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Type of Organization
Other Response Agency Type
Job Function
President / Administrator / Commissioner, First Responder, Emergency Management Coordinator/Staff, Auxiliary/On Scene Support, Administrative Staff / Team Member, Other Emergency Services Staff, Retired
Years in Fire/EMS:
My family started with I was 2mos old. I'm over 65 now! Active in the '60s, and now in Defensible Space education and Brush Trucks.
Primary Fire/EMS Department:
Brush Fire
Dept. Web Site:
http://www.BrushFireDefense.com
Web Site:
http://www.ACTS1R.org
My Training:
Firefighter 1 - University of Maryland
EMT - University of Maryland
About Me:
Just an old guy whose family started in the fire service when I was 2 weeks old, and I just can't seem to get it out of my system. Now retired, but not tired, we are into several organizations that are Fire related: www.BrushFireDefense.com, www.SDPPhotos.com (we used to provide EID services for three FDs), and www.ACTS1R.org (helping to train people in a new assistance service for 1st Responders). My wife was an EMT/EMT Trainer (CA & ID(. So yes, we may be "over the hill" and on the downward side picking up the pace, but we are still supporting America's Fire, Rescue & Law Enforcement agencies throughout the United States. Oh, by the way... Yes, we drive an old folks car (1988 Lincoln Town Car) but people love our other vehicle - 1988 Ford/Horton Ambulance! We like Ford Products & older vehicles and just couldn't resist this unit that we resurrected from destruction!
Day Job:
See Above
Relationship Status:
Married
Facebook or Other Online Profile:
http://www.BrushFireDefense.com
Why I Joined Fire/EMS
I love to help people. Not into the Rah Rah aspect of Firefighting, but in trench type of service... and, to finding better ways to help people in need.
Why I Love Fire/EMS
I get to help people in need
Top Issues Facing Responders:
Safety, Training, & Communication that works - we don't need radio systems that have a 1 or more second lag time in transmissions. Life can be gone in 1 second!

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At 2:29am on May 26, 2009, josh sare said…
hey man, your the person i need to be talkin to. i currently live in hawaii, and am part of a dept thats part time. im tryin to get into full time status, federal or over in the treasure valley. i went to boise state but moved back to hawaii after gettin married.. i was just in boise last week and talked to some friends and a buddy of mine that got into the dept down town, but he said like everyone else there is a freeze on hiring due to the economy.. if you have any advice on proboard cert schools or any of a sort my num in hawaii is 808 966 6214 thanks
At 11:22pm on January 31, 2009, Chris Davenport said…
Treasure valley? Can you be more specific? I think I recognize trucks and photos....
At 9:48pm on September 17, 2008, Bob Kolva said…
Newman Lake is about dead center between Spokane and Coeur D Alene. We have about 25 volunteers and run wildland, structure, water, ice, and tech rescue.
At 9:30pm on September 14, 2008, Chad King said…
Cool truck
At 6:46pm on September 14, 2008, jason head said…
welcome that some cool truck
At 4:51pm on September 14, 2008, T.J. said…
welcome, what an awesome rig in your pic:)
At 3:29am on September 14, 2008, Cathy Shipley said…
I tried to find your photos..I couldn't..the first ambulance I drove was an "82 cadillac..I needed a pillow to see over the hood..lol..oh yeh, Fords rule..Cathy
At 7:17pm on September 13, 2008, David M Ross said…
Just stopped by to say hello and welcome to the Nation. Take care and stay safe out there.
At 8:15am on September 13, 2008, Cathy Shipley said…
Hey there..Welcome to FFN...thanks for all your yrs of service...take care and stay safe buddy...Cathy
 
 
 

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