Author: Ellie

June 27, 2016 Ellie No comments exist

To say everyone wasn’t happy at the result was something of an understatement. The result had stunned everyone ‘we’re out said one of the fire fighters’. The fire station mess room was amass with fire extinguishers and waiting cleaning but the focus was defiantly on the current political turmoil so far away from here. Yesterday’s…

June 23, 2016 Ellie No comments exist

The fire station main garage where the fire engines were kept and lovingly maintained was swept and moped, it looked spectacular. Today was a very special day in the life of the village fire station. Today was ‘D’ Day – delivery day on which new fitness machines were to be installed. Three elliptical cross trainers,…

June 22, 2016 Ellie No comments exist

The morning after the day before all the fire-fighters set to in a bid to brandish the shiniest fire extinguisher in the fleet. Liberty boats were tided-to for the rest of the forenoon watches, uckers lashed and stowed and the tea boat placed beyond anyone’s reach. There was chatter being had with reference to the…

June 10, 2016 Ellie No comments exist

Today’s mission had been planned for weeks, months perhaps and today had finally arrived. Today was here and there was no going back a day to take a deep breath. They all assembled in the small mess room waiting for leading fire0fighter Alison to dole out the jobs so the big task would be completed…

June 9, 2016 Ellie No comments exist

Busy was not the word for it as the fire-fighters supervised by leading fire-fighter Alison worked towards gather all the necessary resources to complete the current mission. Leading fire-fighter Alison was somewhat beside herself as she had just learnt that she had successfully passed her Institute of Fire Engineers qualifications so she was now a…

June 9, 2016 Ellie No comments exist

Everyone piled into the fire engine as the bell echoed around the garage of the small fire station. Some had been servicing old fire extinguishers that were now used for training purposes and others were checking equipment in the fire engine side lockers. The location of the incident was unknown to the fire-fighters but leading…

June 8, 2016 Ellie No comments exist

There was a blood curdling scream from the mess room that no one in the small windy little street that the village fire station sat on, let alone the fire station itself could fail to hear. It was fire-fighter Alan who had discovered purely by chance fire-fighter Steve’s spider and other assorted arachnids collection in…

June 8, 2016 Ellie No comments exist

  Today was Sunday or so they thought in the mess room. The problem was that their body clocks were so messed up due to switching watches and shift times every four days or nights that you just lost all sense of time. Fire-fighter Mike used his wrist watch as the day was clearly displayed…

June 7, 2016 Ellie No comments exist

  It didn’t seem to matter what time of day or night it was there always seemed to be something that needed to be done and done usually with urgency. That was the name of being a front-line emergency professional fire-fighter Steve resigned himself. Today was no exception leading fire-fighter Alison had discovered to every…

June 7, 2016 Ellie No comments exist

    OK who’s stolen my roller skates cried fire-fighter Steve in horror. I left them by the stairs mess cupboard and when I went back they were gone! All the fire extinguishers had been cleared away for a very important inspection that seemed to be coming so very often these days. Fire-fighter Steve used…