Cook & Ladder – From the Roanoke Times

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Cook & ladder
At Roanoke’s Fire Station No. 2, often where there’s smoke, there’s good eats.

By Lindsey Nair | 981-3343

* Watch a slideshow with audio

When the alarm sounded in the kitchen at 3:30 p.m., First Lt. Jim Cady was managing a boiling pot of potatoes, a pan of hissing sausages and a mess of cabbage.

The Roanoke firefighter hadn’t even started on his homemade bread yet.

“Whooooooop! Whooooooop! Engine No. 2, Engine No. 10, Engine No. 5,” a crackling voice began.

“That’s us,” said Cady, clamping down lids and switching off burners.

Wait. They didn’t call for the ladder truck. False alarm. (Read More)

It is always great to see Roanoke’s Firefighters in the news. Today, this article in the Roanoke Times featured Station #2 A-Shift. While I am sure the ribbing from the guys across the City has been fun, these types of articles help keep the firefighters in the Public’s eye and provides a positive look into what we are all about.

Be sure and watch the slideshow with audio – this offers a unique view into the kitchen at #2A.

Thanks Lindsey

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