Sorry for not updating you all on what I've been doing, but I haven't had any computer access until now. One of the other firemen with me let me use his computer.
We (all of the Ohio strike teams) are in what is called staging in Alexandria LA. We are sitting here doing nothing until they decide if we are needed elsewhere. So to be honest we are bored out of our minds. We are sleeping on army type cots and none of us are young pups anymore. We wake up every day with back aches and muscle pain. We are eating food provided by FEMA, which sometimes OK most times isn't great. We have been treated really well by most of the residents and they are truly happy to see us. They are very accomodating and the true southern hospitality is true.
We still have no idea when we are coming home as the state of LA really likes the Ohio team as they have sent home PA and MD teams already. I will try to post pics as I can when I come home.
Thanks for thinking of us and I'll try to keep you updated.