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Profile Information

Type of Organization
Combination Fire Rescue Department
Job Function
Firefighter / EMT-Basic, Hazardous Materials Team Member, Other Emergency Services Staff
Years in Fire/EMS:
3 years
Other Past or Current Departments and Organizations
been in the business 3 years now. spent a year working as a tech in a emergency room. Worked for a FD in AZ for a bit then moved to NY and worked Fire and for a EMS agency. Just move back to AZ a bit ago...its good to be home.
My Training:
firefighter I & II
Wildland firefighter type 1
Rope Rescue Tech
Hazmat operator
EMT-B
extrication
truck company operations
firefighter survival
RIT training
Forcible Entry
roof operations
About Me:
Im 21 been working in EMS since i was 18 took my EMT while i was in high school. went to the Fire academy right after high school, been doing fire since march 07. just spent w year in NY doing fire/ems but now im back home in good old AZ.
Day Job:
Firefighter/EMT
Relationship Status:
Single

Andrew's Blog

bringing turnouts on a plane??

Posted on April 21, 2009 at 10:55pm 8 Comments

So i am moving to another state for work and and flying out in a few days and i have my own personal set of turnouts that I want to bring with me. Would i be able to check the gear with the rest of my luggage ? I have heard that the TSA runs all bags through different sensors and chemical testing and i know my turnouts have been exposed to all sorts of smoke and other chemicals while in fires and im afraid they will set off the sensors and i will have a problem with bringing the bag with me.… Continue

Bailout Systems

Posted on December 10, 2008 at 10:48pm 4 Comments

Are there any firefighter in New York states, Or in other states. Who are being mandated by the state that every firefighter have a bailout system with a Harness, hook, and descender. I have recently heard that all firefighters in NY but have one my May. Has anyone else heard of this?

Young People in the Fire Service

Posted on December 4, 2008 at 3:49am 3 Comments

I am 20 Years old and have been involved in the both career and volunteer Fire and EMS since I was 18. In my Two and a half years in this business I have noticed that I am have a very difficult time staying friends with people my own age. I feel that this job has made me grow up much faster than them. I find myself getting very frustrated with them. I spend my day at work running calls going to fires, car crashes, and medical calls , and for my friends my age their biggest concern in life is… Continue

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At 12:35pm on October 10, 2008, mike mcintyre (mac) said…
whats up Andrew? stay safe bro
At 2:40pm on October 7, 2008, Troy Thompson said…
Welcome to the crew Andrew.
At 4:32pm on October 6, 2008, morris washburn said…
Welcome to NewYork my friend ,and good luck !! I was born and raised there ,44 yrs and now I live in Tn. My family is in Wyoming County .I had spent 25 yrs in service there . So welcome and enjoy the beautie of N.Y. State in the Fall.
At 3:31pm on October 5, 2008, FireCat said…
At 2:32pm on October 5, 2008, Firehouse Dolls said…
Welcome to FFN
 
 
 

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