Other Past or Current Departments and Organizations
SC State Fire Marshal Columbia, SC
New Hanover County Fire Rescue Wilmington, NC
Long Creek Volunteer Fire Department, Charlotte,NC
IFSAC Firefighter II
IFSAC Driver Operator Pumps, Aerial, EVD
IFSAC Fire and Life Safety Educator I,II, III
IFSAC Fire Instructor I,II
NC Fire Inspector Standard II, Prob. III
ICC Fire Inspector I,II
IFSAC Hazmat Level I Responder
IFSAC NC Fire Investigator Technician
IAAI Fire Investigator Technician
Youth firesetter specialist
I am a husband,father,fireman and lover of the outdoors. I'm novice photographer, Part 107 Drone pilot, technology buff. I got bit by the fire bug late in life. I enjoy educating my community, different cultures and dynamics about the greatest career there is.
I began as a volunteer to give back to my community. Along the way I got hooked the moment I rode backwards on my first fire call as a tailored. " I remember feeling like a kid, heart pounding and saying wee as we rounding the corner. The cue screaming, siren blaring. I still get excited when I get a chance to ride or drive an Engine.
Why I Love Fire/EMS
I love my brethren their dedication and sacrifice. The passion and desire to place your life on the line.
Top Issues Facing Responders:
Retention,Decline in recruitment, Diversity, Cancer