Bonnie Vrchota
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  • Oswego, IL
  • United States
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Profile Information

Type of Organization
Combination Fire Rescue Department
Job Function
Firefighter / EMT-Basic
Years in Fire/EMS:
Primary Fire/EMS Department:
Batavia Fire Department
Years With Department/Agency
My Training:
Oaklawn Fire Academy, Oaklawn, IL
Wheaton Firearms Academy, Wheaton, IL
FF3/Haz-Mat Ops, North Aurora/Naperville FD's
About Me:
I am married to a fulltime fireman. I was the first full-time, paid female firefighter in the Tri-Cities. However, the department did have full-time female Paramedics and POC female firefighters. The medics were from a private ambulance agency. The POC were volunteers that were paid per call.
Day Job:
Research & Marketing
Relationship Status:
Why I Joined Fire/EMS
Suggested by family members & friends.

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At 12:34pm on May 7, 2009, Nanny said…
Hey Bonnie, I live in Aurora, Which is close by you. I'm not on a department.

I'm retired from Haz Mat duty. I worked for a Chemical company. And I was trained by the company.

And at one time I was on a paid on call list.
At 5:25pm on April 25, 2009, Nanny said…
Hey Bonnie, I see we live pretty close to each other. And that you've work with some depeatments that I had try to get on. Batavia.... back in the middle 80's.

It's cool that you enjoy doing your job.
At 9:49am on April 22, 2009, jack lambert said…
welcome to ffn from new brunswick canada
At 9:45pm on April 21, 2009, Fireyladd - Chief Sharp said…
Bonnie, 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 7:45pm on April 21, 2009, nick276ff43 said…
Hello...Welcome to FFN Family...Stay Safe out there....Nick from Pa.
At 2:30pm on April 21, 2009, Chan Rivera said…
hi welcome to ffn from NY
At 11:52am on April 21, 2009, Bull said…
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