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Salty dog
05-12-2011, 11:18 AM
I was asked to blog on the local addition of Patch. The AOL string of online community newspapers. The indictment of the arsonist who burned down my favorite pizza joint prompted me to post an old fireman story.

Edit:
Oops. It won't be officially published until noon central.

I'll repost then.

Salty dog
05-12-2011, 02:07 PM
Here it is.


http://caledonia.patch.com/blog_posts/arsonists-are-cowards

tk59
05-12-2011, 02:22 PM
Damn. You should be dead right now... That's crazy.

echerub
05-12-2011, 03:01 PM
Wow.

SpikeC
05-12-2011, 03:42 PM
Whew! What a hair raiser!

Ichi
05-12-2011, 04:10 PM
Very good writing, felt like I was there. My brother is a Firefighter I salute you!:beer:
Smoke Alarm...dinner is ready... time to put the wet stuff on the red stuff :thumbsup2:

MikeZ
05-14-2011, 02:23 AM
+1 on the good writing coming from one who has difficulty reading it was very captivating...They ever catch the guy?

Salty dog
05-14-2011, 02:44 PM
No. The cops did a half assed job investigating. Pisses me off to this day.

PierreRodrigue
05-14-2011, 03:04 PM
Salty, wow... A few moments either way, the result could have been much different. I have nothing but respect for those who serve, putting life and limb on the line for those of us, that a lot of times take for granted what Emergency Responders do, or like yourself, have done in the past to keep us regular folk safe. I'm glad it went well that day, and you got to live to tell the tale. A lot, to many, have not been so lucky. I live in a different country, but thanks for your sacrifice, and a thank you to any still making that sacrifice.

Pierre