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A Guide to Becoming a Firefighter in Australia: All You Need to Know About: Applying & Testing, Assessments & Selection, Training & Working, In the Fire and Rescue Service: Covers All Australian State and Territory Fire and Rescue Services By Renato Rossi
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All you need to know about applying and testing, assessments and selection, & training and working and in the Fire and Rescue Service. Covers all Australian State and Territory Fire and Rescue... More > Services in individual sections. A Guide to Becoming a Firefighter will tell you all you need to know about your state fire service to help you make an informed decision about a career, and prepare you to be more competitive in the application and recruitment process. It also covers material on what to expect and how to prepare for training and life on the job. This guide is a must read for all general entry candidates, as well as their friends and families. It covers detailed information on how to become a firefighter, axillary firefighter, aviation firefighter, volunteer firefighter, or support worker, and all about - ENTRY ELEGIBILITY, APPLICATION AND TESTING, ASSESMENTS AND INTERVEIWS, MEDICAL AND HEALTH CRITERA, FITNESS PREPARATION, RECRUIT TRAINING AND LIFE ON THE JOB< Less
Firefighter War Stories II: More Memories from the Firehouse Years By Lew LeBlanc
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A retired Fire Captain from a Boston suburb shares over 150 stories from his 33-year career. Get a glimpse into a life that few outside of the profession ever see—that of a firefighter—by... More > a man who has lived it. LeBlanc brings you along as he shares his experiences: the camaraderie—and conflict—within the firehouse; the feeling of satisfaction in a job well done (perhaps...saving a life); and the agony of loss. Expect a roller coaster ride. The book continuously transitions from the ridiculous to the sublime; one story will be incredibly amusing, the next will leave you experiencing the same sense of loss as Mr. LeBlanc obviously felt. No matter what size department you work on, people are people and you can't make this stuff up. Perfect for those who dream of a career as firefighter, or those who would like to learn (and be entertained) more about the behind-the-scenes, day-to-day situations encountered by these brave heroes.< Less
War Stories: Some Memories from the Firehouse Years By Lew LeBlanc
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A Captain from a suburban Fire Department shares over 100 stories from his 30-year career in this collection of anecdotes. It’s not all guts and glory and running into burning buildings.... More > There’s also downtime, station life, and side jobs. He has seen people at their best and at their worst and everything in between. Just when you think you’ve seen it all, what looks like a routine call turns out to be anything but routine. Put it all together and you have an interesting study of human nature. Many of these stories will make you laugh, some will make you cry, and others will just make you stop and think. See life through his eyes, that of a career firefighter. This book is not just for firefighters. A glossary ensures that everyone can enjoy the stories, including those who may not be familiar with Fire Department jargon.< Less
Dallas Doesn’t Like Cats: The Third Adventure of Dallas the Wonder Dog By Paul Blankenship et al.
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Dallas the wonder dog is a very smart dog who knows how to do many tricks. He loves his girl, Rebecca; he loves belly rubs; and he loves his comfy bed. Dallas, however, does not like cats. Lucy is... More > a sweet kitty who also lives in Rebecca’s house. Lucy loves Dallas, and she is always trying to get his attention. Dallas is a dog, and he just cannot associate with cats. He has his reputation to think about. Rebecca discovers something that makes her wonder about Dallas’ true feelings. Based on a real-life dog, Dallas Doesn’t Like Cats is the third book in the series Dallas the Wonder Dog. This picture book, written by educators Susan Hensley Phillips and Rebecca Hensley Crook, was designed for elementary age children.< Less
Dallas Doesn’t Like Cats: The Third Adventure of Dallas the Wonder Dog By Susan Hensley Phillips et al.
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Dallas the wonder dog is a very smart dog who knows how to do many tricks. He loves his girl, Rebecca; he loves belly rubs; and he loves his comfy bed. Dallas, however, does not like cats. Lucy is... More > a sweet kitty who also lives in Rebecca’s house. Lucy loves Dallas, and she is always trying to get his attention. Dallas is a dog, and he just cannot associate with cats. He has his reputation to think about. Rebecca discovers something that makes her wonder about Dallas’ true feelings. Based on a real-life dog, Dallas Doesn’t Like Cats is the third book in the series Dallas the Wonder Dog. This picture book, written by educators Susan Hensley Phillips and Rebecca Hensley Crook, was designed for elementary age children.< Less
A Family Tragedy: Murder of Addison Weaver By Pamela Lillian Valemont
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Emile Weaver, an intelligent and pretty 20 year old student who got where she was going in life due to talent, not wealth, “found herself in the family way” as they used to say in... More > whispered undertones during the 1950’s. For Emile, the coming unwanted baby spelled the end to all her dreams at Muskingum University where she resided in prestigious style in the Delta Gamma Theta sorority house. Ohio has a Safe Haven law allowing mothers to leave their babies with on-duty representatives at a hospital, police station or fire station within 30 days of birth. At the time of Emile Weaver’s crime, she was an eight-minute walk from a police station. Yet, inexplicably, this young woman who held promise for the future is behind bars, serving a life sentence for the murder of her baby daughter, Addison Grace Weaver, born on 22nd April, 2015. The forensic numerological criminal profile of the case, focusing on both the mother and her deceased and heartlessly murdered baby daughter. Truly, a tragic family story.< Less
Souls of Silica By W.M. DeSilva
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Barnum, a small township in Silica County, population eighty, is wiped out overnight. The corpses of the populous are scattered throughout town, all victims of shots to the head. A lone sniper on the... More > roof of the gas station shoots through walls, thick forest, and cars, killing people that he can't possibly see. That he can't possibly know exist. Captain Layland of the Silica Sheriff's Department listens as a church bell in the distance signals, one by one, the death of his men. As night falls, the already disturbed sniper fires on the corpses of those he's already killed, chanting and screaming absurd commands. Layland watches as the corpses begin taking on a life of their own.< Less
A Family Tragedy: Murder of Addison Weaver By Pamela Lillian Valemont
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In May, 2016, a tragic family story was featured on the USA news. A Muskingum University student Emile Weaver, dumped her living newborn baby girl in a plastic bag and put her outside to be collected... More > with the rubbish. The intelligent 20 year old sophomore who got where she was going in life due to talent, not wealth, “found herself in the family way” as they used to say in whispered undertones during the 50’s. For Emile, the coming unwanted baby spelled the end to all her dreams at Muskingum University where she resided in prestigious style in the Delta Gamma Theta sorority house on Lakeside Drive. Ohio has a Safe Haven law allowing mothers to leave their babies with on-duty representatives at a hospital, police station or fire station within 30 days of birth. At the time of Emile Weaver’s crime, she was an eight-minute walk from a police station. Why did she not avail herself of this opportunity to surrender her child? The forensic numerological criminal analysis of both the mother and her hapless infant.< Less
With All My Love By Joan Lightning
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Letters home from a soldier in World War 2 between Oct 1939 and June 1941. Arthur Rowland was 37 when he joined the RAMC in 1939. At 37 yrs old, he did not have to join up, and his strong Christian... More > faith meant that he did not believe in killing other human beings, but he wanted to do what he could. Stationed at the 4th General Hospital in La Baule, France, he wrote home to his wife, Emma, every few days. After the fall of France he was evacuated under fire from St. Nazaire, after which he was stationed in Leeds. There he underwent still-experimental walking-stalk skin grafts on old burns on his neck (left by radium mould treatment as a boy.) The skin grafts were successful, but the procedure damaged the nerves in his neck, leaving him with reduced mobility in his arms. He was invalided out of the army in 1941. Rarely mentioning the war, his letters offer an interesting glimpse into the home life of an ordinary Christian family in the late 30s and early 40s.< Less
With All My Love By Joan Lightning
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Letters home from a soldier in World War 2 between Oct 1939 and June 1941. Arthur Rowland was 37 when he joined the RAMC in 1939. At 37 yrs old, he did not have to join up, and his strong Christian... More > faith meant that he did not believe in killing other human beings, but he wanted to do what he could. Stationed at the 4th General Hospital in La Baule, France, he wrote home to his wife, Emma, every few days. After the fall of France he was evacuated under fire from St. Nazaire, after which he was stationed in Leeds. There he underwent still-experimental walking-stalk skin grafts on old burns on his neck (left by radium mould treatment as a boy.) The skin grafts were successful, but the procedure damaged the nerves in his neck, leaving him with reduced mobility in his arms. He was invalided out of the army in 1941. Rarely mentioning the war, his letters offer an interesting glimpse into the home life of an ordinary Christian family in the late 30s and early 40s.< Less

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