Uniform Stories Staff
Uniform Stories provides unique insight from the men and women in firefighting. The stories told in this column are meant to offer a channel for firefighters to share their experiences while connecting with the community and each other. Uniform Stories content is both entertaining and practical.
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11 unbelievably good imitations of sirens–
You have to hear these
The dangers of firefighting–
This video shows the darker side of firefighting.
The forgotten corner of the first responder universe–
The role, though thankless, is endlessly important.
Volunteer firefighter: House fire timeline–
There should be plenty of time to knock the fire, grab a few hours of sleep and make it to work; what could possibly go wrong?
10 reasons not to become a volunteer firefighter–
Some people just aren’t fit for the volunteer life. You know, like people who enjoy sleep.
8 personalities you'll meet in the fire service–
Be honest, which are you?
12 slang terms only a firefighter would know–
Too bad the deckie is a Jake.
Why there's never a 'perfect moment' to quit firefighting–
I look forward to the days when the horrific memories are gone forever and just the good ones survive
5 signs your firefighter spouse has PTSD–
Ever read an article on PTSD and wondered, “Does my spouse have this?”
My children don’t know their father before PTSD–
As hard as I tried, I couldn’t protect our children from every episode that ripped through our house. Here’s our story.
5 signs you’re a hobbyist firefighter–
Do you overuse your firefighter discount? Yep, you’re a hobbyist
A brief response to the firefighter who suggested I kill myself–
I guarantee this person would never have said something so ugly in person
The fire department closet: Being gay in bunker gear–
I am a volunteer firefighter. I am also gay.
When everything changed for me as a firefighter–
Everyone knows firefighters don't get older, they get better
When firefighters can't forget things they see–
I've got a lot on my mind after all these years, every one of those years filled with similar incidents
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