"Thanks Chief. You always raise the important and thought provoking questions. This subject really jumped out at me because it's something that I try and speak about often. Please keep the questions and ideas coming."
"Just to clarify something Chief Coleman, I don't go in with bare ears. I use a 2 ply hood and it gives me plenty of early warning especially in the below mentioned moden lightweight building construction. I work in an area located in east…"
"Ok Chief I gotta add to this blog. I'm probably gonna take a beating from the safety police on this but it has worked for a long time and continues to work. The comments about PPE being so advanced that pre flashover has become very difficult…"
"Good proposal Phil. I'm a Captain assigned to a very busy Truck Company in Atlanta Ga with 19 years experience.
I do a lot and teachung and studying on all aspects of our job and i don't think you'll find a truly documented and…"
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Haz-Mat Technician, EMT-I, Adjunt instructor for Dekalb Fire Rescue, Developer of several training programs within the Department.
Topics you provide training for:
Haz-Mat, High Rise firefighting, Truck Company operations, Vehicle exr\trication., Building construction, Strategy and tactics.
Areas of expertise:
17 years in the Fire Service. Serve as Captain in a very busy double company in metro Atlanta Georgia. Author of several training programs now in use at our fire Academy and also serves as an adjunct instructor.
Worked for 3 years with an enviromental clean up company and responded too and helped mitigate some very large incidents.
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