What do u think of your local fire dept??

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#1 Mar 15, 2013
They are ok
meeee

United States

#2 Mar 15, 2013
I think they do a good job,but always crying about how they put their life on the line and should be paid more money. Don't like how they lied to the hard working taxpayers for more money.
Gramzie

Portsmouth, OH

#3 Mar 15, 2013
I appreciate both the local fire dept. and squads. When my house was on fire they were here in the middle of the night quickly. Also they have come to help lift my husband on many occasions when he has fell and I could not get him up. A big thanks to the Washington township fire dept and Squad 9.
Free oj

United States

#4 Mar 15, 2013
meeee wrote:
I think they do a good job,but always crying about how they put their life on the line and should be paid more money. Don't like how they lied to the hard working taxpayers for more money.
wouldn't want to do their job should make more money is a dangerous job. I think the city used them to get more money the city powers to be are liars do not think the firefighters are they just got used !!
Exeter

Apo, AE

#5 Mar 19, 2013
I think they do a great job.

Since: Jan 13

Fulshear, TX

#6 Mar 19, 2013
I think their jod is dangerous.Maybe they have complete equipment,but they have to take risks to save people.
Stingers

Plain City, OH

#7 Mar 25, 2013
those guys n gals do a wonderful job!
really

Lucasville, OH

#9 Mar 25, 2013
I think thet are great.Thankful they are there whenever they are needed.
Vlad the impaler

Plain City, OH

#10 Mar 26, 2013
ms citizen wrote:
<quoted text>they cried for a tax levy, it passed, but haven't once since said where that levy money has been spent..
They are over paid, over fed, crybabies.
The city needs mostly volunteer firefighters..
you are a very stupid person, probably on welfare what a piece of work . The city misused the money not the fire dept.go stick ur head up ur arse ! Ask city management where the money is going. You should be spayed or neutered ....
Lee

Portsmouth, OH

#11 Mar 26, 2013
Not bad. Always room for improvement and oversight of what they are doing. Missing funds is great example of no oversight. Most are really good guys.

The tax levy and the way it was obtained made them all look really bad.

Lee
Robbed

Athens, OH

#12 Mar 26, 2013
They think of themselves as GODS. I think CROOKS. Ripping off the good taxpayers of our city.
Stingers

Plain City, OH

#13 Apr 25, 2013
So disappointing that the people think so bad of their fire dept...
yup

Portsmouth, OH

#14 Apr 25, 2013
Just keep filling the boot. Between the taxes and the embezzelment some are making a good living. Too bad the good ones got a black eye too over the no prosecution. So much for the brotherhood. At least a volunteer dept would not have the means to be so greedy.
Payer of taxes

Portsmouth, OH

#15 Apr 29, 2013
The chief wastes money on a new unmarked pickup truck so people will not notice him... What a joke must have a lot of money in the budget . What a waste of money ...
Slab Bulkhead

Dayton, OH

#16 Apr 29, 2013
They've never lost a chimney or a basement.

I kid, I kid...
dave

Plain City, OH

#17 May 6, 2013
Chief wastes money on a new pick up could have saved it , Wasteful spending!!!
blank girl

Portsmouth, OH

#18 May 6, 2013
I like them they call me honey.lol
Free OJ

Plain City, OH

#19 May 25, 2013
money wasters, know it all's, think they are above everyone,most are too lazy to work , at least in portsmouth
Mikes

Plain City, OH

#20 May 26, 2013
Most work hard except for the upper officers who are lazy know it alls .....
we need em

Portsmouth, OH

#21 May 26, 2013
Most fireman and other first responders for that matter are pretty good guys, at least the ones I know...they do stuff I couldn't do...and I don't think they get paid enough....those guys biggest problem I see is that the depts. are all jealous of each other....Most of the complaining about firemen or policemen come from within...Hell I think they all deserve more money and more praise but I also think they need to lay off each other.

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