Robert Eichenberg
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  • Hesperia, MI
  • United States
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Oct 18, 2014
Robert Eichenberg replied to sean lindsey's discussion Fire Calls
"I am in somewhat the same situation, I am one of just a couple guys that work in town.  I have worked at two shops in town and I worked out an agreement in advance with both employers.  I only leave for major calls (structure fires, mva,…"
Jun 11, 2013
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Mar 3, 2012
Robert Eichenberg replied to Jim Blauch's discussion Back to the basics training ideas in the group Training Ideas
"I usually do an inspection/donning exercise and then set up some sort of maze/challenge course.  They will go through the maze on air with their mask blacked out.  I normally have at least one obstacle that requires them to remove their…"
Feb 5, 2012
Robert Eichenberg and Jake Meisenbach are now friends
Dec 22, 2011
August Martin replied to Robert Eichenberg's discussion Pumper Relays in the group Training Ideas
"We always find it difficult to effect actual pump triaining. We do complete pump training in classroom but when it comes to hands on training and doing it safely it requires manpower to man the nozzle and large  volumes of water.  The…"
Nov 8, 2011
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People who drive and operate these giants we call firetrucks.
Oct 20, 2011
Robert Eichenberg replied to Tucker Martin's discussion Whelen Dual Avenger questions
"Yes they can, however you would also have to do something with the pattern wire. Usually they require a momentary ground to change the flash pattern. With all the other lighting you might be planning I would acquire a good switch box with 5 or 6…"
Aug 5, 2011
christopher r casteline replied to Robert Eichenberg's discussion Pumper Relays in the group Training Ideas
"throw a ladder truck or ariel in the mix"
May 2, 2011
ian wilcox replied to Robert Eichenberg's discussion Pumper Relays in the group Training Ideas
"we have not tried this as of yet as we only have one pumper,but looking forward to trying it in a mutual aid scenario,when i was taking my firefighter 1 trainer course the one instructor had his three fire departments converge at the training ground…"
Apr 23, 2011
Arthur S Collatz replied to Robert Eichenberg's discussion Pumper Relays in the group Training Ideas
"remember charge lines to 90% of what hose was tested to. if LDH was tested to 200psi then you should not charge LDH to no more then 180 psi. largest capacity pumper at water source. don't let intake pressure drop below 20psi if a line…"
Mar 6, 2011
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Feb 21, 2011
Robert Eichenberg and burgel fabrice are now friends
Feb 20, 2011
Robert Eichenberg joined wampa's group

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Feb 19, 2011
Robert Eichenberg commented on Firefighter Nation WebChief's group Michigan Firefighters
"Aaron, Contact me, I know serveral Newaygo firefighters, and have trained and work with many of them"
Feb 19, 2011
Andrew Salinger replied to Robert Eichenberg's discussion Pumper Relays in the group Training Ideas
"basically the only way to train is the way you are going to do it in a real situation. But you could try to simulate hose failures between trucks or from the water source. Could even throw in a pump failure situation. Alot of it depends on how many…"
Oct 26, 2010

Profile Information

What State do you live in?
Type of Organization
Part/Paid Fire Department
Job Function
Assistant Chief/Deputy Chief
Years in Fire/EMS:
Primary Fire/EMS Department:
Hesperia Area Fire Dept
Years With Department/Agency
My Training:
Michigan State Certified:
Firefighter I
Firefighter II
Vehicle Exctrication
Advanced Vehicle Stabilization
Intro to Wildland Fire Suppression
Agricultural Machinery Extrication
Hazmat Awareness
Hazmat Operations
Educational Methodology
Instructor Orientation
Wildland S-190
Wildland S-130
Wildland S-215
Detection of Arson and Suspicious Fires
Certified Associate Instructor
Hybrid Vehicle Awareness
Ice Rescue - NFPA Tech Level
Landing Zone Specialist
About Me:
I'm from a rural community here in Michigan. Love anything to do with the outdoors. My family always comes first, but being a firefighter is a close second.
Day Job:
Auto Technician
Relationship Status:
Why I Joined Fire/EMS
To serve my community and be a part of a great brotherhood.
Top Issues Facing Responders:
Availability of good training, funding

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At 6:49pm on April 2, 2010, Leo Cartwright said…
Hi there; I’m Leo from Australia, Paramedic; Welcome to FFN hope U enjoy this 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 and would love to show one of yours in my collection. I am looking for Police, Medical, Ambulance, S&R; Dispatcher & Fire Service patches. If U are interested, or U know someone in these groups please contact me. My Email is
If you fell like sending me one of your Service patch … don’t be shy….
My address is:-
Leo J. Cartwright
246 Kay Street

Cheers Leo
At 1:48pm on March 31, 2010, Fireyladd - Chief Sharp said…
Robert, Welcome to the Firefighter Nation. I am glad you dropped in to join the group. Dont be shy. There is lots to do, read and be involved with. Your participation and involvement is important to us all.

Chief William Sharp
Brookings, Oregon
At 8:39am on March 31, 2010, Chris said…
Welome to FFN Robert.

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