kate landreth
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  • Laramie, WY
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Reality vs Fiction: Technical Rescue and Other Rope Rescues

Started this discussion. Last reply by Moose Mar 13, 2013. 8 Replies

Although most firefighters don't get to be suspended hundreds of feet above the streets, with a rope that's about to give of like "Chicago Fire" or "Ladder 49", rope has become that universal piece…Continue

Training Priorities

Started this discussion. Last reply by Michael Paschal Jan 19, 2013. 9 Replies

Currently I am finishing up pre-reqs for Paramedic school and prep classes for the Fire Academy. However, my non Fire/EMS schedule is increasing the difficulty to do both at the same time. One…Continue

Firefighter 1 Training

Started this discussion. Last reply by John Crabbe Nov 25, 2012. 1 Reply

Hey guys! I am beginning my fire science classes in January and cannot decide between a Fire Science certificate and an Associate's degree. Given that I already have a Bachelor's of Science in…Continue


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Profile Information

Type of Organization
Fire/Rescue Department - Volunteer
Job Function
EMT - Basic
Years in Fire/EMS:
Primary Fire/EMS Department:
Big Laramie Valley VFD
Years With Department/Agency
Other Past or Current Departments and Organizations
Mason County Fire District 2
My Training:
NIMS 100, 200, 700
Swiftwater Rescue 1st Responder
About Me:
I am currently attend school to become a Firefighter/Pramedic but I have had 8 years already as Firefighter Explorer and then EMT-Basic. I already have a Bachelor's degree in Occupational Health and Safety but after 3 years of being a Safety Engineer, I realized my heart belonged with Fire/EMS
Day Job:
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Why I Joined Fire/EMS
It's a family affair. My mom is on the board for her local department as a community member,youngest brother is training to become a Firefighter Explorer, uncle is a retired FF/EMT, and my aunt is a former EMS dispatcher
Why I Love Fire/EMS
It never gets boring
Top Issues Facing Responders:
PTSD, scene accountability

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Training priority

Posted on January 10, 2013 at 11:43pm 0 Comments

Thanks to my non-firefighter work schedule, I am getting close to making a tough decision on whether I should focus more on getting my paramedic training done first over my fire science degree. The fire science degree is 2 nights/week in another city that's almost an hour away. The pre-reqs I am finishing for my dream paramedic school is 2 hours away 1 day/week for 2 months. Then I would move closer to the paramedic training.  However, I have heard that my chances for getting hired as a…


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At 9:00am on January 14, 2013, Norm Tindell said…

I am honored to be among your friends.

I wish you the very best as you embark on your grand adventure into the Fire/EMS career world---Paramedic first.

Stay safe and be happy!

At 11:00pm on November 25, 2012, Mark Fuqua said…

Hey Kate, Thanks for having me as a friend. Hope you have good week."STAY SAFE AND KEEP IN TOUCH"

At 4:34pm on November 19, 2012, Fireyladd - Chief Sharp said…

Welcome to Firefighter Nation Kate. I am glad you joined the group. There is lots to do, read and be involved with. Your participation and involvement is important to us all.

Chief William Sharp- Retired

Brookings Fire / Rescue


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