Todd Rockwell
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  • MI
  • United States Minor Outlying Islands
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Type of Organization
Fire/Rescue Department - Paid
Job Function
Firefighter
Years in Fire/EMS:
20 years fire
Primary Fire/EMS Department:
City of Mt. Morris
Years With Department/Agency
20
Dept. Web Site:
http://www.mtmorriscityfd.webs.com
Other Past or Current Departments and Organizations
Worked EMS for a short time but quickly realized it takes a different type of crazy to do that work! But atleast I have the knowledge.
My Training:
Will list them later, to many...to little time
About Me:
A family man who married his Highschool sweetheart and still married to her! Two awsume boys growing up to fast. We live in a small town in Mid-Michigan where i grew up. I joined the Department at 18 and I still like to do the hot, dirty work! My family supports the Fire Department and will do most anything to help me out. My wife and I work together at the family busniess, Ace Hardware. We're hoping our boys get out this shrinking town and do better things! Times are tough here and the City is nothing what it used to be. We struggle to keep the Departments funded and operating at a safe level. We have 1 Department and cover only 4-5 sq miles, we have 15 members that work like 30! We average 125 runs a year, mostly fires. We do not run medicals, thankfully! We are paid on call which amounts to alittle spending money every 3 months. We have gone through some internal struggles but have recently emerged victorious. We have a great staff and things are once again running smooth.
Day Job:
General Manager at Ace Hardware
Relationship Status:
Married
Why I Joined Fire/EMS
Not sure, probly for the excitment. Worked near the station and would always see them going out. Now I can't imagine not doing it, although the Chief role is wearing me down.
Why I Love Fire/EMS
Love helping the community and teaching it to the kids.
Top Issues Facing Responders:
Low funds!!! Low staffing.

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At 7:58am on April 10, 2010, Leo Cartwright said…
Hi there Todd; I’m Leo from Australia, Paramedic; Welcome to FFN hope U enjoy this site and gather many friends during your stay. If you read my profile and think that I am suited; please feel free to add me to your collection of FFN friends. If I have not added you as a friend, it’s because I have reached my Max and I am waiting for members to reply to me.
I also collect Patches and badges and would love to show one of yours in my collection. I am looking for Police, Medical, Ambulance, S&R; Dispatcher & Fire Service patches. If U are interested, or U know someone in these groups please contact me. My Email is lecar1@bigpond.net.au
If you fell like sending me one of your Service patch … don’t be shy….
My address is:-
Leo J. Cartwright
246 Kay Street
TRARALGON
VICTORIA 3844
AUSTRALIA

Cheers Leo
At 12:06am on April 10, 2010, Fireyladd - Chief Sharp said…
Chief, Welcome to the Firefighter Nation. I am glad you dropped in to join the group. Dont be shy. 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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