"Our department contractually requires each Line Officer to be certified as Incident Safety Officer - Suppression. Each fire gets a Safety Officer assigned, if the Department Safety Officer is unavailable then any available officer can fill the roll.…"
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.See More
Does your department have technical rescue capabilities? What kind of problems are you facing in regards to staffing, training and equipment? If you have any gadgets or special techniques, this is the place to share them.
No matter what type of tactics or operations your department provides, the quality and efficiency are dramatically affected by the leadership skills of your officers. Leadership is the most important element of everything we do!
BS Public Safety, Working on Masters Degree, Fire Officer IV, Instructor II, 472 Hazmat Tech, Safety Officer, Task Force Leader CT-TF-1, Senior Inst. CT Fire Academy, Director of Training Middlesex Fire School.
Technicial Rescue, Safety and Survival, Strategy and Tactics
Member of the Middletown Fire Department (CT), presently serving as the Assistant Fire Chief. Started in 1982 in the volunteer service, served ten years as a Volunteer Fire Chief. Working on my Executive Fire Officer Leadership Masters Degree will finish in (6/10). Co-Leader of the MFD Technical Rescue Team, Serving as one of 4 Task Force Leaders for the CT-TF-1 USAR Team. Have been employed as an Instructor by the CT Fire Academy for the past 22 years.
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