Firefighting

I know that it was just Bill Mannings opinion about the heroics that the firefighter took upon

Issue 2 and Volume 150.

I know that it was just Bill Manning`s opinion about the heroics that the firefighter took upon himself to jump in after a woman who jumped to take her own life, but in my opinion that decision was foolish. I feel Manning is giving a false message that it is okay to put your life at risk without considering your own safety. Haven`t you heard the phrase, “You should be part of the solution, not part of the problem”? I feel that firefighters can be heroes without risking their own lives. That is our job! Manning talks about a radio talk show host getting phone calls saying that the firefighter was “crazy and dangerous.” Well, was he? Why wasn`t the same amount of recognition given to the boaters downstream who pulled them both to safety? Because they weren`t firefighters? Because they didn`t jump 13 stories to save anybody? They were…

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