Gary McGinnis
  • 62, Male
  • Sykesville, MD
  • United States
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Mary and Gary McGinnis are now friends
Apr 28, 2009
Gary McGinnis replied to Wendy Norris's discussion Firefighters Are At A Higher Risk For Getting Cancer- in the group International Association of Fire Chiefs- Safety Health & Survival Section
"I think this is a he said she said kind of contest. A battle of the experts. If you have enough money you can find a person to back your claim. Perhaps the IAFC can work to get a bonifide firefighter cancer study by a reknown organization that will…"
Apr 17, 2009
Gary McGinnis is attending Firefighter Nation WebChief's event
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FFN Gathering (& Free T-Shirts) at FDIC at Alcatraz Brewing Company, Circle Centre Mall

April 24, 2009 from 5:30pm to 8:30pm
Calling all members of Firefighter Nation! Are you going to the FDIC Conference in Indianapolis?Come meet your fellow Firefighter Nation members, along with our editors and staff!We're pleased to announce the first ever (and first of many) gatherings for Firefighter Nation members. You are connecting online - now meet each other in person!Here's how it works:1. Come to the FireRescue Magazine/Firefighter Nation booth #3731 in the Exhibit Hall on Thursday, April 23rd from 2-6:30pm.2. Be one of…See More
Apr 9, 2009
Gary McGinnis replied to Cory's discussion Is anybody going to FDIC in Indianapolis April 20-25, 2009
"I will be there through Friday. I am not sure if I am leaving Friday night or Saturday super early. I got a room through Priceline at the Holiday Inn Express within walking distance. I am not sure what all I will go to but I will be there. I will…"
Apr 7, 2009
Gary McGinnis commented on Cindy Devone-Pacheco, FireRescue's blog post FEMA Heart Study: A lesson in situational awareness
"Proper eating and diet are part of the culture we need to change. I am trying to eat a high fiber diet but I cinfess when I saw a platter of ribs last night I went at them like a hungry wolf. I have a family histroy of heart problems and…"
Apr 2, 2009
Gary McGinnis joined Wendy Norris's group
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International Association of Fire Chiefs- Safety Health & Survival Section

The Safety, Health and Survival (SHS) Section was established in 2005 to provide a specific component within the IAFC to concentrate on policies and issues relating to the health and safety of firefighters.
Mar 31, 2009
Gary McGinnis joined Firefighter Nation WebChief's group
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Firefighter Close Calls Fans & Friends

For fans and friends of FirefighterCloseCalls.com, promoting firefighter safety and lessons learned from incidents worldwide.Join this Group Now If You Are a Friend or Fan of FirefighterCloseCalls.com, Chief Billy Goldfeder & the Secret List.See More
Mar 31, 2009
Dustin J. Millis commented on Gary McGinnis's blog post FDIC
"Hey Gary... my chief, a fellow FF, and myself are heading down to FDIC for a couple of days. Should be a party as always lol. Anyway... we will all be wearing Hebron Fire Rescue shirts. Dont be afraid to say hi if ya see us Dustin"
Mar 27, 2009
Tom commented on Gary McGinnis's blog post FDIC
"I might see you at the Cumberland Valley Convention as I am a captain at Aetna Hose Hook and Ladder Company. (The company hosting the convention) Bring as many people you can."
Mar 26, 2009
Gary McGinnis left a comment for Shannon Pieper, FireRescue Magazine
"HI Shannon, I was at teh EGH SUmmitt in Emmitsburg too. I hope you post something about the summitt or wirte an article (both would be great). I am one of the Maryland Advocates."
Mar 26, 2009
Gary McGinnis posted a blog post

FDIC

I will be driving out to FDIC on Sunday April 19. Monday I will be in Bully Goldfeder's class all day. I don't know where I'll be the rest of the time. I plan on going to the National Fire Academy Alumni meeting and the National Fallen Firefightrers Stop, Drop, Rock and Roll.I will be looking for firefighter safety classes and of course all the brand new shiney apparattus. Hook up with me and get your picture taken and have a genuine FDIC souvinveer that you don't have to find room for in your…See More
Mar 26, 2009
Fireyladd - Chief Sharp left a comment for Gary McGinnis
"Gary, welcome to the Nation. I am glad you dropped in to join the group. Dont be shy just jump in anywhere and get your feet wet. There is lots to do, read and be involved with. Your participation and involvement is important to us all. Takes a bit…"
Mar 26, 2009
Leo Cartwright left a comment for Gary McGinnis
"Hi there Gary; I’m Leo from Australia, Paramedic; Welcome to FFN hope U enjoy the site and gather many friends during your stay. If you read my profile and think that I am suited; please feel free to add me to your collection of FFN friends.…"
Mar 25, 2009
Gary McGinnis is now a member of My Firefighter Nation
Mar 25, 2009

Profile Information

Type of Organization
Fire/Rescue Department - Volunteer
Job Function
Firefighter
Years in Fire/EMS:
38
Primary Fire/EMS Department:
Sykesville
Years With Department/Agency
38
Other Past or Current Departments and Organizations
Member of Maryland Stae Fireman's Association Safety Committee. MD Advocate for National Fallen Firefighters Everyone Goes Home Program
My Training:
firefighting, hazardous materials, firefighter safety
About Me:
Heavily involved in firefighter safety thorugh the state and EGH programs
Day Job:
US DOT Hazardous Materials (fireworks)
Relationship Status:
Single
Why I Joined Fire/EMS
Helping other citizens.
Why I Love Fire/EMS
I have met so many great people and made such great friends.
Top Issues Facing Responders:
Staying alive in todays lightweight and highly falmmable environments. Maintaining situational awareness.

Gary McGinnis's Blog

FDIC

Posted on March 26, 2009 at 7:30am 2 Comments

I will be driving out to FDIC on Sunday April 19. Monday I will be in Bully Goldfeder's class all day. I don't know where I'll be the rest of the time. I plan on going to the National Fire Academy Alumni meeting and the National Fallen Firefightrers Stop, Drop, Rock and Roll.



I will be looking for firefighter safety classes and of course all the brand new shiney apparattus. Hook up with me and get your picture taken and have a genuine FDIC souvinveer that you don't have to find room… Continue

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At 1:52am on March 26, 2009, Fireyladd - Chief Sharp said…
Gary, welcome to the Nation. I am glad you dropped in to join the group. Dont be shy just jump in anywhere and get your feet wet. There is lots to do, read and be involved with. Your participation and involvement is important to us all. Takes a bit to kinda figure it all out but you will be glad you did. Have fun and look around.


Chief William Sharp
Southern Oregon Coast
At 4:08pm on March 25, 2009, Leo Cartwright said…
Hi there Gary; I’m Leo from Australia, Paramedic; Welcome to FFN hope U enjoy the site and gather many friends during your stay. If you read my profile and think that I am suited; please feel free to add me to your collection of FFN friends. If I have not added you as a friend, it’s because I have reached my Max and I am waiting for members to reply to me.
I also collect Patches and badges; looking for Police, Medical, Dispatcher & Fire service patches. If U know someone in these groups and/or U are interested, have them contact me. My Email is lecar1@bigpond.net.au
Cheers Leo
 
 
 

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