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Started this discussion. Last reply by Bud Aug 29, 2017. 2 Replies


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Jul 30
Bud replied to Brent Lytle's discussion Another Unusual Question. What Do The More Rural Firefighters Use For Trucks To Carry Gear To The Scene?
"I think everyone should have to go to the station gear up there then roll with what is needed, that way you and your crew knows who and what is responding."
Jul 12
Bud replied to Carl Charles's discussion Keep Apparatus from Freezing Up?
"Well up in the northwest corner of Vermont and I learned this from a article about the Fairbanks, Alaska fire Dept. that they used to spray biodegradable anti freeze. In they late fall I would spray all suction hose couplings, intake and discharge…"
Jul 12
Bud replied to FF Nick's discussion Whats your preference on Pump Panel location?
"In the 35 years I was active in Vermont I operated front mount and midship, front mounts were fine if you were drafting lake, river or a pond or hydrant, I'm not crazy about rear mount kind of leaves your pump operator out for an accident…"
Jul 12
Bud commented on Chris Adams's group Engineer's Corner
"34E1.jpg 1993 Freightliner FL80 4 dr. Hale 1250 & 1000 gal. tank....34E2 jpg         1972 Ford L900 Darley 1000 with 1000 gals. H2O I have put alot of miles on both."
Apr 30
Bud commented on Adair 154's group No Hydrants Inc.
"No hydrants no problem give me a lake, a pond, a river or a tanker."
Apr 30
Bud commented on Rachel Fulling's group Females in the Fire service
"I respect any woman in the fire service, proving that they can make it in a male dominent job be it paid or vol. and can work their way up the ladder without sorta speak " having to do special things or duties to get there"."
Apr 30

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What State do you live in?
Type of Organization
Volunteer Fire Department
Job Function
Years in Fire/EMS:
Primary Fire/EMS Department:
Grand Isle Vol. Fire Dept.
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My Training:
The old Vermont State 40hr. course and variuos other trainings.
About Me:
I was active in the dept. of 35 yrs. I am now life member but inactive.
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Why I Joined Fire/EMS
I wanted to serve my community in some way

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At 8:08am on March 24, 2017, Tracie said…

OMG you got that right been a very long time. Life is crazy like always and its great to hear from you and I am a great listener!

So glad to hear from you!

At 8:41pm on August 1, 2008, FireCat said…
At 10:57am on August 1, 2008, Mark said…
Hi Bud, I lived in VT for 7 yrs. W.Dover ,mt snow. now in FL just up the road from you. stay safe

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