Steve Fey
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Steve Fey replied to Carlo's discussion Out of state Blue lights
"Untrue, in the State of Pa your blue light must be registered with the state police"
Oct 22, 2012
Steve Fey replied to Kimberly A Bownas's discussion New Building Construction - We Need To Rethink How We Fight These Fires
"I think that everyone is right that we need to approach things differently than in the past and look more towards safety. My biggest concern now is that we are going to far the other way, We are not being Firefighters if we allow a bed fire to burn…"
Oct 20, 2012
Steve Fey replied to Prentice "Marshall Berry's discussion looking for boots
"You are gonna go to leather right?"
Feb 29, 2012
Steve Fey replied to Dustin Jay Thomas's discussion Too Much?/Too Little?
"Volunteer at least once a week"
Feb 13, 2012
Steve Fey replied to Mike Baker's discussion Honestly I'm Scared
"We run 500 calls a yr, and do not run medical assist. We have roughly 40 ff's on the books and 15 you can count on to be around. We train EVERY thursday evening and when we have houses we can use we have trained 2-3 days those weeks. I feel…"
Feb 10, 2012
Steve Fey replied to Russ's discussion Post Office Fire
"I would meet with your postmaster for the simply fact the postal service is very different in what they can do. Call and set up a meeting"
Feb 4, 2012
Steve Fey replied to Russ Gregston's discussion As a Senior Officer how do you deal with freelancing ?
"First mistake is allowing Probies to have access to the fire department without a reg member being present! They are on probation because you do not know their abilities or personal agenda's."
Feb 3, 2012
Steve Fey replied to Russ Gregston's discussion As a Senior Officer how do you deal with freelancing ?
"If you guys were already on scene of this fire, how did a probationary member get access to that equipment? Do they have keys to the building as a probie?"
Feb 2, 2012
Steve Fey replied to Jack N. Glassford's discussion Volunteer Fire Chief does not see the need to replace 10 year old turn outs
"I agree it would be hard to buy all that gear at once; so instead of waiting till the tenth yr and expecting fifty new sets of gear, replace so many i yr from yr 1 to 10. 50 member over 10yrs= 5sets a yr"
Jan 16, 2012
Steve Fey replied to Marty Hrinko's discussion 2011 Call Volume
"We had 419 which is down some from where we normally are."
Jan 3, 2012
Steve Fey replied to Billy Wright's discussion Picture and Video taken by the public during a fire scene or wreck
"I personally don't see a problem with people taking pictures of a fire! I have a bigger problem with FF's taking pictures at a scene instead of working"
Dec 23, 2011
Steve Fey replied to Jake Moomau's discussion Dwindling Cadet Program looking to restart
"First target 16 to 18yr olds, anything younger than 16 and i think you lose their focus. Use the media, use the schools, and/or any youth groups in the area. Hold an open house at your station and talk to the parents of how this can help keep their…"
Sep 16, 2011
Steve Fey replied to Mike Schlags (Captain Busy) Retd's discussion Firefighter Exams - Ladder Drill Evolution - A must training drill for Firefighter <18 years old and all Recruits!
"Completely unsafe and i would not teach my guys to do it.when he jumps up on the back of the ladder is when he pulls the rope to extend it."
Aug 25, 2011
Steve Fey replied to Roy Walker's discussion RIT operations
"We use another company who is assigned as the RIT team on our assignments. They are brought in to do nothing but RIT activities on scene. We are also a RIT team for several neighborging companies. Upon arrival we set up on side a and c if deemed…"
Aug 24, 2011
Steve Fey replied to Marcus A. Oliver's discussion First due Engine placement FOG for SFR and SFC
"Truck should always get the very front of the house, engine should be a house past or house before giving the truck room!"
Aug 23, 2011
Steve Fey replied to Jason Hoevelmann's discussion One Aspect of the 360
"While i agree the 360 needs to be done, was the RIT team arrives their officer in charge should complete their own 360 as well"
Aug 23, 2011

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At 10:41pm on April 23, 2011, Roger Waters said…
Welcome to Firefighter Nation Steve
At 2:24am on April 23, 2011, Fireyladd - Chief Sharp said…
Steve, Welcome to the Firefighter Nation. I am 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
Brookings, Oregon

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