Chris Weber
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  • Cooperstown, PA
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Chris Weber's Discussions

Anybody else have trouble with migraines?

Started this discussion. Last reply by Fabulous Heather Days of Summer Sep 19, 2010. 35 Replies

I have a problem with migraines flaring up.I see a couple Dr.'s for this but it still causes problems.Anybody else have migraine problems?I'm looking for something to try to at least make them not…Continue

Personal Bailout Systems

Started this discussion. Last reply by John M. Scheibel Sep 17, 2010. 2 Replies

I've been looking at personal bailout systems and I'm looking for any input as to pros and cons.Just curious as to how they work(they look like a good idea to me.)

Who uses what brand of SCBA?

Started this discussion. Last reply by Cory Apr 1, 2011. 75 Replies

When I started out years ago,we still had a couple of demand model MSA packs.We had Survivair Sigmas for the past 14 years and just upgraded last week to Sperian Warriors.Just curious as to who uses…Continue

 

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Latest Nation Member Activity

Rob Wesley replied to Chris Weber's discussion Howe Fire Apparatus in the group Back in the Day
Sep 12, 2014
Rob Wesley liked Chris Weber's discussion Howe Fire Apparatus
Sep 12, 2014
Timothy John Dodson liked Chris Weber's discussion Who rode the tailboard?
May 19, 2014
Richard Steward liked Chris Weber's discussion Who rode the tailboard?
May 18, 2014
Timothy John Dodson replied to Chris Weber's discussion The Steeler Nation Corner in the group The Backroom Crew
"I'm with you Tracey. I have been a Steelers fan ever since I grew up in Pa. (Favorite all-time player? #32, Franco Harris!!!!!). The team definitely needs help, and they need to start at QB. Ben "Rottenberger" is way too inconsistent…"
Mar 16, 2014
Tracey Lynn Morris replied to Chris Weber's discussion The Steeler Nation Corner in the group The Backroom Crew
"The Steel curtain team needs some help. I am grew up with this team but they need some weapons to win"
Mar 16, 2014
Titus D Carter replied to Chris Weber's discussion Who rode the tailboard? in the group Back in the Day
"I agree it was an art,bitch in winter and bad in pouring rain but nothing like it. We did in in Atlanta up till mid 80's. by the way 70- 80 model Mack with 2 jump seats but never used them until fed regs."
Oct 19, 2013
Jared micheal freeman replied to Chris Weber's discussion How many Eagles are on here? in the group Firefighters and Scouting
"i'm an  Eagle scout "
May 5, 2013
Chris Weber commented on Mike France's group The Backroom Crew
"Hi folks.I haven't been on here in ages.Hope everyone is doing alright.I see Bill and the Chief and Kyle have all dropped in too.Good to know they are still active in this crazy business.been a crazy last 3-4 months but it looks like things are…"
Mar 1, 2013
Chris Weber replied to Chris Weber's discussion Howe Fire Apparatus in the group Back in the Day
"Awesome!Howe built a TON of great rigs.If somebody built them like that today they would take over the market."
Mar 1, 2013
Chris Weber is now friends with Ron Nielsen, james r wolfe and Mike France
Mar 1, 2013
Timothy John Dodson liked Chris Weber's discussion Howe Fire Apparatus
Jan 24, 2013
Timothy John Dodson replied to Chris Weber's discussion Who rode the tailboard? in the group Back in the Day
"When I first got into the fire service in 1977 in Pennsylvania after I graduated from high school, we rode the tailboard as well. It was nice in the summer but cold as hell in the winter."
Jan 24, 2013
Timothy John Dodson replied to Chris Weber's discussion Howe Fire Apparatus in the group Back in the Day
"We still have a 1966 Howe pumper that is currently our reserve pumper. It still runs great. It was re-powered in the late 1990's with a diesel motor to replace the old gasoline motor, and the manual transmission was replaced with an…"
Jan 24, 2013
Chris Weber commented on Mike France's group The Backroom Crew
"Hey folks. Busy as heck.Trying to balance the FD,family,etc.. can be a real balancing act upon occassion.Sometimes I could be a Flying Wallenda. Hope all is well out there.Hot and humid here but we did get some precip finally. Big storms in the…"
Jul 16, 2012
Chris Weber replied to Just Plain Craig Moyer's discussion Poor fire companies and poorer attitudes
"Not private.Been in existence for 60 years yesterday.Never had tax support from our municipality.Quite a few of the smaller depts. in this area don't.We make it and do what we can.get good at making priority lists and not spending any extra…"
Jun 4, 2012

Profile Information

Type of Organization
Fire/Rescue Department - Volunteer
Job Function
Fire Chief / Chief of Department
Years in Fire/EMS:
17
Primary Fire/EMS Department:
Oakland Twp. VFD
Years With Department/Agency
17
My Training:
Started with Basic A and Essentials of Firefighting.Have had Officer training,Trained to Haz mat Ops level,EVOC,Pump I and II,PA 130-190,FI-110,Basic Arson investigation,Vehicle Extrication,ICS,NIMS 100,200,700,and 800.When I started we also still did a lot of OJT.
About Me:
Started with the Oakland VFD in 1994 after I came home from college,although I had been hanging around the firehall since I was a kid.Have lived in Oakland Twp.all my life and my grandfather was a charter member of the dept.I just took to it like a duck to water I guess.Have been Lieutenant,Captain a couple times,C2 and C3.I am also a Volunteer Forest Fire Warden with the PA Bureau of Forestry.When I started we stilll had MSA Demand SCBA and still had High boots and long coats.
I was just elected chief for 2012.
Day Job:
welder at Joy Mining Machinery(3-11 shift)in Franklin,PA
Relationship Status:
Married
Why I Love Fire/EMS
I love to be able to help people in the community.
Top Issues Facing Responders:
Volunteer recruitment and retention,increased prices for necessary equipment and having the financial resources to be able to get them.

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At 11:52am on January 2, 2012, Bob McCartney said…

Chris- been a quiet year for us only 102 calls. Im the new chief here,our chief resigned and the board ask me to take over. We need to make changes also gonna start out with some little changes then hit em with the major ones. Good luck to you

At 7:08pm on March 21, 2011, Hondo said…
Yeah...looking forward to baseball season too! Although I gotta admit I am a Yankee fan and have been for a very long time. Actually I am doing my prep work for tomorrow nights drill. Low Angle rescue training. Should be a lot of fun. Class room work then field work. I will let you know how it turns out.

Stay Safe
At 5:01pm on March 18, 2011, Hondo said…
Hey Man...just thought I'd stop by and say hello.
At 5:08pm on February 20, 2011, Bob McCartney said…
yup, new Pierce pumper/tanker. Open house saturday the 26th at 1 pm stop in and bring your dept. with you
At 11:06pm on February 17, 2011, Izzy ( J. Bade) said…
LMAO
At 10:24pm on February 17, 2011, Izzy ( J. Bade) said…
hi Chris. welcome aboard the crazy train, Im the conductor. LMAO.....if you're wife is half as bad as me, be glad we can't get together, you'd have to have bail money
At 10:15am on February 5, 2011, Hondo said…
Here we go Steelers! Here we go.....and I won't even get to see the game! I have to work 3-11 tomorrow night....WTF!
At 7:18am on January 23, 2011, Hondo said…
GO STEELERS!
At 7:11am on January 1, 2011, Hondo said…
I hope that you have a Healthy, Happy & Safe 2011.

Stay Safe
At 1:36pm on December 28, 2010, Rusty Weber said…
Born and raised in Central Illinois
 
 
 

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