You might remember the name Alex Capece from our He Loves DC series; he’s a DC EMS rookie working with DCFD in the midst of all this crazy snow. He’s updated his fire blog to include thoughts from working inside a blizzard, and it’s sure not glamorous:
I lost count of how many times we had to dig the ambulance out. The engine became stuck a few times, too—and without fail, as soon as we dig ourselves out, here comes a shout from down the street: “Hey, can you guys come give us a hand?”
Read the rest, it’s worth it, and buy any firefighter, policeman, or EM tech some beer if you get the chance. They’ve earned it.