I started out fighting fires that broke out around the family farm which is allongside a major highway and was a back up crew whenever our tanker left the shed and local area from a very young age. Im third generation volinteer fire fighterand enjoy helping people.
Why I Love Fire/EMS
the friendships that i have made and being able to help people
The brown bags in the Dino Fire Resting picture are MRE's. It stands for Meals Ready to Eat. It's a meal that comes inside the bag with a small disposable cooker to heat the food. Our military uses them for the most part, but they come in handy in the fire line.
the training officer has been out of the office every time ive tried to catch up with him but the information that ive been able to get for you so far (just so that you didnt think that i had forgeotten you) is as follows---ive been told that you would have to do your basic training just like every other volunteer which covers map reading ,using the radio,how to connect hoses to the pump,personal proctive clothing and its use-so nothing over the top just some basic training that doesnt take all that long really not taking into account your previous training. The macedon fire station can be found at 362 mt. macedon road mt. macedon. Tha contact phone number when you get out to australia is 03 54261209. Our state of victoria is broken up into regions and mt. macedon is in region 14,im still trying to get a contact email adress for you. I hope that this helps a little bit
No problems,I cant catch up with the right people for about a week,but I will see a mate who is a cfa training officer and i will see what contact details he can give me and any other info that I can get. I live only five hours from there and i have some friends only about an hour and a half from there. Its not as bad as it sounds-the distance i mean. If you would like keep in touch between now and then in case there is anything that i can help you with feel free to email me.
How are you? I will be taking a holiday to Victoria.(Macedon Ranges) in about 4 months.....could you suggest where I should go to inquire about volunteering with the CFA ? Any information you can provide me with would be greatly appreciated!
Hay Grant how's life Australia?? All is going good here in College Place, Washington. Hope you and your family are having a safe and happy holiday season. Hay when you get a chance stop by my page and sign the guest book. Take care out there brother...
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