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Larry Smith: Let's don't take what the firefighters did for granted

They saved a piece of history - maybe a whole block. -LARRY SMITH
Midnight fire at Arnold/Firestone Building does heavy damage

Larry Smith, the WAVE 92.7 FM radio, wants the world to know how proud he is of what the firefighters did last night and this morning."I don't want this moment to pass without telling the firefighters of Columbia and Breeding just how proud I am for what they did last night.

They saved the basic structure of a historic building, and more. Without their efforts, the entire city block might have been destroyed - and we may have had the same thing happened as did with the Hotel Miller in 1977, when that landmarked burned beyond repair.

The departments are a credit to the memory of Charles "Sparky" Sparks, who is surely smiling down from heaven on members of both departments.

I hope everyone will joing me in giving them the thanks they deserve. They are all our heroes. - Larry Smith

This story was posted on 2012-04-30 10:39:34
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