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Ice rescue

Started this discussion. Last reply by METALHEAD May 9, 2009. 2 Replies

personal vehicles to incidents.

Started this discussion. Last reply by Brett Johnson Feb 15, 2009. 28 Replies



Profile Information

Type of Organization
Fire/Rescue Department - Volunteer
Job Function
Years in Fire/EMS:
Primary Fire/EMS Department:
Sanborn Fire Co. Inc.
Years With Department/Agency
My Training:
Fire fighting essentials, mask confidence, Niagara county smoke divers
fire attack 1 and 2. firefighter safety and survival. auto ex. alt. fueled vehicles . cofined space rescue . hazwoper. evoc. Arial app. operator. truck co. ops.
About Me:
easy going but focused on safty of others and myself. grew up at the hall and have done this since i was able to. i am a heavy equipment operator in my paying job. i respect all those who go by the way of the salamander. One half of L.O.D.
Day Job:
heavy equipment operator
Relationship Status:
Why I Joined Fire/EMS
basically born into it.
Why I Love Fire/EMS
whats not to love?
Top Issues Facing Responders:
changing environments.
The dinger curse and ridicule(self inflicted or un warrented)
Free lancing


Productivity......We TRY!

Posted on March 2, 2009 at 5:30pm 4 Comments

Well. lets hope some of you can relate to this. Others can ignore this and the rest of you can roll your eyes or twittle your thumbs if you wish.

I guess I might have learned something over a couple of years?( maybe.) When you go to practice or are at the station killing alittle time, BE PRODUCTIVE.

Anything that falls within the relms of your duties as a ff at the station. Wash the engines, pic up the floor, tidy(yes i said tidy) the club room( for us dingers)… Continue

The Big 32!

Posted on February 24, 2009 at 9:15am 3 Comments

well, I turned32 today. I cant believe I made it this far. what have i learned? of course im gonna share!

1. Never be cheap with other peoples money

2. Respect your heritage. it might explain why you are the way u are.

3. Listen to the senior guys. they spin stories of mistsakes and experience. this way you get a heads up!

4. Be yourself. who cares what others think.

5. Dont be scared to be scared. it happens. learn from it.

6.… Continue

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At 4:37pm on September 27, 2010, djc 0106 said…
well played my friend. you dont want that looming over your head. haha
At 8:55pm on September 23, 2010, djc 0106 said…
hey johnson do you ever go on this anymore! hahahahaha
At 5:46am on December 19, 2009, djc 0106 said…
i bought the moopet show box set. SWEET! we will be watching. hey do you have the means of contacting diesel? ive emailed twice and no response.
At 5:45am on December 19, 2009, djc 0106 said…
so whats new at home? did you see the pics yet? got more later when i can get on a puter
At 12:03pm on December 18, 2009, djc 0106 said…
whats up big boy? im back on.
At 11:07am on March 3, 2009, D Coleman said…
you hit the nail on the head with the productivity blog. well done! remember its harder to keep your head down and dig than it is to stand around, watch and criticize. KEEP DIGGING
At 6:41am on March 3, 2009, RODNEY HOGG said…
hi beech, had to check this out.
At 2:50pm on February 15, 2009, Erin said…
Hey Metalhead haven't seen you around town lately glad to see your on here

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