Originally Posted by fdny37
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.
They tried pinning that on us as vollys that idea did not last long
Where I am moving though I will have to train in BLS to be be on the local fire co.
b/s if you ask me