Firefighters face many daily uncertainties. All too often, media coverage of a fire call or accident causes us to re-live the traumas we have witnessed, making it impossible to enjoy a normal and healthy life while off duty and away from the hall. We focus on topics surrounding travel, entertainment, transportation and the lighter side of firefighting (humor, camaraderie, and secrets of the trade).


A Memorial Ride To Remember

By: David Cossitt President TPFFCS, Ambassador CFFF “As the days flew by, donations continued to come in alongside complementary meals which showed the team how big and supportive their community truly was.“ With last year’s 2020 ride shortened due to the pandemic, athletes in the TPFFCS Memorial Ride to Ottawa were bound and determined to …

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A Travel Plan For Every Generation

his new era of travel needs to take on new shapes and follow a new set of footprints. Don’t get shaken by those challenges. We can still climb that mountain, jump in that ocean, or share a glass of vino enjoying the vista before us.

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Meet Maureen Stoecklein

When Maureen (“call me Mo”) Stoecklein spoke to CRACKYL about a life that combines her two great passions, firefighting and nutrition, she was in the quiet bay of the fire station in Canton Township, Mich. Mo reflected on a life where work and personal interests merge.

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