The Cape Laddermen

I am at the end of the line and my fate is certain.

I have fought the battle with the flames only to see them enraged

My duty was clear and my fate is left to the hand of god.

As I enter the fire to save some life I have met my match and will give my life

God has called for me to fight the never-ending blaze

I am but a single person full of life

And I have a family and a good life

My time was not determined until this day

I went into the fire to save a life as I would do again

Today I gave my life for everyone who may be inside

Today I went in a firefighter and came out a hero

Today I fought the final blaze and now I am at the side of god fighting the fires with everyone

Today we all fight together again

Author: by fire Chief Jeff A. Stricklin.

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Thank you to the Fire and Rescue Services of Cape Town.

Photos by Armand Hough


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About I AM Photography

Born in sunny South Africa I am an adventure seeker with a taste for beauty and good pictures. I have been in the industry for a couple of years now and learned my tricks from the best.

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