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Gab & Tim go on a fire call! A short story in pictures...

By Andrew Pollack on 06/26/2008 at 10:50 PM EDT
Good friends Gab & Tim Davis came to visit The North today. The got a bit more excitement than they bargained for when we went down to the fire station. With the idea of just a bit of tourism, I brought them in to our Central station to show off the trucks and gear before we went for lunch with Barb. After getting Tim all decked out in bunker gear -- fully encapsulated, breathing off a bottle -- we went for a ride in Engine 1 for a few minutes.



The surprise came when just as we were getting ready to leave, an alarm came in for a smoke detector going off at the nearby middle school.

Under those circumstances, I would have asked Gab & Tim to wait at the station, but our Chief was there and told them to just jump in the back of Engine 1. That meant Gab & Tim got to go to an actual alarm call.

That's the end of the excitement though. It was burnt popcorn in a microwave on the second floor. About all they got to see was me walking out of the middle school with a junked microwave oven. Still, it was a great time.

Gab took a bunch of pictures with her ever-present Blackberry. Enjoy - click one of the thumbnails to see it full sized.




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re: Gab & Tim go on a fire call! A short story in pictures...By francie on 06/26/2008 at 11:28 PM EDT
om my, that suits looks pretty scary and I am having a blast imagining Gab's
reaction when the call came in :-)


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