Christopher Baker
  • 40, Male
  • Fresno, CA
  • United States
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Jun 8
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Jun 7
Christopher Baker's blog post was featured

Fire Engineering: The Future Firefighter Podcast with Captain Justin Schorr

“Argue for your limitations, and sure enough, they’re yours.”– Richard BachIn this episode, Chris Baker sits down with Rescue Captain, Justin Schorr, "the Happy Medic" to talk about what he's learned over the last 25 years in the fire service and why one of the worst pieces of advice is "get your Medic."…See More
May 31
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Fire Engineering: The Future Firefighter Podcast with Captain Justin Schorr

“Argue for your limitations, and sure enough, they’re yours.”– Richard BachIn this episode, Chris Baker sits down with Rescue Captain, Justin Schorr, "the Happy Medic" to talk about what he's learned over the last 25 years in the fire service and why one of the worst pieces of advice is "get your Medic."…See More
May 22
Christopher Baker's blog post was featured

Fire Engineering: The Future Firefighter Podcast with the Happy Medic

Tune in on Tuesday, May 21st at 4:30 PM PST / 7:30 PM EST for this episode of the Fire Engineering: The Future Firefighter Podcast with Rescue Captain Justin Schorr, of the Happy Medic, as we discuss why it is important to become a paramedic for the future firefighter.Here is a Hint... You have to WANT to…See More
May 20
Christopher Baker posted a blog post

Fire Engineering: The Future Firefighter Podcast with the Happy Medic

Tune in on Tuesday, May 21st at 4:30 PM PST / 7:30 PM EST for this episode of the Fire Engineering: The Future Firefighter Podcast with Rescue Captain Justin Schorr, of the Happy Medic, as we discuss why it is important to become a paramedic for the future firefighter.Here is a Hint... You have to WANT to…See More
May 19
Christopher Baker's blog post was featured

Fire Engineering: The Future Firefighter Podcast Show Notes

 Fire Engineering: The Future Firefighter Podcast Show Notes Jacob McAfee, MS, CFO, CTO, MIFireE is the Fire Chief of the Fresno City College Fire Academy and Director of Fire Technology Programs.  He is a Deputy Chief of the North Central Fire Protection District.  Jacob is a…See More
Apr 24
Christopher Baker's blog post was featured

FDIC 2019: Session: Firefighter Mentorship

FDIC 2019: Session: Firefighter Mentorship Firefighter Mentorship: Designing, implementing, managing and sustaining an effective mentoring program. Join me at the Fire Department Instructor Conference FDIC 2019 in Indianapolis, Indiana on Wednesday, April 10, 2019 at 3:30 PM - 5:15 PM in Room 107-108 It is paramount to effectively engage every member of your agency from…See More
Apr 3
Christopher Baker's blog post was featured
Mar 29
Christopher Baker posted a blog post

Fire Engineering: The Future Firefighter Podcast Show Notes

 Fire Engineering: The Future Firefighter Podcast Show Notes Jacob McAfee, MS, CFO, CTO, MIFireE is the Fire Chief of the Fresno City College Fire Academy and Director of Fire Technology Programs.  He is a Deputy Chief of the North Central Fire Protection District.  Jacob is a…See More
Mar 13
Christopher Baker posted a blog post

FDIC 2019: Session: Firefighter Mentorship

FDIC 2019: Session: Firefighter Mentorship Firefighter Mentorship: Designing, implementing, managing and sustaining an effective mentoring program. Join me at the Fire Department Instructor Conference FDIC 2019 in Indianapolis, Indiana on Wednesday, April 10, 2019 at 3:30 PM - 5:15 PM in Room 107-108 It is paramount to effectively engage every member of your agency from…See More
Mar 11
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Mar 9
Christopher Baker's blog post was featured

The Future Firefighter: Episode 1988

“Success isn’t done by looking out the window, it is done by looking in the mirror.”- Chief Dave McGlynn “Nothing is achieved by yourself.  There is nothing in life that you are going to do by yourself.  Everything in life you are going to do, someone is going to assist you along the way, and that is a great thing.  If you are dedicated and passionate about it, your time…See More
Feb 13
Christopher Baker posted a blog post

The Future Firefighter: Episode 1988

“Success isn’t done by looking out the window, it is done by looking in the mirror.”- Chief Dave McGlynn “Nothing is achieved by yourself.  There is nothing in life that you are going to do by yourself.  Everything in life you are going to do, someone is going to assist you along the way, and that is a great thing.  If you are dedicated and passionate about it, your time…See More
Feb 13
Christopher Baker's blog post was featured

The Future Department of Defense Firefighter

“Protecting Those Who Defend America.” – Bill Killen, Director, Navy Fire & Emergency Services, 1985 - 2004 (Retired).Article by Deputy Chief Jacob McAfee and contributor Chris Baker…See More
Jan 2
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The Future Department of Defense Firefighter

“Protecting Those Who Defend America.” – Bill Killen, Director, Navy Fire & Emergency Services, 1985 - 2004 (Retired).Article by Deputy Chief Jacob McAfee and contributor Chris Baker…See More
Dec 19, 2018

Profile Information

What State do you live in?
CA
Type of Organization
Paid Fire Department
Job Function
Firefighter/Driver Operator, Other
Years in Fire/EMS:
13
Primary Fire/EMS Department:
North Central Fire Protection District
Years With Department/Agency
N/A
Web Site:
http://instructorchrisbaker.com
About Me:
Chris Baker, has over thirteen years of experience in volunteer, combination, and career, fire departments in California. He holds a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Anthropology and Associates of Science Degree in Fire Service Command, Company Officer. Chris is a California State Fire Training certified Fire Officer, Driver-Operator, Fire Instructor, and Lead Firefighter I Certification Evaluator. He has over nine years of teaching experience as an Adjunct Instructor in the EMS discipline, Firefighter 1 Academy Instructor, and Fire Science Instructor in the California Community Colleges System. Chris is a member of the California Fire Technology Directors’ Association and the California Training Officers Association. He served as a volunteer Peer Reviewer on the FY 2017 Staffing for Adequate Fire & Emergency Response Grants (SAFER) for both hiring and recruitment/retention. Chris also served as a Peer Reviewer on the FY 2017 Assistance to Firefighters Grants (AFG) and the FY 2018 Assistance to Firefighters Grants (AFG). He is a Volunteer Advocate Regional Manager, Region IX (CA, NV, AZ, HI) for the Everyone Goes Home Program through the National Fallen Firefighters Foundation. Chris also serves as a volunteer member of the International Association of Fire Chiefs (IAFC) Safety, Health and Survival Section serving in their staging area. He was a member of the 2018 and 2019 Safety Stand Down committees. Chris is a member of the Board of Directors and Public Information Officer (PIO) for the National Fire Heritage Center located in Emmitsburg, Maryland. He is a National Fire Service Instructor teaching at notable fire conferences across the country including the Fire Department Instructors Conference (FDIC) International. Chris is the co-host of the Fire Engineering: The Future Firefighter Podcast, and he writes blog articles published through Firefighter Nation and the Fire Engineering Training Community on mentoring the future generations of the fire service.
Day Job:
Fire Engineer
Relationship Status:
Married
Facebook or Other Online Profile:
http://www.facebook.com/InstructorChrisBaker/
Why I Joined Fire/EMS
http://my.firefighternation.com/profiles/blogs/why-i-became-a-publi...

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Fire Engineering: The Future Firefighter Podcast with Captain Justin Schorr

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“Argue for your limitations, and sure enough, they’re yours.”

– Richard Bach…

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Fire Engineering: The Future Firefighter Podcast with the Happy Medic

Posted on May 19, 2019 at 5:30pm 0 Comments

Tune in on Tuesday, May 21st at 4:30 PM PST / 7:30 PM EST for this episode of the Fire Engineering: The Future Firefighter Podcast with Rescue Captain Justin Schorr, of the Happy Medic, as we discuss why it is…

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Fire Engineering: The Future Firefighter Podcast Show Notes

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Fire Engineering: The Future Firefighter Podcast Show Notes

 

Jacob McAfee, MS, CFO, CTO, MIFireE is the Fire Chief of the…

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FDIC 2019: Session: Firefighter Mentorship

Posted on March 11, 2019 at 1:30am 0 Comments

FDIC 2019: Session: Firefighter Mentorship

 

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At 2:55pm on August 18, 2017, Fireyladd - Chief Sharp said…

Welcome to Firefighter Nation Christopher. I'm 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- Retired
Brookings Fire / Rescue
Living in Alaska

At 1:05pm on August 10, 2017, Dalmatian Productions, Inc. said…

Thanks, Chris. Great to be friends here as well. Look forward to having the chance to chat and to see you down here in sunny (not so much today!) Florida, for the Great Florida Fire School!

Stay Safe!

 
 
 

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