Jay W. Smith
  • 56, Male
  • Belvedere, SC
  • United States
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Profile Information

Type of Organization
Fire/Rescue Department - Volunteer
Job Function
Safety Officer
Years in Fire/EMS:
Primary Fire/EMS Department:
Belvedere Volunteer Fire Department Belvedere, SC
Years With Department/Agency
Dept. Web Site:
My Training:
I became a EMT-Basic in 1982, and a AEMT_Paramedic in 1985, and I am FFII certified, a HazMat Tech, and have taken many extrication and I Incidnet Command courses.
About Me:
I have been a membr of the Belvedere Vol. FD since 1982, and I am currentely the Health & Safety Officer for the department. I worked for Aiken County Emergency Services from 1983-1086. I have volunteered with North Augusta-Belvedere Rescue Squad, and the Jackson First Alert Rescue Squad.
Day Job:
Augusta Newsprint Company TOP Safety Representative (a union safety representative)/Emergency Response Team Chief
Relationship Status:
Why I Joined Fire/EMS
My dad was one of the founders of our department. I also had an experience when I was 12 that lead to the emergency services; I was alone with my grandfather when he had a stroke, and from that day forward I wanted to help those who needed help.
Why I Love Fire/EMS
Working with and helping people.
Top Issues Facing Responders:
Creating a new safety mindset in the fire service, we are better than we used to be, but still have a long way to go.
Recruitment and retention.
Training the young generation of firefighters to be the leaders of tomorrow.

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At 3:48pm on March 1, 2008, Debora R. Lewis said…

At 4:26pm on February 24, 2008, Debora R. Lewis said…
Stopping by to say hey from Burton Fire down here in Beaufort!
At 11:19am on December 23, 2007, S.C., Captain, iceman said…
to all of s.c firefighter look at this site. that i started for s.c. firefighter.

At 10:36pm on October 4, 2007, Boggs said…
Hey, thanx for the add. Where is Belvedere? Stay safe, God bless.
At 3:15pm on August 29, 2007, RICKY BENSON said…
Hey Jay.Welcome.
At 8:58pm on August 28, 2007, CAT said…
At 7:45pm on August 28, 2007, Glenn Guidroz said…
Thanks for the add. I just found this site so I'm still trying to figure it all out. Stay safe
At 8:02pm on August 27, 2007, Lt2406 said…
Hey Boss whats up, See you are still around since the command and control class
At 10:06pm on August 25, 2007, Dennis Cash said…
Thanks for the add bro take care and be safe
At 9:28pm on August 23, 2007, Mike Lowry said…
Let's just say I passed andwewill leave it at that. LOL

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