This Website evolved from a research project for
Professor D. Carlson. The site was originally going to be a day
in the life of a Gainesville Firefighter. After meeting at the Gainesville
Fire Department Headquarters with Michael G. Heeder, PIO/ FAEM)
the Education Specialist, The day in the life turned into an Education
I attended hours of classroom style educational lessons and learned
about all the aspects of what’s involved in Vehicle Extrication.
The next two days watched, listened, recorded and learned some more.
Let me not forget to mention that I spent three days hanging out
with a whole ‘lotta Firemen from all over the south. Did I
mention my thing for men in uniform?