Aerial pump training.

Aerial pump training.

PSA: Don’t drink and drive; and always wear your seatbelt. The driver of this car was found 75 feet from the vehicle.

PSA: Don’t drink and drive; and always wear your seatbelt. The driver of this car was found 75 feet from the vehicle.

Bravely saving the station from dirt and grime today.

Bravely saving the station from dirt and grime today.

Because we live here two days a week.

Because we live here two days a week.

Office.

Office.

On November 23rd, 2012 a gas leak led to a massive explosion in Springfield, MA. My partner and I were only a few blocks away, and were quickly dispatched to the scene. We didn’t end up treating any of the victims, so I was able to take a few photos while we were on stand-by.

Prepping for a long night.

Prepping for a long night.

My department had the opportunity to tour a 15 million gallon underground drinking water storage tank while it was being repaired.

Hurst. The original Jaws Of Life.

Hurst. The original Jaws Of Life.