Michael Piccoletti
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  • Old Forge, PA
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I.D. Cards for Department

Started this discussion. Last reply by Paul Wilson Jul 31, 2012. 21 Replies

Does anyone have ID Cards for their department? If so, and you went though an online company to create and print these, I'm currently trying to research one to go with, but I'm having a difficult…Continue

 

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Michael Piccoletti replied to FFN WebTeam's discussion Long Beach Apartment Fire Size-Up
"100% Volunteer Response. Small town departments. Initial assignment should bring 2-3 trucks, 4 Engines, 2 Rescues. (Man power issues force large alarm boxes, don't need the apparatus, need the manpower...) More staffing at night then during…"
Jul 30, 2016
Michael Piccoletti replied to Dustin Sandrock's discussion TIC's
"My department purchased 7 Bullard Eclipse Thermal Imagers this year. Every man on our ladder truck comes off with a camera. In my experiences in fire's, I love them. We ordered all with heat colorization  and one…"
Nov 7, 2012
Michael Piccoletti posted a blog post

On Volunteer Fire Department's...

If anyone has had a rough time in the Volunteer Fire Service it has been me. I've done everything in my short time being a fireman from starting off being completely ignored as a new, younger generation jr. fireman and no one would teach me anything, to almost being arrested for things I didn't do, to sitting on the opposite side sitting at a police station after a member went down for something big. And now, I'm one of the leading fireman in my company, with thousands of hours of research,…See More
Nov 3, 2012
Michael Piccoletti commented on Mick Mayers's group Cancel The Engine
Nov 2, 2012
Michael Piccoletti joined Mick Mayers's group
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Cancel The Engine

The ultimate group for Truck Company brothers: if you know LOVERS PLUS isn't a dirty movie, if your knuckles drag, or if you got leather boots because they gave you better footing on the rungs, this place is for you.
Nov 2, 2012
Michael Piccoletti joined Donnie Mathias's group
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Small Town Firefighter's

You know who you are the one's in the town's that nobody has heard of. In my case its Knotts Island N.C.
Nov 2, 2012
Michael Piccoletti replied to FFN WebTeam's discussion "Chicago Fire" - Your Reviews
"In all honesty, if you watch the show as if its any other drama on TV, instead of a show about Fire and EMS, its not all that bad. Its 100% entertainment, it's not ment to be realistic, and its not ment to be a documentary. I enjoy it..."
Nov 2, 2012
Michael Piccoletti replied to Russ's discussion 10 commandments for new or probationary firefighters
"This is something awesome. I'm going to save this, and include this in our Probie guide. Thank you!"
Nov 2, 2012
Michael Piccoletti replied to Christopher J. Naum, SFPE's discussion Commercial Fire on Main Street
"Sir, I'm going to have to thank you for these type of posts. This is an awesome learning experience for myself, being only 5 years in. The 2 responses to your question's seem well thought out. The building construction with the…"
Sep 23, 2012
Michael Piccoletti replied to John Crabbe's discussion Junior FF injured......gasoline used
"I'm from not to far from here, a county or two away. And cannot believe what has happened. I'm not familiar with the area, or the fire company, but I'm familiar with the explosive effects of Gasoline. one of the first…"
Sep 23, 2012
Paul Wilson replied to Michael Piccoletti's discussion I.D. Cards for Department
"go to http://www.easyidcard.com/ you can upload photos and logos. We used their template and we list all of the certifications on the back."
Jul 31, 2012
Wilson Smith replied to Michael Piccoletti's discussion I.D. Cards for Department
"My county is actually in the process of going to a universal ID card system for ALL responders in the county (LEOs, Fire, & EMS). The need came partly from April 27, 2011. My coverage area was hit with an EF4 tornado. We were assisted by…"
Jul 30, 2012
Michael Piccoletti replied to Jerrad Anderson's discussion Thirst for knowledge
"We have a newer captian in my volly department aswell, and when he began his office He was in the same situation you are. The "I'm not going to pull your leg, I've never done this before" kind of situation.  The biggest…"
Jul 23, 2012
Michael Piccoletti posted a status
"Train like its the last time you'll ever train, or why train at all?"
Jul 6, 2012
Michael Seneco and Michael Piccoletti are now friends
Jul 6, 2012
Michael Piccoletti commented on Steve Devney's blog post Some Cool stuff I found on Etsy for Fireman
"That ring is fancy, but I'm not a ring kind of guy... The rest doesn't really impress me."
Jul 6, 2012

Profile Information

Type of Organization
Fire/Rescue Department - Volunteer
Job Function
Firefighter / EMT-Basic
Years in Fire/EMS:
5
Primary Fire/EMS Department:
Old Forge, Ladder 93
Years With Department/Agency
5
My Training:
FF1, EMT-B
About Me:
Small town, small department, big opinions.
Day Job:
EMT-B
Relationship Status:
In a Relationship
Why I Joined Fire/EMS
At the time, a friend did it, and I needed something to keep me out of trouble.
Why I Love Fire/EMS
I love being on the other side of things. I love being apart of something.
Top Issues Facing Responders:
Staff, Budget Cuts, Training

Michael Piccoletti's Blog

On Volunteer Fire Department's...

Posted on November 3, 2012 at 12:14am 0 Comments

If anyone has had a rough time in the Volunteer Fire Service it has been me. I've done everything in my short time being a fireman from starting off being completely ignored as a new, younger generation jr. fireman and no one would teach me anything, to almost being arrested for things I didn't do, to sitting on the opposite side sitting at a police station after a member went down for something big. And now, I'm one of the leading fireman in my company, with thousands of hours of research,…

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An Introduction Blog Post...

Posted on April 17, 2012 at 1:39am 0 Comments

As a new member here on Firefighter Nation, and a firefighter with allot of opinions, I'd like to introduce myself to many of you, and give you an insight as to where I come from, and where I get my opinions. I'm a 19 year old firefighter/EMT from PA. I've been on the department for around 5 years, and have learned more things in these short years then I ever believed I would. 

Its amazing to me to look back on these short years and remember when I first joined. I wore gear out of the…

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At 11:10am on April 18, 2012, Fireyladd - Chief Sharp said…

Welcome to Firefighter Nation Michael. I am 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

Brookings Fire / Rescue

 
 
 

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