Smells Like Food

Thanks for putting Mike Ciampo in Tom Brennan’s old spot on the back cover. For many years, Random Thoughts was the first thing I read. I enjoyed the no-nonsense, street-smart tips and the Irish humor Brennan displayed each month. Now we have another fire service treasure filling some very large shoes. I look forward to many years of no-nonsense articles. It really is the “basics” that allow us to do this job safely, and I know Mike Ciampo is up to the task.“Smells Like Food” (On Fire, November 2009) reminded me of a job I worked on Thanksgiving day long ago, only my job was featured on live television! We were dispatched on a brisk morning for a trash can fi...

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