The words firefighter and hero are synonymous with each other. The reason the word “hero” is pasted on every firefighters back is because the job is dangerous and sometimes it involves saving peoples lives. No one with any sense is going to argue that. Every time one of my guys is around me when they are leaving for a fire I say ” Don’t be a hero!” Recently I am saying it on the phone with them when they call to say they are headed home.
Now, my husband and my kids know exactly what I mean. “Don’t you do anything STUPID and get you or anyone else hurt or killed.” …
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