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    Car Wrecks, First Responders

    Driving home to Fort Dodge tonight from Ames we came upon a huge wreck. A semi and about 4-5 cars that we could visibly see. Hopefully nobody on here was involved or knows anyone involved, but it got me thinking about how terrible it would be to be first on the scene of one of these accidents. My respect for first responders has increased dramatically after this. Looking at the vehicles, it was apparent that not everyone made it out of this wreck with their lives. Just wanted to take the chance to thank all of you that are first responders or are involved in anything similar. Be sure to appreciate every day, we're not guaranteed tomorrow.



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    Re: Car Wrecks, First Responders

    Prayers to those involved.



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    Re: Car Wrecks, First Responders

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    Deep thoughts by JoshTheCyclone.
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    Re: Car Wrecks, First Responders

    Been the first responder to things like this. Its hell to see. Especially when young people are involved. Sending prayers



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    Re: Car Wrecks, First Responders

    Quote Originally Posted by JoshTheCyclone View Post
    Driving home to Fort Dodge tonight from Ames we came upon a huge wreck. A semi and about 4-5 cars that we could visibly see. Hopefully nobody on here was involved or knows anyone involved, but it got me thinking about how terrible it would be to be first on the scene of one of these accidents. My respect for first responders has increased dramatically after this. Looking at the vehicles, it was apparent that not everyone made it out of this wreck with their lives. Just wanted to take the chance to thank all of you that are first responders or are involved in anything similar. Be sure to appreciate every day, we're not guaranteed tomorrow.
    Yeah, much respect to first responders. I hope all are ok in this wreck.



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    Re: Car Wrecks, First Responders

    Quote Originally Posted by JoshTheCyclone View Post
    Driving home to Fort Dodge tonight from Ames we came upon a huge wreck. A semi and about 4-5 cars that we could visibly see. Hopefully nobody on here was involved or knows anyone involved, but it got me thinking about how terrible it would be to be first on the scene of one of these accidents. My respect for first responders has increased dramatically after this. Looking at the vehicles, it was apparent that not everyone made it out of this wreck with their lives. Just wanted to take the chance to thank all of you that are first responders or are involved in anything similar. Be sure to appreciate every day, we're not guaranteed tomorrow.
    hope there were no fatalities... i actually dispatch people to scenes of accidents at my job. well, if there is a death anyways. i hear some messed up stories from some officers/troopers that call in. makes me think sometimes. i couldnt do their job myself i dont think


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    Re: Car Wrecks, First Responders

    Quote Originally Posted by kilgore_trout View Post
    No problem. Thanks for removing your reference to my *******, ****face.


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    Re: Car Wrecks, First Responders

    Quote Originally Posted by JoshTheCyclone View Post
    Be sure to appreciate every day, we're not guaranteed tomorrow.
    You have no idea ... got cutoff on I-35 southbound tonight tried to brake so i didn't rear end the **** and spunout into the guard rail ... not sure how I didn't hit or get hit by another car ...



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    Re: Car Wrecks, First Responders

    Quote Originally Posted by dzmetcalf View Post
    You have no idea ... got cutoff on I-35 southbound tonight tried to brake so i didn't rear end the **** and spunout into the guard rail ... not sure how I didn't hit or get hit by another car ...
    There was a jeep that did a 360 on the Merle Hay bridge in front of me last night on the way home, I was lucky to get around him, and I do not believe the jeep got hit, it was also a miracle that a State Trooper was just ahead of him, and turn on his lights right away.

    I hate winter driving conditions.



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