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Texas Roadhouse Hosting OPD, Owensboro Firefighters Charity Events
Cops, firefighters, ribs? Texas Roadhouse in Owensboro will be hosting a "Fire vs. Police" Rib-Eating contest Monday night (June 18th) at 5:00pm. Five OPD officers will face off against five Owensboro Firefighters and the winning team (each member must consume a half slab of ribs, …
Fire Safety Week Reminds Me of Bizarre and Dangerous Rescue
My dad was the ultimate rubber-necker. You know how most people, due to simple human nature, will slow down or stop if they see a wreck or a fire? Dad would actually get out of the car to get a closer look--in some cases, a MUCH closer look. That was usually because he knew most of the police or fir…
Hydrant Testing No Cause for Alarm: Now You Tell Me!
A very long time ago, I was driving to work. It was late; I was working thirds. As I was driving through town, I noticed that every fire hydrant I passed was open and spewing water all over the street. I don't remember who was on the air at the time, but he didn't seem to be too concerned when I tol…