22 yrs of fire service, all with the Kingsbury Vol Hose Co. # 1. Held ranks of Captain, 4th asst chief, 3rd asst chief,I am currently serving my second time as chief of my company. Member of HVVFA, FASNY, WCVFA,NYSAFC,AND S.A.F.E.
Why I Joined Fire/EMS
Family Buisness, love the lifestyle and brotherhood.
Your Firefighter Nation : Firefighter EMS and Rescue Social Network Box
Hello, Great to be part of such an excellent group of men & women who share the same interest of fighting fires and saving lives. I log in every chance I get just to see who is here and swap comments with friends. Feel free to add me to your list of friends or drop me a comment about my little piece of this place, I'm always looking to make new friends and chat with old ones. Feel free to scope out my company's web site www.kingsburyfire.net and let me know what ya think. I'm always looking for cool stuff to add to it so don't be bashful. To all my brothers and sisters here.... be safe, be smart,and be strong. And one other thing.....when you get in the rig be it big or small remember.... buckle up, it could just save your life! Just a few places I like to hangout, The Visiting Fireman, 1st Responders Wireless Broadcast(NY960),Yahoo IM(Firecar380). SEE YA !!!!!!!!!
Subject: Fw: "Person Down" in Vehicle - New way to commit suicide
Person Down in Auto/New way to commit suicide
Recently a new way to commit suicide has been discovered by mixing two chemicals that can be bought over the counter at local stores. They are Bonide - a sulfur spray used as an insecticide for fruit trees and hydrochloric (muriatic) acid. Once mixed, the chemicals produce heat and a flammable, noxious gas that causes the subject to pass out and the… Continue
Well another season of harsh politicing for the best and worst postitions a person could want have come to a close.
Yes, I'm talking about running for anything from a chief's position down to the appointment of captians and other officers.
So this year had a bit more of a twist since I was running for chief of my department.And I was running againt an older somewhat more seasoned firefighter who has alot of leadership skills and a list of credentials a mile long. What was my edge?… Continue
WE DID IT! WPYX106 just called and notified me that I was voted FireFighter Of The Year, I know that that it was the support from all my brothers and sisters here at the Nation that made this possible. And a very Special Thank You to Mary Ellen Shea, aka" FASNY Training" for the nomination as well as all the PR that she put into it.
I am very proud to be able to make the claim of being a member of Firefighter Nation and this without a doubt is the biggest example of why I have that… Continue
On any given day as United States Fire Administrator, I receive an abundance of information regarding the nation's fire service. As one can imagine, some of the information is good — and some is tragic.
It is the information I have been receiving over the past weeks which motivates me to comment today regarding the use – or, more importantly, the lack of use — of seatbelts. It is a tragedy when we lose a firefighter to a… Continue
OK, so maybe we need a little more enlighting on this subject since it is still happening, people we need to use our heads here, and for godsake take two seconds to "CLICK IT"! This is where I will post bad things that happen for not wearing a seatbelt. These post are mainly from "The Secretlist "@ Firefighterclosecalls.com.
I have posted thier disclaimer to relieve any legal issues and to eliminate the possibility of being deleted for illegal… Continue
Thanks for responding....you bet I wanna swap patches.....I do not have T-shirts for now but let me work on it...where do I send the patch?? My address is:
4399 Viau Street
Pierrefonds, Quebec, Canada
Thanks bro and remember to stay low and be safe!!!