Colin Brayton
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  • Cooper Landing, AK
  • United States
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Radio Advice

Started Feb 13, 2019 0 Replies

Hi,I am interested in learning what radios are being used and are "affordable". We currently use XTS 1500 and 2500 handhelds from Motorola and I know these are no longer being manufactured. Our local…Continue

Tags: motorola, communication, radios

Expiring Turnout Gear

Started this discussion. Last reply by Ted Mead Jan 15, 2019. 1 Reply

I am at a small Rural Volunteer Department, this is a non-entry department, almost all the turnouts are technically expiring in 2019. However, the turnouts have been used in training and on about…Continue


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Profile Information

What State do you live in?
Type of Organization
Volunteer Fire Department
Job Function
Firefighter/Driver Operator
Years in Fire/EMS:
Primary Fire/EMS Department:
Bear Creek Volunteer Fire Department
Years With Department/Agency
Other Past or Current Departments and Organizations
Cooper Landing Emergency Service
My Training:
Emergency Trauma Technician, Firefighter Basic, Firefighter 1, High/Low angle rope rescue, Swiftwater rescue, ATV operation, Extrication Training, Firefighting on Boats.
About Me:
I am an active volunteer in two departments. I am currently, working as an operations coordinator for Cooper Landing Emergency Services, a very small fire/ems department. I enjoy the Fire aspects a bit more than the EMS areas, still very basic in my EMS training.
Day Job:
Operations Coordinator for an Emergency Service Depatment
Relationship Status:
Facebook or Other Online Profile:
Why I Joined Fire/EMS
I like to volunteer in my community, and my dad was a volunteer firefighter when I was a kid. I bought a house and wanted to know how to protect it better.
Why I Love Fire/EMS
The community
Top Issues Facing Responders:
Lack of funding to get updated turnouts, vehicles, training, etc.

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At 12:40am on August 12, 2019, James said…

Good Day,

How is everything with you, I picked interest on you after going through your short profile and deemed it necessary to write you immediately. I have something very vital to disclose to you, but I found it difficult to express myself here, since it's a public site.Could you please get back to me on ( ) for the full details.
Have a nice day
Thanks God bless.

At 2:30pm on January 4, 2019, Fireyladd - Retired Chief Sharp said…

Welcome to Firefighter Nation Colin. Its awesome you joined the group. There is lots to do, read and be involved with here. Your participation and involvement is important to us all.
Chief William Sharp- Retired
Brookings Fire / Rescue
Living in Alaska


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