As a member of an Ohio fire department, our weather can be a study of extremes. We all know about the dangers of hot weather, Dehydration, Sun exposure, Heat stroke. It is pounded into our heads…Continue
Firefighter II, Haz-mat ops., Rope rescue tech, Red Card, Fire Inspector, 1403, and various others.
Well I started my career later in life than most. I was 29 when I recieved my inital certification. As most of you know it has been an adventure since. I love to train and believe its better to be versed in a dicipline and not need it, than to need it and not know it!
Why I Joined Fire/EMS
Tired of spending my life working for thankless chuckle-heads. I came from a military family and wasnt willing to leave my kids behind to make a difference! Best decision I have ever made!
Why I Love Fire/EMS
Top Issues Facing Responders:
Manpower, Lack of quality training for small volley, and budget restricted departments, Availability of essential equipment for smaller depts. to perform their duties safely
Hey Richard: Great to meet you. Welcome to FFN. We can be a fun group around here... so jump on in and enjoy the fun. Beware of the crazies on here... we all strive to avoid them. I look forward to seeing you around the pages. Be safe. Look your pictures. Heather
Happy Thanksgiving! Hope you are enjoying FFN so far. While you are online, feel free to come check out my blog, Firehouse Zen, which actually originated here on FFN and is now hosted by FireEMSblogs.com And if you are a Facebook member, we'd love to have you "like" us there as well.
Richard, Welcome to the Firefighter Nation. 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. Have fun and look around.