Extensive, served 8 years board of directors FIAM. Fire instructors association of Minnesota, edited newsletter 8 years.
Nearing 70 years in June, working for RNOW Fire apparatus division. Seagrave Dealer for Minnesota and Wisconsin. Tough job selling real fire engines in this land of aluminum junk.
day and night.
Why I Joined Fire/EMS
Started a fire department while a TWP Supervisor years ago, so I joined the dept.
Why I Love Fire/EMS
Top Issues Facing Responders:
Riding to an emergency in an aluminum and plastic cab is like riding in an eggshell. If you ride in one of these, always know whom is driving. Most of the old time custom builders have been run out of business by the marketing of the aluminum giants. The money made in the apparatus business is made on what you the firemen do not get!
Hello my friend, i have Spanish nationality but i was born in Guayaquil, Ecuador. In my home town i was a firefighter for 5 years now i am living in Athens, Greece and i am a volunteer firefighter in Ekali, in the northen suburbs of Athens. It´s very cold here as well. Well, take care with the bad weather and stay in touch.
Mark, welcome to the FF Nation Bro. I am glad you dropped in to join the group. Dont be shy. 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.