Christopher Baker
  • 40, Male
  • Redding, CA
  • United States
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The Future Department of Defense Firefighter

“Protecting Those Who Defend America.” – Bill Killen, Director, Navy Fire & Emergency Services, 1985 - 2004 (Retired).Article by Deputy Chief Jacob McAfee and contributor Chris Baker…See More
Jan 2
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Dec 28, 2018
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The Future Department of Defense Firefighter

“Protecting Those Who Defend America.” – Bill Killen, Director, Navy Fire & Emergency Services, 1985 - 2004 (Retired).Article by Deputy Chief Jacob McAfee and contributor Chris Baker…See More
Dec 19, 2018
Christopher Baker's blog post was featured

The Future Firefighter: Episode 1952

Tune in for the next episode of The Future Firefighter, Fire Engineering Blog Talk Radio Show with Christopher Connelly, Regional Fire Chief, Navy Region Southwest Fire & Emergency Services Federal Fire with co-host Deputy Chief Jacob McAfee as we discuss opportunities in the Federal Fire Service as a Department of Defense Firefighter on Tuesday, December 18th, 2018 at…See More
Dec 18, 2018
Christopher Baker posted a blog post

The Future Firefighter: Episode 1952

Tune in for the next episode of The Future Firefighter, Fire Engineering Blog Talk Radio Show with Christopher Connelly, Regional Fire Chief, Navy Region Southwest Fire & Emergency Services Federal Fire with co-host Deputy Chief Jacob McAfee as we discuss opportunities in the Federal Fire Service as a Department of Defense Firefighter on Tuesday, December 18th, 2018 at…See More
Dec 17, 2018
Christopher Baker's blog post was featured

The Future Firefighter: Fire Engineering Blog Talk Radio Show with Fire Chief Reggie Freeman

(Photo Credits: Patrick Raycraft, Hartford Courant).Reggie Freeman, CFO, FIFireEFire Chief / Emergency Management Director at City of HartfordI am incredibly humbled and genuinely honored to invite Fire Chief Reggie Freeman on to the Fire Engineering Blog Talk Radio Show ‘The Future Firefighter’ with co-host Deputy…See More
Oct 22, 2018
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The Future Firefighter: Fire Engineering Blog Talk Radio Show with Fire Chief Reggie Freeman

(Photo Credits: Patrick Raycraft, Hartford Courant).Reggie Freeman, CFO, FIFireEFire Chief / Emergency Management Director at City of HartfordI am incredibly humbled and genuinely honored to invite Fire Chief Reggie Freeman on to the Fire Engineering Blog Talk Radio Show ‘The Future Firefighter’ with co-host Deputy…See More
Oct 20, 2018
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Oct 18, 2018
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Oct 11, 2018
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Aug 21, 2018
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Aug 20, 2018
Christopher Baker's blog post was featured

Service Beyond Self

(Photo Credits: Top - Noah Berger, Lower Left: Matthew Henderson, Lower Right: Parra Photography).Serving beyond their physical, mental and even emotional limits. Sleeping in the dirt or wherever they can find a spot untouched by the devastation of the unprecedented firestorm. These servants…See More
Aug 9, 2018
Christopher Baker's blog post was featured

The Power of The Word - WHY

(Photo Credits: Author)“The best tool for fire attack is your brain. The only limits to maximizing its effectiveness are the barriers you put in place. Be as aggressive in obtaining knowledge as you are in advancing an attack line.” – Chief John TippettThis quote sparked my interest recently on twitter.  I…See More
Aug 3, 2018
Christopher Baker's blog post was featured

The Future Firefighter: Fire Engineering Blog Talk Radio Show with Assistant Chief Juratovac

“All that I am I owe, I live eternally in the red.”– Dr. Carl HolmesTHE FUTURE FEMALE FIREFIGHTER“I can’t help but tell you that it’s all about the mentorship.  Without the direction and guidance of those who have come before us, there is no way that either one of us would be here.  The main message I want…See More
Jul 31, 2018
Christopher Baker posted a blog post

Service Beyond Self

(Photo Credits: Top - Noah Berger, Lower Left: Matthew Henderson, Lower Right: Parra Photography).Serving beyond their physical, mental and even emotional limits. Sleeping in the dirt or wherever they can find a spot untouched by the devastation of the unprecedented firestorm. These servants…See More
Jul 30, 2018
Christopher Baker posted a blog post

The Power of The Word - WHY

(Photo Credits: Author)“The best tool for fire attack is your brain. The only limits to maximizing its effectiveness are the barriers you put in place. Be as aggressive in obtaining knowledge as you are in advancing an attack line.” – Chief John TippettThis quote sparked my interest recently on twitter.  I…See More
Jul 21, 2018

Profile Information

What State do you live in?
CA
Type of Organization
Paid Fire Department
Job Function
Other
Years in Fire/EMS:
12
Primary Fire/EMS Department:
9
Years With Department/Agency
California Community Colleges System
Web Site:
http://instructorchrisbaker.com
About Me:
Chris Baker has over twelve years of experience in volunteer, combination, and career, fire departments in California. He holds a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Anthropology and Associates of Science Degree in Fire Service Command, Company Officer. Chris is a California State Fire Training certified Fire Officer, Driver-Operator, Fire Instructor, and Lead Firefighter I Certification Evaluator. He is a Fire Science Instructor in the California Community Colleges System. Chris is a member of the California Fire Technology Directors’ Association and the California Training Officers Association. He served as a volunteer Peer Reviewer on the FY 2017 Staffing for Adequate Fire & Emergency Response Grants (SAFER) for both hiring and recruitment/retention. Chris also served as a Peer Reviewer on the FY 2017 Assistance to Firefighters Grants (AFG). He is a Volunteer Advocate Regional Manager, Region IX (CA, NV, AZ, HI) for the Everyone Goes Home Program through the National Fallen Firefighters Foundation. Chris also serves as a volunteer member of the International Association of Fire Chiefs (IAFC) Safety, Health and Survival Section serving in their staging area. He is a member of the Board of Directors for the National Fire Heritage Center located in Emmitsburg, Maryland. Chris is a National Fire Service Instructor teaching at notable fire conferences across the country. He is the co-host of The Future Fighter, Fire Engineering Blog Talk Radio Show. Chris writes blog articles for Firefighter Nation, Fire Rescue and Fire Engineering Magazines on mentoring the future generations of the fire service.
Relationship Status:
Married
Facebook or Other Online Profile:
http://www.facebook.com/InstructorChrisBaker/
Why I Joined Fire/EMS
http://my.firefighternation.com/profiles/blogs/why-i-became-a-publi...

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The Future Department of Defense Firefighter

Posted on December 19, 2018 at 9:30am 0 Comments

Protecting Those Who Defend America.” – Bill Killen, Director, Navy Fire & Emergency Services, 1985 - 2004…

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The Future Firefighter: Episode 1952

Posted on December 17, 2018 at 9:00pm 0 Comments

Tune in for the next episode of The Future Firefighter, Fire Engineering Blog Talk Radio Show with Christopher Connelly, Regional Fire Chief, Navy Region Southwest Fire & Emergency Services Federal Fire with co-host Deputy Chief Jacob McAfee as we discuss opportunities in the Federal Fire Service as a Department of…

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The Future Firefighter: Fire Engineering Blog Talk Radio Show with Fire Chief Reggie Freeman

Posted on October 20, 2018 at 2:00pm 0 Comments

(Photo Credits: Patrick Raycraft, Hartford Courant).

Reggie Freeman, CFO, FIFireE…

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National Fire Heritage Center

Posted on October 11, 2018 at 4:00pm 0 Comments

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At 2:55pm on August 18, 2017, Fireyladd - Chief Sharp said…

Welcome to Firefighter Nation Christopher. I'm 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
Living in Alaska

At 1:05pm on August 10, 2017, Dalmatian Productions, Inc. said…

Thanks, Chris. Great to be friends here as well. Look forward to having the chance to chat and to see you down here in sunny (not so much today!) Florida, for the Great Florida Fire School!

Stay Safe!

 
 
 

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