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Old 03-09-2011, 01:50 PM
TheBrokenMarine TheBrokenMarine is offline
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Originally Posted by fdny37 View Post
I'm just a retired grunt from a busy ghetto engine company E37/L40 in Harlem. Too many stories to tell so I don't want to ruffle any of the young guys feathers. When I came on the job we were just fireman and not firefighters. Left the job when they wanted us to become EMT's, too much BS running around giving out Band-Aids. Municipalities are now getting people to do two jobs for the price of one. Anyhow it is what it is.
I hear ya...they used to give us a pay bump to become Medics and then they took that away so lots of guys dropped it. Still mandatory to be EMTs so if we get an engine call chances are it's a first responder til the band aid box shows up.
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