Other Past or Current Departments and Organizations
Bay Ridge Vol Fire Co (1975 through 1983)
Essentials, Fire Investigation, Fire Attack, Fire Officer Training, Search and Rescue, Initial Fire Attack, CEVO, EVOC, Aircraft Fire & Rescue, Nat'l Propane Fire Class, Rescue Operations, Accident Victim Extrication, High Rise Fire Seminar, HazMat 1st Responder, Rescuing Trapped Firefighters, Command of Emergency Operations, Fire Dept Liability Seminar, HazMat Technician, Firefighter Survival, Ladder Co. Operations, Sexual Harassment Seminar, Intersection Safety, Basic ICS, Water Supply Operations, Crash Scene Investigation, Fire Service Leaders Responsabilites, NYPGA Propane Emergencies and live burn.
Curret Offices : Director and Captain of Station 2 for about 15 years
Past : President and Financial Sectretary
Why I Joined Fire/EMS
My Dad was a volunteer in Bay Ridge Vol Fire Co since I was five. So it was in my blood. I joined Bay Ridge the day I turned 16. I guess I am just a lifer !
Why I Love Fire/EMS
Where else can you combine Helping others, brotherhood and excitement
Top Issues Facing Responders:
Dwindling Volunteer membership. Difficult to give time to Family, Work, Fire Calls, Training, Fire Co. Business and Life !
Steven, Welcome to the FF Nation. 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.