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Fire Service Commentary: Will You Be Remembered or Forgotten?

04/26/2012
By Don Erbin Jr. Recent personal exposure and involvement with several firefighter line-of-duty deaths (LODDs) prompted me to ask this question: How will you or I be remembered? Will we be remembered, or will we be quickly forgotten? We train in fire or EMS weekly and can name several LODD case studies or refer to several different National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health reports. Quickly, someone's name or agency gets mentioned, followed by positives, negatives, and suggestions. We remembered these firefighters and departments most often because of the things that happened. We learn and teach from these incidents in hope of their not being repeated. On the other hand, I can ...

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