December 27, 2010 at 5:06 pm #1888
I haven't been around the past few weeks, work was crazy and then the holidays.
I work for the Chicago Fire Department and we lost 2 Firefighters and 17 more were injured 3 days before Christmas. Today starts a week long of wakes, and funerals. If you have a moment can you say a prayer for the families (both their immediate and Fire Department) of both these brave men.
I did know both of them. One worked at the same firehouse I used to be stationed at, the other had only been on the job for 18 months, and I helped train him.
Don't forget to tell your loved ones how much they mean to you, tomorrow is not promised.
KimDecember 27, 2010 at 5:55 pm #79663
Coming from a family of firefighters and many friends of we have been watching this story.
I am so sorry for your lossDecember 27, 2010 at 6:30 pm #79664
Rest now my fallen brother
Lay soft your suffering back
Rest well and forever
Your memory shall not lack
Rest your tired hands
Wipe clean your weary brow
Rest with St. Florian
Your spirit now endowed
Rest here your breaking heart
We know you gave your all
Rest easy, you’ve done your part
You’ve answered your last call
Rest knowing that in god we sought
Oh lord, watch over another who just fell
Rest assured your troubled thought
As we ring the final bell.
My prayers are with the fallen and their families…December 27, 2010 at 6:56 pm #79666
Kim, I had read about this horrible tragedy. Yes, I am sending up prayers for the fallen, along with their families and all who knew them…December 27, 2010 at 7:49 pm #79665December 27, 2010 at 8:42 pm #79667
i can't imagine…so sorry for you loss,…..and at this time of year, it makes it that much harder….December 27, 2010 at 10:11 pm #79668
Oh honey… I saw them on the news last week. My husband and I were both in tears about their families. Please let us know if there is anything we can do…
Big hugs sweet heart…December 27, 2010 at 10:39 pm #79669December 27, 2010 at 11:48 pm #79670December 28, 2010 at 12:48 am #79671December 28, 2010 at 12:51 am #79672
I hadn't heard about this, but will certainly pray for their families and friends. so sad 🙁December 28, 2010 at 3:58 am #79673
Saw this on the news last week. So sorry, Kim. I will pray for all of you!December 28, 2010 at 6:08 am #79674December 28, 2010 at 6:14 am #79675
so very sorry for the loss of your fallen family, prayers and thoughts are with you and their families at this time.December 28, 2010 at 2:24 pm #79676
I am so sorry Kim, I can only imagine how painful this is for all of you and the firefighters' families.Sending very heartfelt hugs and prayers to all of you and their families.
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