Jerry Corson
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Why is it so hard to implement change within the Fire Department?

Started this discussion. Last reply by Derek J Sinesi Mar 17, 2014. 7 Replies

Why is it so hard to make changes within Fire Departments? This is a question that I'm trying to answer because it seems that there are a lot of companies out there reluctant to change for various…Continue

How important is a 360 scene size-up

Started this discussion. Last reply by Oldman Jan 13, 2014. 23 Replies

Here's the question I have for the experience firefighters and probies. How important is a 360 scene size-up?Continue


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Profile Information

What State do you live in?
Type of Organization
Volunteer Fire Department
Job Function
Company Officer (Captain/Lt/Supervisor)
Years in Fire/EMS:
Primary Fire/EMS Department:
Leesburg Volunteer Fire Company
Years With Department/Agency
Other Past or Current Departments and Organizations
currently an active EMT with Sea Isle Ambulance Corp
My Training:
FireFighter1/2 EMT, Haz-awareness,Haz-ops,ICS 100,200,300, NIMS 700,800, Vehicle Extrication awareness,Vehicle extrication ops, Vehicle extrication technician, wildland firefighter, Confined space awareness, CISD, CPR Instructor
About Me:
I've been a firefighter and emt for quite some time and am in the business to learn more of the industry and to teach the new members.
Relationship Status:
Why I Joined Fire/EMS
To follow the tradition of my father and to make him proud and to Serve the True Father (GOD)whom I live for.
Why I Love Fire/EMS
I love the adredelin and helping people
Top Issues Facing Responders:
getting people to join volunteer organizations.

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At 4:55pm on January 10, 2014, Lynn Mihalich said…
My phone and the auto correct!!! I really hate when it does that. (:
At 4:53pm on January 10, 2014, Lynn Mihalich said…
I am sorry that was as well. The fire service is great. I really enjoy being a Firefighter and an EMT. Hope everything is going well Werth you as well. (:
At 4:51pm on January 10, 2014, Lynn Mihalich said…
Thank you and Happy New Year to you add well. (:
At 10:52am on January 10, 2014, Rebecca T Foster said…

Thanks Jerry!  NC has made some changes to our certifications.  Before there was a firefighter 1 and a firefighter 2.  Now they have done away with them and it will be one title.  So now I am required to have all the 1 and 2 classes completed by 01/2015.  Having a full time job being a volunteer FF, don't know if I will be able to complete all of them in one year.  Wish me luck!

At 11:47am on December 30, 2013, Mike Turano said…

Good Morning Jerry. It's actually Commissioner. Recruitment seems to be the "Monster" of all departments. I live in a rural community now, but in the past I've been a member of departments that had 250-275 members. It always seemed as if there was an influx of younger guys/girls looking for some excitement. It's a tough nut. I'll need a little time to get back to you.

At 1:41am on December 29, 2013, Victoria said…
Great I will let you know!
At 12:49pm on October 22, 2013, Fireyladd - Chief Sharp said…

Welcome to Firefighter Nation Jerry.  I am 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


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