Nicholas Hawkins
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  • Summerville, GA
  • United States
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Choosing the Best

Started this discussion. Last reply by Zachary Wolf Jan 28, 2015. 5 Replies

Every firefighter comes to a point in his/her career that he/she has to make a choice. Although it may seem like a small detail or decision to make, it can have a significant impact on his/her…Continue

 

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Nicholas Hawkins updated their profile
Jun 30
Firefighter Kim Bickford and Nicholas Hawkins are now friends
Apr 2, 2015
Nicholas Hawkins replied to Nicholas Hawkins's discussion Volunteer Firefighter Recruitment in the group The Volunteers
"Mr. Lin, Thanks for joining in. I also am a professional firefighter. I work a 24/48 as a career firefighter so I volunteer on my off days. It is not about the money to most volunteers. It is about giving back to the community they are a part of.…"
Feb 3, 2015
Jimmy Lin replied to Nicholas Hawkins's discussion Volunteer Firefighter Recruitment in the group The Volunteers
"Mr Hawkins,it's my honor to join this discussion.I am a professional fireman and also an USAR,both full time and paid by government.My question is,being a volunteer fireman,where to get paid?And if a voluneer fireman can not get paid,how…"
Jan 28, 2015
Zachary Wolf replied to Nicholas Hawkins's discussion Choosing the Best
"Nicks is what i normally wear for wildland but the difference of 300 bucks in cost between the two was a big factor a few seasons ago when they told me my nicks couldn't be rebuilt anymore, What I had done with my nicks is have them put zippers…"
Jan 28, 2015
Nicholas Hawkins replied to Nicholas Hawkins's discussion Choosing the Best
"Thanks for your comment. I wear a pair of 5.11's now. they are decent boots but they are beginning to bust at the seams and there is practically no tread left on them. I want to see what else is out there before picking the pair to buy"
Jan 27, 2015
Nicholas Hawkins replied to Nicholas Hawkins's discussion Choosing the Best
"Thanks for the comment. When it comes to Wildland boots I'm very partial to Nick's Hotshot Wildland boots. I spent a lot of time in those boots in 2011"
Jan 27, 2015
Nicholas Hawkins's discussion was featured

Choosing the Best

Every firefighter comes to a point in his/her career that he/she has to make a choice. Although it may seem like a small detail or decision to make, it can have a significant impact on his/her performance. With that being said I bring up my topic of discussion on choosing the best station boot. Firefighters in general spend most of their time working at the station. Sweeping, moping, cooking, and training. All these add up to hours and hours on our feet. Choosing the best station boot can be a…See More
Jan 26, 2015
Zachary Wolf replied to Nicholas Hawkins's discussion Choosing the Best
"I am currently using a pair of Thorogood Station boots and have been for about 3 years now but at the time I was doing maybe 2 12 hour shifts a week but also wear them on a regular basis out side of the fire station. Havent had any issues so far…"
Jan 26, 2015
Don Catenacci replied to Nicholas Hawkins's discussion Choosing the Best
"I have owned Bates and 5-11 station boots.  Both were 8 inch high versions with side zippers.  They were not the cheapest nor the most expensive models but both were very comfortable.  I wore the Bates for almost 2 years before a seam…"
Jan 24, 2015
Nicholas Hawkins posted a discussion

Choosing the Best

Every firefighter comes to a point in his/her career that he/she has to make a choice. Although it may seem like a small detail or decision to make, it can have a significant impact on his/her performance. With that being said I bring up my topic of discussion on choosing the best station boot. Firefighters in general spend most of their time working at the station. Sweeping, moping, cooking, and training. All these add up to hours and hours on our feet. Choosing the best station boot can be a…See More
Jan 24, 2015
Derek J Sinesi replied to Nicholas Hawkins's discussion Volunteer Firefighter Recruitment in the group The Volunteers
"The economy has very little to do with PR. There is a bunch of things that can be done in the community that don't cost anything more then time. Your department can help clean the sides of the roads or go in groups and help the elderly or…"
Apr 25, 2014
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Traffic Incident Management at Summerville, GA Train Depot

April 14, 2014 from 6pm to 10pm
Traffic Incident Managment class in Summerville Ga. April 14th, 2014 at 6pmSee More
Apr 11, 2014
Nicholas Hawkins posted a status
"Traffic Incident Management class in Summervillle Ga. on Monday night April 14th 2014."
Apr 11, 2014
Nicholas Hawkins joined Merritt Long's group
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Firefighting History & Traditions

Here we will talk about various topics relating directly to the history of firefighting, our equipment and various other items.
Mar 31, 2014
Nicholas Hawkins joined crossfire's group
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Crossfire Ministry

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Mar 29, 2014

Profile Information

What State do you live in?
GA
Type of Organization
Paid Fire Department
Job Function
Firefighter/Driver Operator
Years in Fire/EMS:
8
Primary Fire/EMS Department:
Rome Fire Dept
Years With Department/Agency
5
Web Site:
http://www.gorefire.zoomshare.com
Other Past or Current Departments and Organizations
Gore Volunteer Fire Department/ Training Officer/ Lieutenant
Subligna Volunteer Fire Department/ Sergeant
My Training:
Georgia firefighter certified

PICO- Preparation for Initial Company Operations

STICO- Strategy and Tactics for Initial Company Operations

DMICO- Decision Making for Initial Company Operations

HazMat Operations

NIMS 100, 200, 300, 700, 701, 702, 800

L-180 Human Factors on the Fireline

S-190, S-130- Georgia Basic Wildland firefighter

Wild land Squad boss

Wild land Engine Operator

S-212, Power Saws

S-211 Wildland Portable Pumps

S-233 Tractor/Plow Boss (Single Resource)

S-131 Firefighter 1 training

ICT5

Crash Victim Extrication

Rescue Specialist

EMT-Intermediate

Traffic Incident Managemet

Rescue Systems 1- Fundamentals of Heavy Rescue

Firefighter Self Rescue and Mayday
About Me:
My name is Nick Hawkins. I've been in wildland firefighting since 2007. I've been a volunteer structural firefighter at Gore Fire Dept since 2009. On June 21 of 2012 I was employed by Rome Fire
Day Job:
Rome Fire Dept
Relationship Status:
Divorced
Why I Joined Fire/EMS
My father was the biggest influence in my life. He is now a near retired wild land firefighter. He has done a lot in his life and I have been hanging on his coattail most of mine. I couldn't see myself doing any other job in the world. This is what I love.
Why I Love Fire/EMS
I love that every day is something different.

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At 3:40pm on January 2, 2012, Firefighter said…

Thanks for the add! Stay safe.

At 5:33pm on March 3, 2010, Fireyladd - Chief Sharp said…
Nicholas, Welcome to the FF Nation. 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, Oregon
 
 
 

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