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Scott Kleinschmidt updated their profile
May 14, 2013
Scott Kleinschmidt replied to John K. Murphy's discussion What makes you a better Fire Officer - Experience or Education?
"Experience gives you the ability to make good decisions, it gives you the personality to lead, it makes great leaders. Education gives you a piece of paper. There is nothing wrong with education, but it only works when partnered with…"
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Looking for personal experiences/stories of how Tom Brennan inspired, lead, or taught you about firefighting. From Random Thoughts, to war stories of the hey day in Brooklyn's Nut House, to growing up in his household.
Nov 15, 2009
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Sep 19, 2009
Scott Kleinschmidt replied to Mike Walker's discussion Cussing: What in the Fark is wrong with it? in the group Pandora's Box
"Mike you know as well as others this is an art form I have down well. Really though I responded because I don't want to be a lilly livered, pond scum wallowing, bull butter snivelling, dung heap!"
Aug 27, 2009
Scott Kleinschmidt replied to Mike Walker's discussion Tie off the Halyard! and five minutes later.... in the group Pandora's Box
"I was also taught stand under the ladder to heal it, 75 degree climbing angle, 4 man raise ( when most our rigs have 3 FF's ) and so on."
Aug 16, 2009

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Lives in:
Derby Kansas
Wichita Fire Department
Years of public service:
Agency structure:
Paid fire department
Top issues in your department:
Staffing, Pride in the Job
Professional Qualifications:
Rope,Conspace,VMR,Trench,Collapse,Swift Water,SCUBA,Instructor I,
Topics you provide training for:
Collapse Rescue, VMR, Truck Company, Rope, Con Space, and Trench operations,
17 year veteran City of Wichita Fire Department. Currently assigned as the officer on Truck 2 on the city's south side. Previously assigned as a fireman to the City's Rescue Company Member City/County TRT past 14 years. Rescue technician/Rescue manager with KSTF-5

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At 9:06pm on June 25, 2009, Mike Walker said…
check out this site. Some buddies of mine from the department invented it. It works amazing on hose line advancements.
At 4:05pm on April 7, 2009, Eric DePoto said…
you f****** suck
At 9:06pm on February 3, 2009, John Holgerson said…
Hey Scott,

Just getting ready to sign off

At 5:54pm on January 28, 2009, Mike Walker said…
Hey Scotty

I would love any information you have on the "can" fires. We just bought some this last year, but none of the guys what they can do with them.
At 10:06pm on January 27, 2009, Mike Walker said…
I put a new one up just for you.
At 9:58pm on January 27, 2009, Mike Walker said…
I can get a bigger coat, but no matter what, your head is still going to have that slope.
At 10:11am on January 17, 2009, Chuck French said…
Hey Scotty,

Long time no see. How are you doing? Hope your well and thankd for the welcome.
At 10:27am on January 16, 2009, Eric Hankins said…
Thanks Brother
At 12:31pm on January 11, 2009, Kelly Ross said…
Scotty, welcome aboard bro.

At 10:52am on December 6, 2008, David O. Couvelha said…
"My knuckle dragging brethren (like Scotty K) . . ."

Feel the love! Your reputation precedes you I see!

Your comments about PPV & PPA are good. Of course, anything done incorrectly or without understanding the theory AND science is dangerous. INCLUDING vertical ventilation! Gravity has a way of reinforcing that one.


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