Daily Archives: March 8, 2009

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 180 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