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With Pilot Fire dept. as a paid daytime Fire Fighter there
FF 1, FF2, EMT, Haz-Mat Operations Level 1 , Driver Operator Pumps, Driver Operator Aerial, Fire Instructor 2, Certified Fire Investigator, Basic Rescue Tech, NC Rescue college Graduate, Basic Trama & Life support
I work with the Thomasville Fire Department Full-time now for about 8 years.We have 4 stations and 64 personnel. We work 24 on then off 24 after the third day we get 4 days off.I also work for a volunteer department Pilot Fire Dept. have been with them now for 7 years as a paid daytime personnel.I also Volunteer with Hasty Fire Department have been with them for 22 years and have held the rank of ems captain.After finding out I had Cancer I gave it up.Dropped back to Firefighter. December 18 2007 I was told I had cancer.Feb 20 2008 had surgery and then started radiation and chemo.Oct 31 2008 finished everything.Jan 2 2009 went back to work lite duty and hope to be back full duty soon.As of Feb 7, 2009 I am back to full duty and driving my ladder truck and new shift Thanks everyone for your prayers and thoughts.
Hey Bob, Nope, still in work comp hell. But hopefully, I will be able to be 'retired' early next year... Merry Christmas to you and yours and it's awesome that your body is doing what you want it too. God bless, Mike
Brother that is wonderful news that you are back on the rig. I remember after my cancer ordeal that was all I wanted, to be back with the gang at work. My last CT scan was all clear, so I will continue to keep my fingers crossed for boath of us! Your friend, Mike BCFD
so how's life now that your cancer free and back to work? for me, it's looking like I am going to retire this month. have been doing this gig since 1973... it's time for a break... I've been doing graphic art stuff for years. thanks for the nice words about my art. tcss, mike