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wtf

Barnwell, SC

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HAHA what a joke of a department, they have run down trucks take forever to respond and have gun ho boys on there who are just in it to run fast with the lights and siren on and there chief still wants to run things like its the 90's
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Saint Louis, MO

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I don't see you volunteering to donate your time! They do a pretty good job for not getting paid a penny. Also, most of them respond faster than any other town around here. Especially the EMTs, so don't be so quick to judge.
Kodi Wright-Phillips

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Ya kno its sad that ur saying all of this. Its a small town so sorry the trucks arent up to ur standards. As for response time ur a mess bc they have great response time. Like the other poster said u.dont seem.to be volunteering ur valuable time to help tbem out. So why dont u pick on another small town!
wtf wrote:
HAHA what a joke of a department, they have run down trucks take forever to respond and have gun ho boys on there who are just in it to run fast with the lights and siren on and there chief still wants to run things like its the 90's
thinking

West Frankfort, IL

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Sep 7, 2012
 
just me wrote:
I don't see you volunteering to donate your time! They do a pretty good job for not getting paid a penny. Also, most of them respond faster than any other town around here. Especially the EMTs, so don't be so quick to judge.
they do the best they can with what they have,buT I was also informed that they do get paid for every call they go out on.might have been told wrong info.
just me

Little Rock, AR

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Sorry but you was informed wrong. No they are volunteer.
tony clifton

Marion, IL

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id rather have the so called "joke" of a fire dept than any other fire dept any day of the week
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Fontana, KS

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my parents house burnt 6 time before the put it out. that's they said it was good then about 30 min later up n flames again. on top of that 2 of the POS so called heroes still 3 guns from my father. trash!!
TiredOfIt

Marion, IL

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Sep 14, 2012
 
If a house burnt 6 times, I am thinking it is not the FD's problem, sounds like an arson! Jeez.
LocalLaw

Marion, IL

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The T'ville fire dept. is one of the best group of volunteers to work with. Any time, any weather, any type of call, when called they show up. They make the best with what they have. More times than not they more with less than other departments of similar size and staffing. Of all the departments I've worked with I rank T'ville at or near the top most of the time.
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Herrin, IL

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I have had a fire in Thompsonville and they did an amazing job it was a trailer. I guess who ever is posting negative really doesn't know the team that volunteers for that little town. They are awesome with response time, they do a great job and get nothing in return. They work full time regular jobs but still jump out of bed all through the day or night to help anyone and everyone. While you are asleep in your bed. As far as stealing I believe you are a big fat liar and are making that up just to post a post. I've lived in Thompsonville for over twenty years and am thankful for them all. I've seen what they do and for free. Thank you to all Thompsonville firefighters. Don't let idiots who wouldn't work an hour for free put you down. The people of Thompsonville know what you do and appreciate it.
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buddy wrote:
my parents house burnt 6 time before the put it out. that's they said it was good then about 30 min later up n flames again. on top of that 2 of the POS so called heroes still 3 guns from my father. trash!!
first of all, I highly doubt they stole any guns from anyone. I know every person on the department including my husband. They are all volunteer and do not get paid. And im sorry for your fathers loss. But it's very rare a house is saved after it has caught on fire.
Thankful

Enfield, IL

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Sep 30, 2012
 
I'm thankful that we have volunteers and appreciate all their hard work.
dreamers

Springfield, MO

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Sep 30, 2012
 
U people are full of chit if u think they are a good fire dept, that hillbilly chief they got is about20 years behind the times, everyone laughs at him behind his back
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Sep 30, 2012
 
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U people are full of chit if u think they are a good fire dept, that hillbilly chief they got is about20 years behind the times, everyone laughs at him behind his back
u full of chit an a freat too boot
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Sep 30, 2012
 
dreamers wrote:
U people are full of chit if u think they are a good fire dept, that hillbilly chief they got is about20 years behind the times, everyone laughs at him behind his back
an a
freak too boot
redbarn

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Jan 25, 2013
 
LEARN TO SPELL
mandy

Murphysboro, IL

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Feb 2, 2013
 
For one almost every single one of the the guys on the fire department would take the shirt off their back to help some one in need. They are volunteer and do it to help people in need they dont get paid they have full time jobs and families. Also it takes money to get new equipment and trucks. Hint non profit and volunteer.
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Kansas City, MO

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Feb 3, 2013
 
They do a great job, Well....except for that house right across the street that burned down years ago. lol
So sad and yet unreal

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thinking wrote:
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they do the best they can with what they have,buT I was also informed that they do get paid for every call they go out on.might have been told wrong info.
. Yes u were told wrong very wrong. I personally no each and everyone of them, it's a small town there is no pay. They do classes and help and get nothing. Someone is lying. They work full time jobs but still get up in the middle of the night and go when needed.
So sad and yet unreal

Marion, IL

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dreamers wrote:
U people are full of chit if u think they are a good fire dept, that hillbilly chief they got is about20 years behind the times, everyone laughs at him behind his back
ya know I don't care what u say about the fire chief. If u feel that way that's your right but do not judge the entire bunch or guys under him who gives their all with what they have. Free. Did I say free.

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