FFI, FF2, Extrication Tech. Just the highlights...
State of Tennessee Firefighter Level 3...
I have been a FF for 18 years so far. I started out with The City of Groton,CT in 1992. Moved to MA. Then Moved to VT. I was on The town of Wilmington,VT for 5yrs. there.
Moved here to TN in Feb. 2007, Now I am with The City of Parsons,TN.
Driver/ Trainer for Werner Enterprises
Why I Joined Fire/EMS
To help. To learn a new trade, and a way of life. The Brotherhood...
Why I Love Fire/EMS
It's nice to give alot back...
Top Issues Facing Responders:
Budgetary Contraints..... Lack of Dedicated Manpower
John, Sorry for not getting back too you a long time ago. Just saw your message about the City of Groton. Yes I have some great shots from them. If your interested I can like you them off my main site. I have not been to active on here. But trying to spend sometime this winter.
Hey, john are you familar with the area around BibleHill and New Prospect. That is where my family is from. Spent many summers all over the country in Decatur county. Still have a lot of family and freinds that live there. Also have a cattle farm over there.
Whats Up John Thanks for the add, wow, "starting" with The City of Groton in 1992? makes me feel old.. lol.. back in the dark ages I was riding Mystic's 55 ALF to the oddfellows home automatic M/A box when we blew the motor on the way Back east, and when we Finally recieved the "new" truck (1977 Maxim) the same crew ran to the same box for its 1st run.. I also can tell you some storys about the Ward Hi Ranger which was Pretty much Mystic's 2nd due truck for years in the 70's..lol I even have A couple Pics of PBFD's ALF rearmount before it was lettered at St patrick's church 2nd due at a great save..I got hired down the other side of NH back in '89 so wasn't in the old hood by the time you in the city.. But there are a couple peepsup there who might remember me..LOL