No More Poles At The Firehouse!
Those sexy firemen are going to have to use the stairs instead!
Those images of sexy firemen sliding down the poles at the firehouse and rushing out to save the world are a thing of the past. The National Fire Protection Association is working hard at getting rid of those poles, replacing them with slides or stairs, deeming the nostalgic poles to be just not safe.
“The pole is something we associated with as kids,” says a Seattle architect. “But the pole has been one of the biggest sources of firefighter injury”—resulting in a $13 million lawsuit in the city, which has banned poles. (Newser)
Libby Keatinge is a senior editor at BettyConfidential.