Matthew
  • 39, Male
  • Paterson
  • United States
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Type of Organization
Fire/Rescue Department - Volunteer
Job Function
Firefighter / EMT-Basic, EMT - Basic
Years in Fire/EMS:
12
Primary Fire/EMS Department:
Verona Fire Department
Years With Department/Agency
8
Dept. Web Site:
http://www.veronafd.org
Other Past or Current Departments and Organizations
Past Deputy Chief- West Orange First Aid Squad- 2000-2001
EMT- Montclair EMS
My Training:
Current Certifications:
New Jersey Division of Fire Safety Certified Firefighter I #136312
Firefighter II Training Course-No state certification available to knowledge
New Jersey Division of Fire Safety Certified Incident Management Level I
New Jersey Division of Fire Safety Certified Incident Management Level II
New Jersey Division of Fire Safety Certified Incident Management Level III
National Wildfire Coordination Group Incident Management System 100
National Wildfire Coordination Group Incident Management System 200
National Wildfire Coordination Group Incident Management System 300
above aka Intermediate IMS #H-465
National Wildfire Coordination Group Incident Management System 400
National Incident Management System 700
National incident Management System 800
National Wildfire Coordination Group Resource Unit Leader
New Jersey State Police Hazmat Awareness Level I
New Jersey State Police Hazmat Operations Level II
New Jersey State Police Confined Space Awareness
National Fire Academy- Instructional Techniques for the Company Officer
Township of Verona Confined Space Operations- Entry
National Registry Emergency Medical Technician- Basic #B1713128
New Jersey State Department of Health EMT-B
American Heart Association BLS for the Healthcare Provider
OSHA Blood Borne Pathogens Training
Coaching the Emergency Vehicle Operator- Ambulance Level I
Coaching the Emergency Vehicle Operator- Ambulance Level II
Coaching the Emergency Vehicle Operator- Ambulance Level III

Recent Courses of Study:
Psychology of Power (8 hours)
Leadership Excellence (8 hours)
Live Burn Safety Course (8 hours)
SCBA/Smokehouse Safety Course (8 hours)
General Safety Instructor Course ( 16 hours)
Hybrid Vehicle Concerns for the Fire Service (3 hours)
Ropes and Knots (3 hours)
Size Up for the First Arriving Officer (8 hours)
About Me:
You want more? geez--well ask me then...
Relationship Status:
Single
Why I Joined Fire/EMS
A community services project in Highschool..it was all downhill from there
Why I Love Fire/EMS
It's the greatest job in the world...do I really need to say why?
Top Issues Facing Responders:
There are plenty, it all boils down to financial support, a growing response base and an overall lack of federal support

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Just call me Matt, or Capt Matt as my guys like to call me....


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Remembering 9/11

Posted on September 11, 2007 at 4:00am 4 Comments

My story begins on the night of September 10th 2001. I was working as a truck driver for a local towing company, it was my night on call and it had been a busy one. Several breakdowns and a couple of heavy duty tows had kept me up most of the night, I finally was able to go home about 0630 on the 11th. I remember the sun was already up, and thinking to myself it was going to be a beautifully clear day, and it seemed a waste that I was going to sleep the day away. I had told the boss that…

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At 3:50pm on April 25, 2008, McGee said…
Thanks for the Comment!!.. Thanks also for the awsome nicknames to call people!!! And they call me TiTs McGee for a reason!!!
At 12:16am on February 11, 2008, Marie said…
haha very true, i will admit i hate all bs calls on the bambulance, let me run good traumas all day and ill be happy
At 11:44pm on February 10, 2008, Marie said…
nice,, i love the bambi-lance tho lol.... ive been pretty good, thanks for askin!

~Marie
At 10:35am on February 10, 2008, Marie said…
thanks for the add!

howre you doin today?

stay safe!
At 10:42pm on January 18, 2008, Donnie Bathje said…
Just dropping by to say Hi and let my friends know that as of today, I have been promoted to the rank of Captain. Brothers and Sisters Stay safe........
At 12:15am on January 13, 2008, A.J. said…
just to let you know firetrucks are red lol be safe out there buddy
At 10:12pm on October 12, 2007, ..Sunshine.. said…
Hey thanks for the add,,, hows things ur way?? Hope ya have a great weekend,,, ttyl
At 8:18am on September 14, 2007, Nettie said…
At 12:37am on September 10, 2007, Alicia Eisenhut said…
Thanks for the add there Matt.. Stay SAFE bROTHER...
At 7:39pm on September 9, 2007, Erin said…


thanks for the add!! stay safe! have a great week!
erin
 
 
 

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