Christopher Baker
  • 39, Male
  • Susanville, CA
  • United States
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Tragic Week In The Fire Service

It doesn’t matter if you are active or retired, career or volunteer, instructor or student.“When one hurts. We all hurt. That’s who we are.” - Ryan PenningtonThoughts and prayers for all the families and also for the fire department family members.Photo Credit: California Fire FoundationSee More
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Tragic Week In The Fire Service

It doesn’t matter if you are active or retired, career or volunteer, instructor or student.“When one hurts. We all hurt. That’s who we are.” - Ryan PenningtonThoughts and prayers for all the families and also for the fire department family members.Photo Credit: California Fire FoundationSee More
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Christopher Baker's blog post was featured

The Future Firefighter: Fire Engineering Blog Talk Radio Episode 1761

Building the Unbreakable Future Firefighter“If you quit you will regret it for the rest of your life. Quitting never makes things easier.” – Admiral William H. McRavenOur guest was supposed to be Ryan Pennington from Jumpseat Training LLC. However, Ryan had a last minute schedule change and he is teaching a…See More
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The Future Firefighter: Fire Engineering Blog Talk Radio Episode 1761

Building the Unbreakable Future Firefighter“If you quit you will regret it for the rest of your life. Quitting never makes things easier.” – Admiral William H. McRavenOur guest was supposed to be Ryan Pennington from Jumpseat Training LLC. However, Ryan had a last minute schedule change and he is teaching a…See More
Mar 16
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The Future Firefighter: Fire Engineering Blog Talk Radio Episode 1724

The Future Firefighter: Episode 1724 show notes with Fire Chief Jacob McAfee from the Fresno City College - FCC Fire Academy.“The bottom line in leadership isn't how far we advance ourselves but how far we advance others.”   (Maxwell, 1998)Excerpt from the book by John C. Maxwell, The 21 Irrefutable Laws of…See More
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The Future Firefighter: Fire Engineering Blog Talk Radio Episode 1724

The Future Firefighter: Episode 1724 show notes with Fire Chief Jacob McAfee from the Fresno City College - FCC Fire Academy.“The bottom line in leadership isn't how far we advance ourselves but how far we advance others.”   (Maxwell, 1998)Excerpt from the book by John C. Maxwell, The 21 Irrefutable Laws of…See More
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What State do you live in?
CA
Type of Organization
Paid Fire Department
Job Function
Other
Years in Fire/EMS:
12
Primary Fire/EMS Department:
9
Years With Department/Agency
California Community Colleges System
Web Site:
http://instructorchrisbaker.com
About Me:
Instructor Chris Baker has over 10 years of experience in the Fire Service. He started as a volunteer firefighter for the West Stanislaus Fire Protection District and the City of Patterson in 2006. In 2007, Chris became a paid reserve Firefighter / Driver-Operator for the City of Patterson Fire Department. He spent four seasons with CAL FIRE as a seasonal Firefighter, two years with the Chevron Fire Department as a Firefighter / Engineer and three years as a Firefighter / Acting Engineer with a municipal fire department in the San Francisco Bay Area. Chris holds a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Anthropology from Pacific Lutheran University, Associates of Science Degree in Fire Service Command Company Officer from Shasta College. He is currently pursuing a Masters Degree in Emergency Services Administration.

Chris is a California State Fire Training certified Fire Officer, Driver-Operator, Fire Instructor, Lead Firefighter I Written Certification Evaluator and Firefighter I Skills Certification Evaluator. Chris is a Fire Science Instructor in the California Community College system.

Chris is a member and educator with the International Society of Fire Service Instructors. Chris is an Advocate and Regional Coordinator for Region IX (AZ, CA, HI, NV) for the Everyone Goes Home Program through the National Fallen Firefighters Foundation.
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Tragic Week In The Fire Service

Posted on March 27, 2018 at 6:30pm 0 Comments

It doesn’t matter if you are active or retired, career or volunteer, instructor or student.

“When one hurts. We all hurt. That’s who we are.” - Ryan Pennington…

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The Future Firefighter: Fire Engineering Blog Talk Radio Episode 1761

Posted on March 16, 2018 at 9:00pm 0 Comments

Building the Unbreakable Future…

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The Future Firefighter: Fire Engineering Blog Talk Radio Episode 1724

Posted on January 20, 2018 at 4:30pm 0 Comments

The Future Firefighter: Episode 1724 show notes with Fire Chief Jacob McAfee from the Fresno City College - FCC Fire Academy.

“The bottom line in leadership isn't how far we advance ourselves but how far we advance others.”   (Maxwell,…

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Maintaining the Work and Life Balance in the Fire Service

Posted on August 20, 2017 at 7:00pm 0 Comments

In my fire service career, I have worked various different shift schedules.  When I first started as a volunteer, I signed up for 24-hour shifts on a Kelly Schedule as a paid…

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At 2:55pm on August 18, 2017, Fireyladd - Chief Sharp said…

Welcome to Firefighter Nation Christopher. I'm glad you joined the group. There is lots to do, read and be involved with. Your participation and involvement is important to us all.
Chief William Sharp- Retired
Brookings Fire / Rescue
Living in Alaska

At 1:05pm on August 10, 2017, Dalmatian Productions, Inc. said…

Thanks, Chris. Great to be friends here as well. Look forward to having the chance to chat and to see you down here in sunny (not so much today!) Florida, for the Great Florida Fire School!

Stay Safe!

 
 
 

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