In unrelated news, my condolences also go out to the Baltimore City F.D. who lost a member in the line of duty today. One FF. was killed and two injured while operating on the fireground at a two alarm fire. Baltimore is a smaller department so this loss will undoubtedly be felt throught the ranks as all of our losses are. The funeral is Monday and I’ll try to make it. FF’s take special pride in the funerals we give our brothers who lose their lives in the line of duty. It’s almost comparable to how a bride and her bridal party fuss over a wedding. The truck is placed out of service and scrubbed and waxed. The arrangements and logistics are worked out and every detail is scrutinized. I know the brothers in Baltimore are still probably in shock and mourning. Somehow they will find the strength to move forward. That’s what we do. That’s how it is. God Bless the Baltimore Fire Department. Captainden
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