All the helmets are good enough to meet NFPA 1971, I have worn a Ben Franklin for almost 10 years and I think it is too heavy and sits too tall on my head. It also does not have a true impact liner it has a suspension system much like a hard…"
"It has been a while since I have been on here, St.Matthews Fire Dist is in suburban Louisville KY. The rank of Sergeant is the apparatus operator on the company and is the fall back officer in absence of the Captain(popular in the south east of the…"
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IFSAC FIRE OFFICER 1&2/ IFSAC PUMP OPERATOR AND DRIVER/ IFSAC FIREFIGHTER 1&2/ KENTUCKY FIRE INSTRUCTOR LEVEL 1/ KENTUCKY EMT, NFPA 1401 INSTRUCTOR/ HAZ-MAT TECH/ KENTUCKY FIRE INSPECTOR
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RECRUIT TRAINING / SCBA / SEARCH AND RESCUE / LADDERS/ VENTILATION/ FORCEABLE ENTRY
Life long resident of Louisville KY, 33 years old, married to a wonderful woman we have 2 daughters 11 and 6 years of age. Started in the fire service in 1992 at the age of 16 as a volunteer and was hooked for life. Hired as a career firefighter in 1995 and have worked for several fire departments in the Louisville area. Have been with the St. Matthews Fire District for the past 10 years(CURRENTLY ASSIGNED TO A QUINT) along with working part-time for the North Oldham Fire District in Goshen KY. I am always juggling the my favorite things my family and my job. I am a Fourth Degree Member of the Knights of Columbus and also trying to start a FOOLS chapter in Louisville (charter name Derby City FOOLS). A bad day at work is still better than a good day at somebody elses job.
Thanks for joining CSF (Common Sense Firefighting). It's a fire ground decision making page on the site. Jump into any discussion at any time.We have a couple of good discussions going right now. Where is ST. MATTHEWS FIRE DISTRICT and how many members do you get on the first due alarm? I've personally never been on a combination dept. Is a sargent an offcier on a fire company?
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