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Lifting Ladders. (That phrase just doesn't have the same ring to it.)

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[Friday, March 6] The damn thing was so close to my face I could smell the mix of aluminum, dirt, and machine oil. As I hefted the beam onto my shoulder, three of us spun 180ļ in unison and grabbed ahold of the nearest rung. We waited for the next command, which Instructor Rogers boomed […]

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Alex Capece

Washington, D.C. Firefighter and Paramedic

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Farewell, brother. | Raising Ladders
Two tours, one fire.
[…] never forget 1212 Eaton Road.¬†It was my first fire when I was actually assigned to¬†Engine 15, and my first fire with Lt. […]
2015-06-04 16:20:37
BA
Farewell, brother.
Perfect! This made me smile. What an amazing person he was, and that I will miss forever. He will always hold a special place in my heart.
2015-06-01 00:46:56
Pete Lamb
Farewell, brother.
Very nicely done RFB
2015-05-28 11:17:01
Luke
Farewell, brother.
Beautifully written. RIP Lt. McRae.
2015-05-28 03:33:20
Matthew
Farewell, brother.
Well said bro .
2015-05-28 02:27:52

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