Firefighters Who Won’t Put Out Fires

The fire was roaring. Smoke was billowing into the air. If you were anywhere close to the house, you could feel the heat of the blaze. This house needed to be saved! So where were the firefighters? The firemen were there too, standing off to the side. In this Obion County, Tennessee area, homeowners are…

Fighting Fire With Fire

Abigail Van Buren, best known for her famous “Dear Abby” column, was once the queen of witty advice. On one particular occasion she said something especially thought provoking: “People who fight fire with fire usually end up with ashes.” While it is true firefighters have often used fire to help limit the damage of a…

Keeping The Flame Lit

The Olympics has a very long an illustrious history.  Strangely, there have been times when the winner was not the first person to finish.  The goal of one particular Greek race was not to come in first but simply to finish the entire race with the torch still lit (J. Stowell, Fan The Flame, Moody,…