Frank Callahan Ladder 35 *
                      LT. John Ginley Engine 40
                      FF. Bruce Gary Engine 40
                      FF. Jimmy Giberson Ladder 35
                      FF. Michael Otten Ladder 35 *
                      FF. Steve Mercado Engine 40 *
                      FF. Kevin Bracken Engine 40 *
                      FF. Vincent Morello Ladder 35
                      FF. Michael Roberts Ladder 35 *
                      FF. Michael Lynch Engine 40
                      FF. Michael Dauria Engine 40

                      Charleston 9
                      "If my job was easy a cop would be doing it."
                      *******************CLICK HERE*****************

                      Comment


                      • The Cavemen

                        No not us but.....

                        November 25, 2005 -- Take my loincloth — please! Cavemen invented slapstick — predating the Stooges and Groucho by a mere 2 million years. Our ancestors laughed to relieve stress from continuous hunting and gathering, say Binghamton State University biologists David Sloan Wilson and Matthew Gervais. A study of cranial evidence found that Cavemen communicated through slapstick before language evolved.
                        ALL GAVE SOME BUT SOME GAVE ALL
                        NEVER FORGET 9-11-01
                        343
                        CAPT. Frank Callahan Ladder 35 *
                        LT. John Ginley Engine 40
                        FF. Bruce Gary Engine 40
                        FF. Jimmy Giberson Ladder 35
                        FF. Michael Otten Ladder 35 *
                        FF. Steve Mercado Engine 40 *
                        FF. Kevin Bracken Engine 40 *
                        FF. Vincent Morello Ladder 35
                        FF. Michael Roberts Ladder 35 *
                        FF. Michael Lynch Engine 40
                        FF. Michael Dauria Engine 40

                        Charleston 9
                        "If my job was easy a cop would be doing it."
                        *******************CLICK HERE*****************

                        Comment


                        • November 26, 2005 -- Baltimore is plagued by a different kind of grand theft. Teams of thieves dressed up as utility crews are stealing 250-pound light poles. About 130 of the 30-foot poles have been pilfered from sites all over the city, officials said. Police suspect the crooks are selling the aluminum poles for scrap metal, at about 30 to 35 cents a pound.
                          ALL GAVE SOME BUT SOME GAVE ALL
                          NEVER FORGET 9-11-01
                          343
                          CAPT. Frank Callahan Ladder 35 *
                          LT. John Ginley Engine 40
                          FF. Bruce Gary Engine 40
                          FF. Jimmy Giberson Ladder 35
                          FF. Michael Otten Ladder 35 *
                          FF. Steve Mercado Engine 40 *
                          FF. Kevin Bracken Engine 40 *
                          FF. Vincent Morello Ladder 35
                          FF. Michael Roberts Ladder 35 *
                          FF. Michael Lynch Engine 40
                          FF. Michael Dauria Engine 40

                          Charleston 9
                          "If my job was easy a cop would be doing it."
                          *******************CLICK HERE*****************

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                          • November 27, 2005 -- New Yorkers might have a reputation for being callous, but we've got nothing on Gary, Ind. A gas-station clerk there told a woman who was held up at knife point to "use your cellphone" to call for help. Incredibly, the station has a policy whereby clerks do not make emergency calls, due to fear of retaliation from criminals.
                            ALL GAVE SOME BUT SOME GAVE ALL
                            NEVER FORGET 9-11-01
                            343
                            CAPT. Frank Callahan Ladder 35 *
                            LT. John Ginley Engine 40
                            FF. Bruce Gary Engine 40
                            FF. Jimmy Giberson Ladder 35
                            FF. Michael Otten Ladder 35 *
                            FF. Steve Mercado Engine 40 *
                            FF. Kevin Bracken Engine 40 *
                            FF. Vincent Morello Ladder 35
                            FF. Michael Roberts Ladder 35 *
                            FF. Michael Lynch Engine 40
                            FF. Michael Dauria Engine 40

                            Charleston 9
                            "If my job was easy a cop would be doing it."
                            *******************CLICK HERE*****************

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                            • Originally posted by E40FDNYL35
                              November 27, 2005 -- New Yorkers might have a reputation for being callous, but we've got nothing on Gary, Ind. A gas-station clerk there told a woman who was held up at knife point to "use your cellphone" to call for help. Incredibly, the station has a policy whereby clerks do not make emergency calls, due to fear of retaliation from criminals.

                              If that were my family member they denied, they would have a whole new fear to deal with...Retaliation of victims!

                              ...Who opened the truckload of woopass?!




                              Kevin
                              Fire Lieutenant/E.M.T.
                              IAFF Local 2339
                              K of C 4th Degree
                              "LEATHER FOREVER"
                              Member I.A.C.O.J.
                              http://www.tfdfire.com/
                              "Fir na tine"

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                              • November 28, 2005 -- A California man attached his private parts to a truck and pulled it several yards. Martial-arts grandmaster Tu Jin-Sheng of Freemont said he employed Qi Gong, the ancient Chinese art of movement and breathing, to increase his energy for the pull. The stunt was filmed for a British TV show called "Penis Envy," to be aired next year.

                                Gee, sounds like a ratings grabber.
                                ALL GAVE SOME BUT SOME GAVE ALL
                                NEVER FORGET 9-11-01
                                343
                                CAPT. Frank Callahan Ladder 35 *
                                LT. John Ginley Engine 40
                                FF. Bruce Gary Engine 40
                                FF. Jimmy Giberson Ladder 35
                                FF. Michael Otten Ladder 35 *
                                FF. Steve Mercado Engine 40 *
                                FF. Kevin Bracken Engine 40 *
                                FF. Vincent Morello Ladder 35
                                FF. Michael Roberts Ladder 35 *
                                FF. Michael Lynch Engine 40
                                FF. Michael Dauria Engine 40

                                Charleston 9
                                "If my job was easy a cop would be doing it."
                                *******************CLICK HERE*****************

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