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Type of Organization
Fire/Rescue Department - Volunteer
Job Function
Years in Fire/EMS:
A bit over a year
Primary Fire/EMS Department:
Hillcrest Fire Co. No. 1 in Rockland County, NY
Years With Department/Agency
since 2006
Dept. Web Site:
My Training:
FF1, FF2, CPR basic, State Survival, State FAST, State Extrication, plus several county classes
About Me:
Im one of few female firefighters in my department and am still struggling for common acceptance among fellow members and even a few line officers. I hate responding to the scene in my car, because the truck ride up is the only way to go. I also love taking classes...both classroom and hands-on.
Day Job:
full-time student, communications assistant
Relationship Status:
In a Relationship
Facebook or Other Online Profile:
Why I Joined Fire/EMS
My uncle was a firefighter in his home county, his stories always interested me as a child. Plus seeing the firetrucks drive by in my neighborhood pushed me even more
Why I Love Fire/EMS
the rush of jumping on the rig and pulling up to the scene, the feeling of knowing that Im doing something useful with my life.
Top Issues Facing Responders:
line officers who shouldnt be in position. The qualifications for each position should be more strict. Also, active members who are in no shape to even wear a pack (take care of yourself first, and be realistic about your limitations)

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At 7:17pm on November 14, 2007, Joe Totero said…

MySpace Comments - Thanks for the Add
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Stay safe, stay warm & keep in touch!
At 6:53pm on November 4, 2007, Firefighter Nation WebChief said…
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At 8:51am on November 4, 2007, Wayne Mitchell said…
Hi Sammie, thanks for the add.. Hope your having a good weekend!!

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