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Patrick Brown
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  • Chicago, IL
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Started Sep 3, 2009


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Patrick Brown replied to Chief Anthony Kelleher's discussion Going The Distance in the group "Outside The Box" Engine Company Operations
"Both of our pre-connects are 200 ft long though some companies have added another length making them 250ft. The loads that come off of the back of our engines are well suited for extended lead-outs. One bed has 700ft of 2.5" hose…"
Aug 22, 2013
Patrick Brown commented on Chief Anthony Kelleher's group "Outside The Box" Engine Company Operations
"I would like to meet those who feel engine work is easy and unfulfilling....I'll bet they are truck guys or want to be truck guys. Everyone knows the engine company is the only company that actually puts out the fire. As we say,…"
Aug 22, 2013
Patrick Brown joined Chief Anthony Kelleher's group

"Outside The Box" Engine Company Operations

Engine Company work is often viewed as easy or not as fulfilling as "Truck Company work". This is absolutely not the case and some very "high speed" Engine Companies go to work everyday in very tough and arduous environments. They are only successful by relying on their relentless training, personal experiences and hunger to progress in the engine world.This group is geared toward Engine Company tactics that use "outside the box" thinking to accomplish. Its purpose is to exchange information…See More
Aug 22, 2013
Patrick Brown and Dave LeBlanc are now friends
Oct 1, 2010
Patrick Brown commented on Dave LeBlanc's blog post When Did It Become OK to Say "No"....
"Mike, That place actually looks pretty nice. I my still district that would actually be considered pretty well maintained. We go into occupied homes with big holes in the floors and walls. It's amazing what people will live in....hence the big…"
Oct 1, 2010
Patrick Brown commented on Dave LeBlanc's blog post When Did It Become OK to Say "No"....
"Mike, I agree. My response area has countless vacant and abandoned structures and countless homeless people that will be occupying these structures as the weather changes. Buildings need to be searched if conditions allow...period. There is no way…"
Sep 30, 2010
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Sep 29, 2010
Patrick Brown commented on Dave LeBlanc's blog post When Did It Become OK to Say "No"....
"Every action on the fire ground must be dictated by a thorough size up and a rational risk assessment. The risk assessment includes a survivability assessment (based on time,smoke and fire conditions what are the chances of finding a salvagable…"
Sep 29, 2010

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Lives in:
Chicago, Il
Chicago Fire Dept.
Years of public service:
Agency structure:
Paid fire department
Top issues in your department:
firefighter safety, hiring, promotional testing, training
Professional Qualifications:
FF3, fire instructor 2, fire officer 1, rope rescue, dive rescue, vehicle/machinery rescue, Hazmat
Topics you provide training for:
Mayday, bunker gear, engine operations, firefighter safety
Areas of expertise:
firefighter safety,Engine Ops, Mayday, bunker gear

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