There’s No Book For This

As a Chief you take on many duties.  Some are pleasant, others are simply annoying.  The one duty you pray you never have to perform is one that there is no training for.

There’s No Book For This

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  • On March 28th 2014 we changed the comment system we were using. Unfortunately it did not import existing comments. The following are comments posted prior to the change:

    DFDLegacy on February 12, 2013 at 8:05 AM said:

    Comments from Facebook:
    Terry Harriman: One of the worst days for me ever. We lost two great guys that day, Joe Torkos and Walt Grysko. Walt survived the crash but he was severely injured and retired from the DFD, never to work again. To correct the story, Ladder 7 was not on that run, we heard the crash on the radio and was first on the scene as we left the station to help our brothers. Due to company closings, E-17 was heading to a box that they normally would not have been sent to.

  • Doug on February 7, 2013 at 8:38 AM said:

    Very heart wrenching Sheryl. Couldn’t hold back the tears. Glad to see more posts. Hope you can continue to get guys to do stories.

  • Ken Chojnacki on February 7, 2013 at 7:48 AM said:

    Your doing such a fine job with your web site. I enjoy the stories , and pictures. The story from the Chief about the day FEO Toroks past brought tears to my eyes. It’s amazing that it’s been 6 years already that he has past. Keep up the good work. And DFD FOREVER………………..

  • sheryljayson

    Comments from Facebook:

    Terry Harriman: One of the worst days for me ever. We lost two great guys that day, Joe Torkos and Walt Grysko. Walt survived the crash but he was severely injured and retired from the DFD, never to work again. To correct the story, Ladder 7 was not on that run, we heard the crash on the radio and was first on the scene as we left the station to help our brothers. Due to company closings, E-17 was heading to a box that they normally would not have been sent to.

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  • Doug

    Very heart wrenching Sheryl. Couldn’t hold back the tears. Glad to see more posts. Hope you can continue to get guys to do stories.

  • Ken Chojnacki

    Your doing such a fine job with your web site. I enjoy the stories , and pictures. The story from the Chief about the day FEO Toroks past brought tears to my eyes. It’s amazing that it’s been 6 years already that he has past. Keep up the good work. And DFD FOREVER………………..