Christopher Baker
  • 39, Male
  • Susanville, CA
  • United States
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Service Beyond Self

(Photo Credits: Top - Noah Berger, Lower Left: Matthew Henderson, Lower Right: Parra Photography).Serving beyond their physical, mental and even emotional limits. Sleeping in the dirt or wherever they can find a spot untouched by the devastation of the unprecedented firestorm. These servants…See More
Aug 9
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The Power of The Word - WHY

(Photo Credits: Author)“The best tool for fire attack is your brain. The only limits to maximizing its effectiveness are the barriers you put in place. Be as aggressive in obtaining knowledge as you are in advancing an attack line.” – Chief John TippettThis quote sparked my interest recently on twitter.  I…See More
Aug 3
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The Future Firefighter: Fire Engineering Blog Talk Radio Show with Assistant Chief Juratovac

“All that I am I owe, I live eternally in the red.”– Dr. Carl HolmesTHE FUTURE FEMALE FIREFIGHTER“I can’t help but tell you that it’s all about the mentorship.  Without the direction and guidance of those who have come before us, there is no way that either one of us would be here.  The main message I want…See More
Jul 31
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Service Beyond Self

(Photo Credits: Top - Noah Berger, Lower Left: Matthew Henderson, Lower Right: Parra Photography).Serving beyond their physical, mental and even emotional limits. Sleeping in the dirt or wherever they can find a spot untouched by the devastation of the unprecedented firestorm. These servants…See More
Jul 30
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The Power of The Word - WHY

(Photo Credits: Author)“The best tool for fire attack is your brain. The only limits to maximizing its effectiveness are the barriers you put in place. Be as aggressive in obtaining knowledge as you are in advancing an attack line.” – Chief John TippettThis quote sparked my interest recently on twitter.  I…See More
Jul 21
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The Attributes of Leading

(Photo Credits: B Shifter Magazine).I recently attended a train-the-trainer class for a new Everyone Goes Home® program course titled ‘Attributes of Leading’ created…See More
Jul 17
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The Future Firefighter: Fire Engineering Blog Talk Radio Show with Firefighter Functional Fitness

(Photo Credits: @MTLfirehousefitness IG)“Fitness is 90% mental, 10% execution. The body cannot go where the mind does not believe.” – Lieutenant Jim Moss “Attitude comes first.  We must accept the fact that our fitness is a…See More
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The Future Firefighter: Fire Engineering Blog Talk Radio Show with Firefighter Functional Fitness

(Photo Credits: @MTLfirehousefitness IG)“Fitness is 90% mental, 10% execution. The body cannot go where the mind does not believe.” – Lieutenant Jim Moss “Attitude comes first.  We must accept the fact that our fitness is a…See More
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John Hayowyk Jr. liked Christopher Baker's blog post The Future Firefighter: Fire Engineering Blog Talk Radio Show with Dr. Harry R. Carter
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Profile Information

What State do you live in?
CA
Type of Organization
Paid Fire Department
Job Function
Other
Years in Fire/EMS:
12
Primary Fire/EMS Department:
9
Years With Department/Agency
California Community Colleges System
Web Site:
http://instructorchrisbaker.com
About Me:
Instructor Chris Baker has over 10 years of experience in the Fire Service. He started as a volunteer firefighter for the West Stanislaus Fire Protection District and the City of Patterson in 2006. In 2007, Chris became a paid reserve Firefighter / Driver-Operator for the City of Patterson Fire Department. He spent four seasons with CAL FIRE as a seasonal Firefighter, two years with the Chevron Fire Department as a Firefighter / Engineer and three years as a Firefighter / Acting Engineer with a municipal fire department in the San Francisco Bay Area. Chris holds a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Anthropology from Pacific Lutheran University, Associates of Science Degree in Fire Service Command Company Officer from Shasta College. He is currently pursuing a Masters Degree in Emergency Services Administration.

Chris is a California State Fire Training certified Fire Officer, Driver-Operator, Fire Instructor, Lead Firefighter I Written Certification Evaluator and Firefighter I Skills Certification Evaluator. Chris is a Fire Science Instructor in the California Community College system.

Chris is a member and educator with the International Society of Fire Service Instructors. Chris is an Advocate and Regional Coordinator for Region IX (AZ, CA, HI, NV) for the Everyone Goes Home Program through the National Fallen Firefighters Foundation.
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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Service Beyond Self

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The Power of The Word - WHY

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“The best tool for fire attack is your brain. The only limits to maximizing its effectiveness are the barriers you…

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The Future Firefighter: Fire Engineering Blog Talk Radio Show with Assistant Chief Juratovac

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The Attributes of Leading

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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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