Gregory Borg
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  • Spokane, WA
  • United States
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Started this discussion. Last reply by Mike France Oct 26, 2010. 1 Reply

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Type of Organization
Fire/Rescue Department - Paid
Job Function
Years in Fire/EMS:
Primary Fire/EMS Department:
Spokane Fire Department
Years With Department/Agency
Dept. Web Site:
Other Past or Current Departments and Organizations
I just finished 10 years as IAFF Local 29 President, 27 years serving on the Executive Board, F.O.O.L.S. 1975, 18 month with Boise City Fire Department, Idaho. 1976/78 Richland, Washington FD and Spokane International Airport Fire ( IAFF Local 1789 President while there).
My Training:
Engine work 23 years
Truck work 12 years
Squad work 3 years (on our dept. a squad was, all cut by budget cuts, a medic/non-transport unit) I was the officer not the medic, we did search and truck work at fires.
Tech rescue certified, 1998
About Me:
Family, fire, motorcycles and travel.
My brother is a 27 year firefighter on Austin, Texas Engine 10. My son-in-law is an 11 year FF with Spokane County Engine 99. My cousin is a Battalion Chief on my Department. My sons best friend is on probation on our job.
I am also free from religion.
I am a Democrat/Socilaist, and proud of it.
Day Job:
Fire Lieutenant, since 1989
Relationship Status:
Why I Joined Fire/EMS
For the paycheck, excitement and challenges.
Why I Love Fire/EMS
Same as above, and the Brotherhood
Top Issues Facing Responders:
Staffing, staffing, staffing!

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At 4:54pm on March 26, 2014, Zachary Wolf said…

would like to chat with you about fools and leathers whenever you get a chance lt

At 4:10pm on December 21, 2011, Devan Mills said…

hey LT. how are things going up there in washington? hope all is well stay safe.

At 11:37pm on April 8, 2011, Devan Mills said…
Hey LT. i messaged you around October asking about your Fire Departments test and when your Dept. will be hiring again and you said message you back around spring time. so has anything came up yet?
At 2:37pm on March 28, 2011, Devan Mills said…
yea i am by the time i am done i will have an associates in fire science firefighter 1, and 2 and emt-intermediate
At 2:28pm on March 28, 2011, Devan Mills said…
No not yet, unfortunately there are no departments around here hiring yet. But i do start college Monday to get my associates in Fire Science. A few departments are fixing to accept applications, and I am going to be there to get one. I cant wait to get my career rolling!
At 11:51am on March 28, 2011, Devan Mills said…
Hey LT.Borg how have you been? hope all is well!
At 1:46pm on December 18, 2010, Fireyladd - Retired Chief Sharp said…
Greg, no, Aumsville is about 6 houre north east of us next to Salem. Actually just down the road from our State Fire Academy. I am not familiar with the firefighters in that area Sorry Ladd. We are at the far end of the Oregon coast next the Cal/Or border.
At 9:36am on December 13, 2010, WestPhilly said…

You're a stand-up guy. Stay safe and have a great New Year.
At 4:52pm on December 10, 2010, Mike Schlags (Captain Busy) Retd said…
No wonder I liked your responses... Not having looked at your website prior, you've been around the block once or twice. Anyone who is an IAFF brother and has gray hair is cool with me. Stay safe Greg.

Mike Schlags, Fire Captain/Paramedic (Retd.)
Santa Barbara, CA
At 6:54pm on November 22, 2010, Jason Hoevelmann said…
Sorry so late with this response, I don't remember seeing it. The title is basically an old saying that an old Bat. Chief used to say. Meaning that we are our own worst enemies in most cases. In the firehouse, on the fireground and so on. That is the basis of the blog and the class that I present by the same title.

Take care and have a very Happy Thanksgiving.

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