The mere fact that you are a firefighter - paid, industrial or institutional in no way
makes you a professional. You become a professional firefighter only when you exhibit the
Knowledge, attitude, skill, and habits that have been honed to the highest degree of education,
Training, experiences, and Love for your profession.

The Example and conduct you display at the scene will always be the only yardstick by
which your peers and the people you serve can judge you and the organization you represent.

That judgement will form the opinion of each and every person with you and your
Organization, and that judgement will precede you in the form of your reputation as a