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Blazing Bricks is a new column specially tailored to the Lego Fire Community. In weekly (or sometimes bi-weekly) editions, I'll be posting advice, tips, and discussion points relevant to our hobby. The first few will be aimed towards our younger and newer builders, focusing on some advice for trucks and fleets, incidents, photography, community etiquette, entering and being a part of the real-life emergency services profession, and more topics as I see them becoming necessary or as they come to mind.

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EMS in the Modern Arena

It's been quite a while since the last BlazingBricks entry. College and work are a deadly combination in the world of Lego, or other hobbies for that matter.   Open Letter to EMS I'm sure you have all heard about the most recent terror attack in Nice, France. In this blog entry, I'll be discussing what that and other recent attacks mean for us in the world of Fire/EMS. The following  copied from a personal post I made several months ago. Now, these may paint a pretty grim

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JKontoules

 

Welcome, Probies!

You've just walked into your fire station on your first day. As an Explorer, Volunteer, or Career firefighter, your career in emergency services begins now. I was there almost 4 years ago. I signed my Explorer Post application, grabbed some gear, and got ready to train for the first time. I knew my responsibilities, I knew the job, and I had the ambition. Here are a few things to expect from your first fire job, and a few things to avoid. Know Your Job: If you're an Explorer or Junior Firefig

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JKontoules

 

Introduction

Welcome readers to Blazing Bricks! Before my first column, I'm going to introduce myself to those of you who don't know me. My name is James K, and I've been a part of the LFC since early 2010. Back in the "Good Old Days" of County [60] Command on MOCpages, studded roofs on trucks, and only a very select few members using any sort of SNOT. I started my fleet with a commercial chassis engine, aerial purchased from NBEA, a Utility unit, and a Battalion unit. I now have 6 departments with 7 unique 

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JKontoules

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