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Matt Peksa replied to William Anderson's discussion NIMS Terminology
"I understand that a Division is a level in the command structure, but lets just say you have a incident that requires the IC to break up the interior operations into Divisions on each level following ICS 100. So there is the question, if you are in…"
Sep 13, 2009
Joe Weinert replied to Matt Peksa's discussion Jet Siphon or Linking Porta Tanks Together? in the group Rural Water Operations
"In our area we use jet siphons. We find this easy and fast to deploy even though we have never tired the linking of the tanks. When at larger fires were we are moving a lot of water and dont want to tie up a discharge by using a siphon we have…"
May 17, 2009
Jeffery A. Hartle replied to Matt Peksa's discussion Jet Siphon or Linking Porta Tanks Together? in the group Rural Water Operations
"I've worked around folding tanks (large square frames) and self-supporting tanks (round, no frame) for 30 years. Folding tanks can be linked together easily, while self-supporting tanks are difficult to link together. There are several ways to…"
May 3, 2009
Matt Peksa left a comment for Scott A. Spinazola
"Hey Scott I tried to email Moe and the others who registered for our class, and it did not go through. Can you pass the word that we will meet at Lemont sta 1 @ 0800, and will have a short classroom. After we will head out to O'Hares yard in…"
Apr 23, 2009
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Apr 15, 2009
Wayne Knott replied to Matt Peksa's discussion Jet Siphon or Linking Porta Tanks Together? in the group Rural Water Operations
"Lets go back to what is our FIRE FLOW GOING to BE???? 250 GPM?? 500GPM?? 750GPM??? what sort of time is a 2500 gallon tank goin to give you (YOU DO THE MATH!!) NOT MUCH ON THE LARGER FLOWS. Is it a BARN ,SAWMILL, YOU NAME IT! Whats going to be your…"
Apr 13, 2009
Matt Peksa left a comment for Scott A. Spinazola
"All is good accept the enrollment. We have 18 so far and we really need about 35. Still some time, and you know how it goes with last minute sign ups. As of right now we are still planning on a go."
Mar 23, 2009
Scott A. Spinazola left a comment for Matt Peksa
"Hey howis you class coming along?"
Mar 23, 2009

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Lives in:
Lockport, IL
Lemont Fire
Years of public service:
Agency structure:
Paid fire department
Top issues in your department:
#1 Safety
Maintaining good consistent training with all shifts
Professional Qualifications:
Firefighter III
Fire Officer II
Fire Appartus Engineer
Vertical Rescue
Confined Space Operations
Trench Operations
Vehicle Machinery Operations
Areas of expertise:
Jack of all trades master of none
I try to stay as well rounded in all aspects of the job, since we are expected to do more everyday.

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At 10:04pm on March 23, 2009, Scott A. Spinazola said…
Hey howis you class coming along?
At 2:30pm on November 20, 2008, Brotherhood Instructors, LLC said…
What's up Matt? Hope all is well.

At 8:33pm on June 9, 2008, Gary Rauch said…
Hey Matt!

How's it goin? The station is nice will spend my first shift there on Wed. the 11th. And yes it does have a fireplace. As a matter of fact the brick work is from the old station. If you get a chance stop by. Or the next TRT drill will be there.
At 8:17pm on June 3, 2008, David Bettenhausen said…
I have one just of G on a hose line but can not find it. I wanted to use it instead.
At 10:55am on June 3, 2008, David Bettenhausen said…
Hey: How about this one? I know the big a****** is in it, but it is a good one oh the G-man.
At 7:51pm on May 31, 2008, David Bettenhausen said…
I wish that I was cool enough to have my picture taken some place. But since I do not I guess I may have to use one of Gunnar.
At 4:02pm on May 29, 2008, David Evers said…
I am still having problems with getting on-line. I am only able to access from my home computer.
At 8:14pm on May 19, 2008, David Evers said…
I was looking at the comments left for your question about how to cut the high strength metals and almost fell over. That the guy form the videos. That Cool
At 11:39am on May 18, 2008, William Anderson said…
Thanks Matt
At 5:14pm on May 13, 2008, David Evers said…
Matt, what I have read and SUFD teachs is that a sawzall is not able to cut the newer high strangth metals in cars. I agree with all of what you said.

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