We had just gotten back from a call, I pulled up Β by the station and saw a piece of something on the side of the road. I thought to myself “that doesn’t look like a good thing to run over, I’ll pick it up later so no one runs over it”, so I went around it with the front wheel best as I could, but when I swung out in the street to back in I ran over it with the back tire.

Get backed in, open the door and was greeted with a not so lovely sound, “SSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSS”…you could hear a big air leak.

I looked at my partner and said “do you hear that?”

He went to go check it out, and I went to go pick up that piece of trash,or whatever it was, because I knew exactly what had happened. I have no idea what it was other then a mixture of plastic and metal.

We have a second ambulance but it was currently out of service. πŸ˜› Called the maintenance guy, couldn’t get a hold of him, and it was getting late…

ThankfullyΒ he got back to us within 10 minutes, and was able to come down to the station toΒ put on one of the spare tires. Yay!

Word of advice: Don’t slice ambulance tires. πŸ˜›

 

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You can’t really tell in the picture, but it did loose a lot of air.

 

 

 

Last night was first my very first class…it went exceptionally well and I’m looking forward to the next one! πŸ™‚

 

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And so it begins!

 

 

Thank you so much for your prayers…I appreciate them so much!!! πŸ™‚

~Cassia

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What Not To Do When Driving An Ambulance & First Night of Class

11 thoughts on “What Not To Do When Driving An Ambulance & First Night of Class

  • August 11, 2015 at 1:56 pm
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    Congrats on starting! I will be taking my practical exam this Saturday! You are going to love class!

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    • August 11, 2015 at 8:49 pm
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      Thank you! We’ve barely gotten started and I already love it! πŸ™‚ Let me know how Saturday it goes!!! πŸ˜€

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      • August 16, 2015 at 8:10 pm
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        I passed my practical exam!! Now up is the written test. I am excited to be at the end.

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        • August 17, 2015 at 9:28 am
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          Woo Hoo!!!!!!!!!!!!! Congratulations!!!! πŸ™‚ πŸ™‚ πŸ™‚ ~Cassia

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  • August 11, 2015 at 7:23 pm
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    I have been lurking around your blog for a couple of months now, but never commented before. I’m so happy to see that you’ve been able to begin fulfilling your dream of EMS/EMT, Cassia! Congratulations from a complete internet stranger and good luck!

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    • August 11, 2015 at 8:50 pm
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      Thank you, Magda! πŸ™‚ And thanks for commenting, we love hearing from our readers. πŸ™‚ ~Cassia

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  • August 15, 2015 at 7:12 pm
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    Ohhh… I’m so happy for you!

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  • August 17, 2015 at 1:45 am
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    Oh, my! Well I’m glad it turned out ok in the end. How exciting to be starting your class!

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  • August 22, 2015 at 8:48 pm
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    Congratulations, Cassia! How wonderful that your dreams are becoming a reality. Best of luck!

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  • September 14, 2015 at 12:56 pm
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    I did a blog post about the outcome of my EMT exam. Hope your class is going well for you!

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    • September 15, 2015 at 7:45 pm
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      Going over to read it right now! πŸ™‚ Yep, they’re going good! Hard, and overwhelming at times but going great! πŸ™‚ ~Cassia

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