What a busy time for all of us in the fire service. The spring weather has been beautiful, and we have not been receiving any rain to amount to anything. As far as the weather goes, everyone at the FFAM Annual Convention in St. Joe, Missouri told me it was one of the best that they can remember in many years. I want to thank Gail Hagans for all of the photographs. She did an outstanding job of recording the history of the 2018 FFAM Convention. I have yet to go through all of the photographs. History is so important, please never forget that.
The opening ceremony on Friday night went well and I appreciate everyone that attended. The contests were well attended and a crowd of around 250 was in attendance at the Saturday night banquet. All of these things I mentioned did not just happen by chance, but was because of a well planned and executed effort by the St. Joseph FD and the Convention Committee led by Chief Larry Jones of the Madison Fire Protection District.
Congratulations also to all the award winners and contest winners. I will let the committee chairs write about this in their articles. The speaker at the banquet did a good job. Continue Reading →