Firefighter Humor

The Ten Commandments of Rolling Code
1. Thou shalt threaten thy pumper as though it were your firstborn child.

2. Blow thy siren and shine thy light with great vigor enroute.

3. Know where thy goest at all times.

4. Be certain all those in attendance are affixed prior to venturing forth.

5. Thou shalt arriveth shiny side up.

6. Be ever so humble when thy mic is keyed.

7. Thou shalt not leave thy station 'til thy door is openeth.

8. Thou shalt not closeth thy bay door too soon.

9. Thou shalt closeth all compartment doors when thou art done.

10. Thou shalt never chastise thy driver for making a wrong turn when it results in a return to the firehouse

How many firemen does it take to change a light bulb?
Four. One to change the bulb and 3 to chop a hole in the roof.

Firefighter Terminology

Haligan Tool: Used for breaking headlights

Kelly Tool: What firefighter Kelly uses to break headlights

Water Hammer: Used to drive in water nails

Drafting: Following another fire engine really closely on the way to a fire

Backdraft: Drafting on the way back to the station

Ladder Company: Where they make ladders

Flashover: Too many lights on the pumper

Master Stream: The Mississippi

Exposures: Usually Indecent

Rollover: What you do in the ashes to make your new turnouts look old
 

 

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