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Video: Mich. firefighter's 2012 year on the job

A Highland Park firefighter documented a year's worth of 2012 fire calls on his helmet-cam

By Tanya Moutzalias
Mlive

HIGHLAND PARK, Mich. — Highland Park firefighter, Scott Ziegler, captured his 2012 year of fighting fires using a video camera attached to his helmet.

This inside look at a year on the front lines of fighting fires in Highland Park, the small city inside of Detroit, is overlaid with the Eminem and 50 Cent song, "Till I Collapse".

On his YouTube page, Ziegler who goes by HPZ1442, said he used a contour ROAM camera and had to replace several of the lenses and mounts throughout the year.

Full story: Helmet-cam video from Highland Park firefighter's 2012 year on the job




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Kathy Robinette Johnson Kathy Robinette Johnson Friday, January 04, 2013 2:06:11 PM Thank you for serving this community! We all could not get by without you! My son has been a firefighter/paramedic for 5 years in the Miami Beach area. This shows me a sample of the things you all go through, and I commend you!
Aj Cav Aj Cav Friday, January 04, 2013 2:08:33 PM Cool video nice work
Heath Humble Heath Humble Friday, January 04, 2013 2:34:14 PM Great Video.
Rick Krouse Rick Krouse Friday, January 04, 2013 4:04:18 PM Great video Scotty! Great job you do everyday!
Jose R Lopez Jose R Lopez Saturday, January 05, 2013 4:15:51 PM very cool.
Neil Rosenberger Neil Rosenberger Thursday, January 10, 2013 1:52:32 PM Our Brothers and Sisters in the Metro Motor City area are doing an incredible job risking their lives to protect the lives and property of their citizens. I commend you Scott for your documenting this and sharing it with all of us. May God be gracious and bless all of our Brothers and Sisters across north america and throughout the world.
Jamie Kennedy Jamie Kennedy Thursday, January 17, 2013 7:47:51 PM Yeeeah! Itchin' to get back at it. LOVE MY JOB.
Jamie Kennedy Jamie Kennedy Thursday, January 17, 2013 7:49:11 PM Mark Dainton, Solomon Tagak, Check out this guys 2012!
Mark Andrew Thomas Dainton Mark Andrew Thomas Dainton Thursday, January 17, 2013 8:15:15 PM That's true firefighting, balls to the walls awesomeness. 90% of those fires if in iqaluit would have been defensive, yet they smash it.
Jamie Kennedy Jamie Kennedy Thursday, January 17, 2013 8:17:31 PM When you get a chance, browse the guys youtube channel. Some awesome stuff there...
Solomon Innuguq Solomon Innuguq Friday, January 18, 2013 4:04:57 AM Awesome video.
Anthony Asmar Anthony Asmar Friday, January 18, 2013 1:26:00 PM Awesome footage! Nice work!
Richard Speakman Richard Speakman Sunday, January 20, 2013 4:21:44 PM be safe fellow brothers look out for each other.

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