Well another fair is in the books and despite all the bumps and problems and lessons learned it was a good one in the end. We had some good training and good participation. The equipment was exceptional as always and thanks to all the departments that donated to us. There were several vendors that gave us the best tools to go with the trucks to make our jobs and tasks as safe as possible. A special thanks to a special person, that usually goes above the rest to make sure we have every thing we need and want, Mike McNeil with Sentinel. Mike gives without any questions except one, “is that going to be enough Bubba?” Yes Mike, that’s enough. Let some others help also.
Mike also contributes to my history program. I ask vendors of the fire service to donate anything their company has for us to reward the personnel to keep moral high, and that comes in several ways. Mike has for several years donated a fire helmet and this year he gave me two of them to award. All the firefighters and EMS do look forward to that and he also gives a lot of other smaller things to draw for. Mike, thanks for all you do for the State Fair Fire and Rescue! You are special to us in many ways! Continue Reading →