Mark Poznanski
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  • Tilton, IL
  • United States
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Effective Communication: 10 Codes/Hands Signals/Radio

Started this discussion. Last reply by joe lawrence Jun 28, 2012. 28 Replies

I hear the talk now, and then about the 10-Code being done away with. Just say what needs to be said..short and to the point. Instead of 10-76...3 Engine enroute to..... Maybe if everyone knew the…Continue

Liability in the Vol. Fire Service/Time for someone to go?

Started this discussion. Last reply by Moose May 12, 2011. 40 Replies

The Vol. Fire Service is a great way to serve others. Unlike paid is voluntary. My point is this..if a FF is  for the most part...getting hurt during a fire scene/or at fire school…Continue

RIT Information

Started this discussion. Last reply by FETC May 1, 2011. 4 Replies

RIT Training is the new push today. Here is a small tid-bit to help out. In the event of a MAYDAY, it's vital that good and accurate information is given to the RIT team. L>U>N>A>R> is…Continue


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Profile Information

Type of Organization
Fire/Rescue Department - Volunteer
Job Function
Driver / Engineer
Years in Fire/EMS:
Primary Fire/EMS Department:
Lynch Fire Prot. Dist
Years With Department/Agency
Dept. Web Site:
Other Past or Current Departments and Organizations
Westville Fire Prot. Dist. Air Force Security Police/and Law Enforcement. Air Base Ground Defense (Recon/Ranger), Rotary Club. Military Honor Guard.
My Training:
Fire Basic, First Rspdr, Engr Trn, Ill Fire Schl Training. H>O>T (Hands On Training) with FF Explors/Cadets..Advisor
About Me:
Enjoy helping and serving the community.I enjoy the outside and hard work. True good friends are welcomed. I find it a great task to over-see our FF Cadet Training program.
Day Job:
McLane Midwest
Relationship Status:
Why I Joined Fire/EMS
It's important to help people when they cannot help themselves, or are faced with danger. All the other stuff..Lights/Sirens/etc is cool too.
Why I Love Fire/EMS
When you get hugs and tears from strangers...they know you did your best
Top Issues Facing Responders:
Good Training even to the Vol Fire service. Many small Depts cannot send people to good training..etc

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Reading smoke

Posted on April 28, 2011 at 2:00pm 0 Comments

The type of smoke seen upon arrival is vital to the call, as is time of day, building type, etc. Is there a standard  approach to viewing smoke. (example)...heavy black smoke is...X   light grey smoke is...X. I know that this cannot be set in stone, however a general idea is a starting point.

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At 5:53pm on November 25, 2011, Katie D. Pressley said…

The studies are going great. About to finish up my fall semester only 2 big

ones to go. Ill be graduating this time next year. Hope you've been doing great.



At 1:21pm on August 3, 2011, Katie D. Pressley said…
Mark: The studies are going great, I have an 4.0 GPA and also made the Presidents List! I'll be Graduating next Fall! It will be here before I know it and then off to the Law Enforcement Academy for 12 weeks :)
At 4:33pm on July 12, 2011, Katie D. Pressley said…
Awww Thanks so Much, I've been great, Hope you have too! I always stay STRONG :)
At 3:27am on July 11, 2011, Andrew said…
Good day! I am a collector from Ukraine. I suggest you to exchange patches. Andrew.
At 10:19pm on July 3, 2011, Katie D. Pressley said…
Thanks So Much Mark...She went to be with the Good Lord Thurday Moring :(
At 10:19am on June 18, 2011, Katie D. Pressley said…
Thank you so very much, I sure will!
At 10:39pm on May 17, 2011, KIM TOLLIVER said…
Thank you very much and I glad to come aboard.
At 7:50pm on May 14, 2011, Lisa Moore said…
Thank you for the welcome - great site! Stay low and stay safe.
At 9:24pm on May 2, 2011, richard campbell said…
thank you for the comment it means a lot in just a few little words God Bless.
At 10:32pm on April 23, 2011, Roger Waters said…
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