What Firefighters Know with Michael Morse


What do you tell people when they ask about your job?

Most firefighters will hit the high points, talking about successful rescues or big –but non-fatal—fires.

The general public  has no idea what a firefighter really sees over the span of a career.

And that’s why we keep the reality hidden away, says today’s guest.

Captain Michael Morse is a retired Providence, Rhode Island firefighter. He has over two decades on the job.

He’s an author and a public speaker as well.

Michael’s article, The Ugly Truth About Firefighting the Public Doesn’t Understand

Michael’s blog,  Rescuing Providence

 

Trivia question:

When and where was the first practical fire engine tested?

Answer:

The first practical fire engine was tested in Cincinnati,in 1853.

Scott’s appearance on the Fire-Rescue Show