jeff cook
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  • Schererville, IN
  • United States
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Profile Information

Type of Organization
Fire/Rescue Department - Combination
Job Function
Years in Fire/EMS:
24 years
Primary Fire/EMS Department:
harvey fire department-15600 center ave harvey, illinois 60426
Years With Department/Agency
Other Past or Current Departments and Organizations
beecher fire department- 4 years with them as a firefighter/paramedic
posen fire department-10 years as a lieutenant/paramedic
My Training:
paramedic, firefighter 3, fire officer 2, hazardous materials tech b and incident command, fae, fire investigator, cpr and first aid instructor, training and safety officer, paramedic and emt-b instructor
About Me:
i have been involved with the fire department since i was a little boy. I grew up one block from the firehouse and my father would take me to the station to see the trucks and firemen. I always knew that i wanted to become a firefighter when i grew up and i did. i at first did not want to go to paramedic class but my friends convinced me and i have been doing that aspect for 19 years. I have taken alot of classes and taught alot of classes along the way, also met many friends and good teachers. I got involved teaching in firefighter2 academies and paramedic and emt-b classes. I am presently tring to obtain a captains position in my full time job, in which i have been fulltime now for 18 years.
Day Job:
being a father
Relationship Status:
Why I Joined Fire/EMS
i always wanted to be a firefighter/paramedic since i have been a small child
Why I Love Fire/EMS
helping people out
Top Issues Facing Responders:
understaffed and under payed, abuse of fire and ems services

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At 1:18am on September 13, 2008, Jack said…
Top 10 reasons a hurricane is like Christmas

Number Ten:
Decorating the house (with plywood).

Number Nine:
Dragging out boxes that haven't been used since last season.

Number Eight:
Last minute shopping in crowded stores.

Number Seven:
Regular TV shows pre-empted for 'Specials'.

Number Six:
Family coming to stay with you.

Number Five:
Family and friends from out of state calling you.

Number Four:
Buying food you don't normally buy . . . and in large quantities.

Number Three:
Days off from work.

Number Two:

And the Number One reason Hurricane Season is like Christmas:

At some point you're probably going to have a tree in your house!
At 11:11am on July 27, 2008, Jack said…
Hey Jeff thanks for the ad,everything is going good here. thanks to the fiasco in fraud hts I know am driving a bus.
At 4:06pm on April 24, 2008, sherry miles said…
jeff hi my name is sherry i am a daughter of a firefighter im 37yrs old i like you grew up in it and i really did realize it to i lost my dad 9 yrs ago in a smallplane crash in 1999 and a year later my son came along and i got to hanging around some of the fire stations here in my hometown and i heard about all the complants in the dept an all plus at my dads mamorial i also looked back and seen about 30 to 40 firefighters that know my dad and standing in his honor while a fellow firefighter/his best friend talked about him as afirefighter and seeing that i also know i wanted to be one and i got a son he will be 8 may3rd and he is my shadow on this we share alot about the fire dept that is his theme for his birthday anyway i think that profile picture is really cute have you seen firehouse dog yet you two would love it me and my son watches it a lot and he has a lot of firefighting things as i do and he also has a full kids turnout gear made just like the adult firefighters and helmet as well and gear bag too it is tan cause that is what our county ones are anyway i hope we can be friends cause i love being a mother and also i am in emt-i class now this school here are looking for more good teachers and you would be great .it called faithful guardian all ran by 20+ years expeirance ems/firefighters hopr to hear from you soon sherry
At 12:37pm on February 19, 2008, Squadguy2 said…
Hey Jeff its John Ross how have you been? Worked with you when I was at dixmoor and you were at Posen. Hows Harvey treating you? Hows my buddy Chris Brennan doing?
At 10:37pm on February 11, 2008, TOM KLEIST JR said…
it is 60 miles i worked at fire service last year
At 8:15pm on February 11, 2008, jeff cook said…
Me as in stephen
At 8:15pm on February 11, 2008, jeff cook said…
Me and hannah are just looking on your page. While you and mom talk to the guy. Hannah says that it is wrong to type you a message
At 8:38pm on February 10, 2008, Anthony Volpe said…
Sorry I havent called brother. Been busy. I will try calling later tonight if you are up.
At 2:44pm on February 8, 2008, Barry said…
Thanks Jeff, I really like it so far!
At 7:45pm on January 17, 2008, Jennifer said…

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