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.
Contains important information for technical rescue members, training officers and fire company members alike. Learn the risks involved in elevator and escalator rescues and how to face them successfully.
Union Issue, Staffing, Layoffs, Special Operations, EMS
NFPA Firefighter I & 2; NFPA Fire Instructor II; NFPA Fire Officer I & II; NFPA Fire Inspector I; NFPA Rescue 1006, Confined Space, Rope, Trench, Structrual Collapse; National Registered Paramedic; Certified NASCAR Emergency and Track Services Instructor;
Topics you provide training for:
Confined Space Rescue; Collapse Rescue; Trench Rescue; Firefighting; NASCAR;Elevator Rescue
Areas of expertise:
Motorsports Fire, EMS, Extrication; Special Operations
I have 30 years of Fire, EMS, Rescue experience with the Wilmington Manor Volunteer Fire Company in New Castle County, Delaware. I have served all fire suppression positions except Fire Chief. My entire family is apart of the Volunteer system in which my Grandfather helped start in in 1945. My Father who has close to 50 year as a Member was Fire Chief when I was growing up and is my biggest hero. Both of my Sons and wife are members. I followed my father into the career fire dept. in 1989, I currrently am a Lieutenant assigned to a Squad -Engine Company.
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