Other Past or Current Departments and Organizations
I started out with the Ravenswood VFD then after I got out of high school I went to work at Westover WV and joined the fire dept there then in 1981 I moved back to Ravenswood then in 1983 I moved across the county to Ripley and joined.
I am an EMT, haz mat tech, confined space rescue tech, Rope rescue tech. A fire service instructor for RESA V. And a few other things but can't remember.....
I am an EMT have been since 1979. I do it full time as part of my job for Alcan Rolled Products Ravenswood. I worked for Jackson County EMS for 10 years.
Plant protection for Alcan Rolled Products Ravenswood (fire/ems/security)
Why I Joined Fire/EMS
My dad was a fireman and it seemed like a cool thing to get into. I don't regret any minute of it.
Why I Love Fire/EMS
Is the once in a while you get that Thank You or even a hug...
Top Issues Facing Responders:
The issues for the fire and ems service is trying to do what you can do with tighter budgets.