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  1. Firefighter58

    How I met and became friends with Ronnie Hawkins

    This go's back to about January 1975, at the time I was working part time for Jack Lyons of Lyons Auto Body and Towing. I was driving a tow truck for Jack and on this particular night I received a call for someone stuck in a driveway as during the day we had received about a quarter inch of ice...
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    Firefighter Stories

    RITCHEY CRES. PUMPER 102 At about 2am in about 1970 or 71on a very cold January night we recieved a call for a reported house fire on Ritchey Cres. Before our arrival we could smell smoke that is usually an indication that you do have a fire, the old Lakeview homes that were built pre second...
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    Firefighter Stories

    Station 114, supper time I was on Squad 3 we did all Squad work for the North half of the city plus we were the Hazmat Squad ( we were all certified Hazmat Tecks ) and we also covered the airport. The two fellas with me are on the Pumper, the other six guys are cooking supper or supervising the...
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    Firefighter Stories

    Ok folks back again, I think were I left of was I had just got accepted on the Fire Dept. I was still working part time for the Flash gas station at the time, Others working there were Cliff Stewart along with the mechanics Buck Tracey and Murray Burt , Jack Grix, my brother Marshall, George...
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    Firefighter History

    Hello friends, many of you know me and know that I was a firefighter with the City Of Mississauga for 40 years give or take a week or two, and many of you know that I was diagnosed with ALS about 5 years ago, but what many of you don’t know was that I was also involved it the towing industry for...
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    I just received a Quantum edge 2.0 wheelchair from the ALS society, is that a good, relielable wheelchair.
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    Large amount of saliva

    Has anyone found anything that works for a large amount of sylivl, especially when eating. Al.
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    My grandfather was having a problem with hemorrhoids so my grandmother went to the store and bought him some suppositories, a few days later she asked how he was doing, he then replied, nothing, for all the good they did I might as well shoved them up my ass. Al
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    Food processor

    Hi folks, can you guys advise me on a good food processor to make up feed tube mixtures. Don’t need it yet but getting close to Christmas and you never know what Santa my bring. Thanks Al.
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    A new scooter

    Just got a new scooter, it's called the Golden Buzz Around. Great scooter, will go approximately 10 miles on a charge at 5mph ( full speed) The big advantage of this scooter is that my wife can take it apart in 2 minuets and put it in the trunk of the car, no tools required. Reassembly is just...
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