Mike Yocom's Blog (5)

just short of two years in the fire serivce

Wow its been a long time since i was here last just over a year now, Things have been nuts to say the least with me just about done with college and other things that have kept me away. well i thought i would give a update as to whats been going on with me.



First of all, i have completed my FFII course that started last Feb, took nearly a year to complete but i did it and and passed all the written test's on the first try woohoo, though i did love the course and i actually learned… Continue

Added by Mike Yocom on January 14, 2010 at 2:31pm — No Comments

Almost a Year in the Fire Service

Well its almost been a year since i joined the Fire Service, and its been a blast the entire year. Between the experince i have gained in the year with the various tranings my Esstinals and Basic Frefighting 101 and just the experince i have gained from the calls that i have gone on. Either it be a full out structrue fire or Grass fire or just a MVA. Sadly though i also have seen death, being my first call i went on for a very very bad MVA, where one person was DOA. So i got baptised very early… Continue

Added by Mike Yocom on January 30, 2009 at 6:09pm — 2 Comments

Ironic to say the least

Well i was going to write a update about my experince into the fire services but last monday kinda of changed that. Let see where to start at i guess i should start with this. We had been having a pretty quiet beginning of June and well End of may as well no fire calls at all well we had one but it was a very small grass fire, untill Sunday nite around 1am we got paged for a mutual Aid fire call Fully involved House fire, took us most the nite and early morning to get it knocked down and out,… Continue

Added by Mike Yocom on June 12, 2008 at 4:30pm — 1 Comment

The Show goes on

Well its been another month for on the dept. Things are awesome i am learning alot and have been able too see quite a bit of calls to learn off of. I just completed my basic esstintals class over the weekend and boy let me tell ya what it wore me out lol, but i had a lot of fun and learned alot from the class as well as myself and what i can do. im still waiting for my frist major structure fire, have seen two barn fires but no house or ect... anyways just thought i give a quick update as to my… Continue

Added by Mike Yocom on May 5, 2008 at 1:21pm — 1 Comment

Busy 1st month for me

I figure i would post a blog being i just joined this site, alittle background first though. I have only been on my Vol Dept. for just over a month Still learning the ropes im actually going to a esstential class next month. i have already been on one structure fire a barn fire, several grass a few car fires and one Accident. The Accident being my 1st call and sadly it was one of the worst one my dept has delt with in a very long time. My town is rather strange though we have two different… Continue

Added by Mike Yocom on April 13, 2008 at 3:19pm — 1 Comment

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