Other Past or Current Departments and Organizations
Park Forest Fire Department (past)
Otto Township Fire Protection District (past)
Pleasantview Fire Protection District (contract firefighter/EmtP) (past)
Fire Officer II certifiied
Firefighter III certified
Haz - mat Operations Level certified
Technical Rescue Operations Level certified
Deputy Chief of Operations for the Bourbonnais Fire Protection District
Why I Joined Fire/EMS
My father and uncle were members of a fire department when I was young and I decided to give it a try. I really found myself enjoying the oppurtunity to helping those in need.
Top Issues Facing Responders:
Current ecomonics outlook facing fire chiefs and thierb decision process
The national debate regarding the homebuilders vs the fire departments as it pertains to sprinklers.
Personnal accountability or responsibility for themselves and thier actions.
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Jim, welcome to the Nation. I am glad you dropped in to join the group. Dont be shy just jump in anywhere and get your feet wet. There is lots to do, read and be involved with. Your participation and involvement is important to us all. Takes a bit to kinda figure it all out but you will be glad you did. Have fun and look around.