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Firefighting News: Ohio Firefighters Discuss Shooting Near Fire Station

05/18/2013
A Columbus (OH) firefighter said the shock of seeing a police shootout end in a fire-station parking lot on Wednesday morning was quickly replaced by professionalism and training, reports The Columbus Dispatch. "It's hard to process everything that you're seeing, feeling, hearing when 15 seconds earlier, you were in a dead sleep and you wake up to a popping sound that's very close and you know that it's gunshots," said Gary Greiner, a 32-year veteran. But within minutes, firefighters went from taking cover in the locked-down station to responding to the call just outside their door. "It's kind of disbelief, and then training takes over and we know what we need to do,&quo...

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