"This is a very real situation in today's world of cross training, and sometimes over cross training. All f/f's need to remember the basics of R.I.T. even if they are trained to a higher tech rescue standard. I think simpler is better and…"
"We have the same situation. We have a full-time chief with 9 full time paid ff's. There is a captain on each shift. In addition, we have two part time deputy chiefs, one over training and one over fire prevention/inspections (which is me). Our…"
I started in 1994 as a jr. at Metro west Fire district in St. Louis County, I volunteered until I was hired By Boles Fire in Dec 2003 with their first paid staff. I was promoted to Capt. in Feb of 2005. I am currently active in western wildland firefighting, and the countywide U.S.A.R. strike team.
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