Saturday, April 16, 2011

Easter Eggs dropped from helicopter

In Castle Rock, CO, we take the Easter Egg hunt to a whole new level. A helicopter makes a low altitude pass, dropping the eggs out into the field below.

Friday, April 15, 2011

Email signatures

One of my least favorite things people put in email signatures. It seems they are totally useless as well. According to the Economist "Automatic e-mail footers are not just annoying. They are legally useless."

Instead of going green by asking people not to print your email, go green by removing this useless information from your email signature, thus sending less data over the Internet and saving money and energy that way!

http://www.economist.com/node/18529895

Tuesday, April 12, 2011

Firefighter Olympics

Very cool to watch but I hope this never catches on in the US. I'd hate to see any member of our department wearing spandex...

Wednesday, April 6, 2011

Are Your Ground Ladders Safely Marked?

Read this article last year and thought it was a great idea. Just finished getting it implemented at work. See comments at the end of the article for on-line sources to purchase the DOT striping tape.

Are Your Ground Ladders Safely Marked? - Firefighter Nation - Firefighter Social Network, Training & News