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"Outside The Box" Engine Company Operations

Engine Company work is often viewed as easy or not as fulfilling as "Truck Company work". This is absolutely not the case and some very "high speed" Engine Companies go to work everyday in very tough and arduous environments. They are only successful by relying on their relentless training, personal experiences and hunger to progress in the engine world.This group is geared toward Engine Company tactics that use "outside the box" thinking to accomplish. Its purpose is to exchange information…See More
Aug 22, 2013
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Jun 13, 2011
Bill Hopson and TERRY FARRELL FIREFIGHTERS FUND are now friends
Jan 9, 2010
Bill Hopson and Christie Groover are now friends
Dec 28, 2009
Marques Bush left a comment for Bill Hopson
"Great to see you in PA! Hope to talk with you soon."
May 21, 2009
Bill Hopson and Brett Graves are now friends
Apr 17, 2009
Bill Hopson and Kevin Donahue are now friends
Feb 8, 2009

Profile Information

Lives in:
New Jersey
Department:
Ocean County Fire Marshal's Office
Title/rank:
Deputy Fire Marshal
Years of public service:
34
Agency structure:
Public safety (police-fire)
Top issues in your department:
Basic, core skills competency
Professional Qualifications:
State of New Jersey, Leve II Instructor; Live Burn Instructor and SCBA / Smokehouse Instructor. Certified Flashover Simulator Instructor. Certified Rapid Intervention and Firefighter Survival instructor. Certified Hazardous Materials Incident Commander and Technician. Certified NFPA 1001 and 1002 instructor. Author/Creater of NJ Everyone Goes Home program, for National Fallen Firefightes Foundation. Instructor for FDIC, FDIC East, West and Firehouse. Contributor to Fire Engineering and FDTN. Certified State of New Jersey Fire Official and Arson Investigator. Creator of Live Burn Instructor Development Program for FDIC. Certified NFA Incident Safety Officer
Topics you provide training for:
Instructor Development (Classroom), Instructor Development (Drill Ground). Flashover Simulator; Engine Company Operations; Rapid Intervention Skills; Firefighter Survival Skills; Extrication; Large Area Search; Leadership and Officer Development; Live Burn Instructor Development
Areas of expertise:
Instructor Development (Drill Ground); Instructor Development (Classroom) Engine Company Operations; Flashover Simulator Instructor Development; Firefighter Survival; Rapid Intervention skills and team training; Extrication techniques
Bio:
Bill Hopson is a 34 year veteran of the New Jersey Fire Service. He is a State of New Jersey, certified Level II Fire Instructor and a certified Live Burn and SCBA / Smokehouse Instructor. Since 1986, he has served as as Deputy Fire Marshal for Ocean County, New Jersey. He is the author / creator of the New Jersey Everyone Goes Home Program for the National Fallen Firefighters Foundation. He is a member of several professional organizations including the New Jersey Fire Safety Commission's Training and Education Committee and the New Jersey Chapter of the International Association of Fire Service Instructors. He is a third generation Firefighter who lectures and instructs across the Country, on a variety of topics. He has written several articles for Fire Engineering and Fire Department Training Network.
Web site:
http://www.onscenetraining.com

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At 10:24pm on December 7, 2008, julio reyes said…
Hi we are a volunteer group in the coast of Veracruz, Mexico, we do not have economic resources that we have accomplished is to choose based effort to join efforts to buy old standard vehicles and turn them into ambulances, cap and put them inside and sirens, we want have the opportunity because we know that in the USA donate emergency vehicles like ambulances ask all the information possible thanks
At 11:22am on August 18, 2008, Art Bloomer said…
Don't know if you are going to Wildwood, I'm only going down for Thursday night into Friday. Propably see you at Kellys.
At 3:32pm on August 12, 2008, Eric Hankins said…
How is my Brother? I hope all is well with you and your friends on Da Shore. I will see you in October,

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At 10:44pm on June 25, 2008, Ben Marler said…
Hey, Bill. How's things up on the Joisey Shore. hope all is well. PS Did you ever meet Dean Wermer?
At 6:58am on May 22, 2008, Steve Gooley said…
Welcome to the site. Take a look at the New Jersey group located at http://community.fireengineering.com/group/newjersey. Feel free to join and make it your own.
At 9:00pm on March 23, 2008, Rich Nappi said…
F Troop in da house.
At 10:58am on March 23, 2008, Greg Wild said…
Bill,
See you in a couple of weeks,
UL
At 6:54am on March 22, 2008, Dave LeBlanc said…
Love the F troop shields......
At 9:49pm on March 21, 2008, Ray McCormack said…
Hello Bill
See you soon
Ray
At 3:52pm on March 20, 2008, Frank Ricci said…
we could use your input in our Tactical Building Blocks group. We are on page 2 of groups.
This group will focus on aggressive interior firefighting. We will address tactics that increase your chance of not getting jammed up and cover what actions to undertake if you do.We will cover some big issues as well as small tactical tips
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