Ed Dean
  • 59, Male
  • Avalon, NJ
  • United States
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Profile Information

Type of Organization
Fire/Rescue Department - Volunteer
Job Function
Fire Chief / Chief of Department
Years in Fire/EMS:
Primary Fire/EMS Department:
Avalon Volunteer Fire Department
Years With Department/Agency
Dept. Web Site:
Other Past or Current Departments and Organizations
Avalon, NJ EMS, currently a volunteer after interdepartment transfer from full time paid for 10 years, Cape May County OEM RESORT Team - current, Member IAFC, NFPA, currently employed as a full time fire inspector.
My Training:
NJ Level 2 fire service instructor currently on staff at Cape May County, NJ Fire Academy, HazMat Tech, CBRNE Tech, High Angle Tech, Trench Rescue Tech, Auto Extrication Ops, IMS Lvl 2, NJ Fire Official, NJ EMT-B, Water Rescue Tech, Small Boat Rescue Tech.
About Me:
Started in fire service 1981. Accumulating training and certifications for the last 27 years. Chief officer of department for 10 years. Fire service instructor for 20 years.
Day Job:
Municipal Fire Inspector
Relationship Status:
Why I Joined Fire/EMS
Family connection. My father was a firefighter and his father before him.
Why I Love Fire/EMS
the ability to alter the outcomes of community emergencies.
Top Issues Facing Responders:
Lack of real fire experience and realistic training, inadequate time to keep up to date in all necessary training disciplines due to wide ranging tasks and community needs, inadequate staffing (both career and volunteer), overly regimented training programs.

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At 12:43pm on June 25, 2008, robert f newkirk said…
hi ed I will put the photos on my ffn page
At 12:03pm on May 18, 2008, robert f newkirk said…
all fire school photos can be found on myspace page unable to load on ffn . link can be found on my ffn page

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