Angela M. Burkhart
  • Female
  • Reamstown, PA
  • United States
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Type of Organization
Fire/Rescue Department - Volunteer
Job Function
Years in Fire/EMS:
Primary Fire/EMS Department:
Reamstown Fire Company No.1
Years With Department/Agency
Other Past or Current Departments and Organizations
My Training:
Firefighter I; HazMat Ops.; First Responder; Truck 1; several others through the years.
About Me:
I am 33 years old and wish I had joined 8 years earlier as a junior instead of waiting longer.

I own my own business but have another part time job to full in some of the downward turn of the economy.
Day Job:
Certified Massage Therapist (the legitimate kind!)
Relationship Status:
Why I Joined Fire/EMS
Some family members were currently and previously in the fire/ems service, that was part of it. Also I love helping out in the community and I couldn't think of a better way. When I went to my first training session and then my first call I was set!
Why I Love Fire/EMS
because I get to help people, not only on fire calls but also through education such as fire prevention week
Top Issues Facing Responders:
BUDGETS, for career organizations and DONATIONS for volunteer ones, is a biggie!

Lack of volunteers and the amount of training(some necessary, most bureaucratic BS)that is required, and the sheer amount of fund raising it takes to survive when the cost of everything keeps going up!

Across the board the lack of real construction any more. Most houses are made of light weight construction that collapses in a shorter amount of time. Then there is the mixture of chemicals that is present in every single household now a days.

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At 6:42pm on October 8, 2009, Brotherhood Instructors, LLC said…

At 2:16pm on October 5, 2009, Cliff Utt said…
At 11:38am on October 3, 2009, Cliff Utt said…
At 10:27pm on September 28, 2009, Karen Myers said…
Angy, I'm glad you joined ffn. I hope you find lots of useful information and resources here. I thought you would like it. Take care and God bless! Karen
At 11:55pm on September 27, 2009, Fireyladd - Retired Chief Sharp said…
Angela, Welcome to the FF 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. Takes a bit to kinda figure it all out but you will be glad you did. Have fun and look around.

Chief William Sharp
Southern Oregon Coast
At 11:48pm on September 27, 2009, Loyd Dittfurth said…
welcome to the ffn hows pennsylvania

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