The 19 of august 2003 I got the chance to participate on the firepatrol from 2100 o'clock to midnight!
It was very interesting and also nice to feel, that I (if necessary) could do something for the area, I love so much.

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Tony arrives in the firetruck, and the 3 hours drive and inspectionin the area could begin.

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But first we had to stop at the 'waterplace' and check if the watertank in the truck was full. (It is me and Spiro standing next to the truck).

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It was a nice tour on many small roads in the mountains and there was luckely no sign of fire anywhere,

but we found a very tired (and thirsty) pigeon sitting next to the road.

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The pigeon was very carefully inspected by Spiro

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It joined us on the rest of the tour, sitting in the truck on the extra firehoses next to me

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but very often it prefered to hide close to my heart under my 'firejacket' -

Nice to know, that Spiro brought it home, and took good care of it, so it could be OK again!

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Stop at one of the good wuepoints.Tony in radiocontact with the firecentral.

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Nice nightwue over Kokkari, with Samos city in the background.