Paul Combs, Whats at Steak?

by mobrian on July 19, 2009

By: Azarang (Ozzie) Mirkhah, P.E., CBO, EFO, CFO, MIFireE

Danger is lurking and our firefighters must be aware and take immediate measures to protect their own safety along with the safety of the public they are sworn to protect. All firefighters across America must become fully aware of the National Association of Home Builders (NAHB) systematic behind the scene maneuvering at the state legislative levels in many states across the land, which is intended to erode the rights of the jurisdictions to adopt and enhance building construction codes at the local levels. This is a very dangerous trend not only to the safety of the public that we are sworn to protect, but also to our own firefighters.

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Its Not Only we Can, We Must!

by mobrian on January 23, 2009

It’s time to take action for the fire service grants

By Ozzie Mirkhah, A special post from our friends at Inspector911.com

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Illustration by Paul Combs/ArtStudioSeven.Com

Illustration by Paul Combs/ArtStudioSeven.Com

The beauty of our democracy is that regardless of who we voted for back in November, we embrace the smooth transfer of authority from the old to the new president this week. After all, the love for the well being of our nation and our utmost respect for our Constitution is higher than the routine bickering and the partisan politics. I am as independent as it gets, and always in my articles refrain from the politics, yet discuss the policies that are fire related. With that said the opening paragraphs in this article about our current economic situation are only there to provide the backdrop for the main topic of this article, the fire grants, and are not intended to be divisive or along the political party lines.

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