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Tom Brown
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  • Minden, NE
  • United States
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Christopher Naum, SFPE and Tom Brown are now friends
Aug 2, 2015
Tom Brown joined Jason Hoevelmann's group

Engine House Training, LLC

Midwest training company comprised of owners Jason Hoevelmann, Frank Lispki, Andy Seers, Gary Graf and Dave Konys, all students of the fire service.  Just wanting to share and learn our craft.See More
Oct 23, 2014
Tom 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
Sep 19, 2013
Tom Brown joined Christopher Naum, SFPE's group

Command Safety

Forum on mission critical challenges during combat fire engagement in the areas of; Building Construction, Risk, Operations, Behaviors & Safety supporting the 16 Firefighter Life Safety Initiatives and advocating advancements in fire service safety.See More
Mar 5, 2013
Tom Brown joined J. Spaulding's group

Props and Training Aids

Share training aids and props that you have seen, or built.See More
Feb 26, 2013
Tom Brown replied to Dan Rice's discussion Awards...
"Not really. The membership votes on who ever they think did a great job over the past year. The Unselfish award is picked by the chief officers on who went above and beyond during the year (training and calls) you know the guys that bust there butt…"
Jan 15, 2013
Tom Brown replied to Dan Rice's discussion Awards...
"Dan we do a Firefighter of the year, EMT of the year, and an Unselfish service award plus years of service awards. We are a small department 40 members 80/20 type."
Jan 14, 2013
Tom Brown joined Julie Simmons's group

Fire Engineering's Handbook for Firefighter I and II

A new way to train the next generation of firefighters!
Nov 15, 2012
Tom Brown shared Paul Combs's blog post on Facebook
Nov 14, 2012
Tom Brown joined Chuck Fager's group

Forcible Entry/ Forcible Exit!

All things under the heading Forcible entry/ exit. Tools, methods (which are most effective in your area?) , locks, bars, gates, enclosures (What's new on the buildings?), Bolt patterns on commercial occupancy rear doors, Tips and tricks!
Aug 12, 2012
Tom Brown joined Christopher Huston's group

Suburban Fire Tactics

Suburban Fire Tactics is a forum to research, document and share the challenges and solutions encountered by firefighters and fire department administrators operating in urban interfaces.Suburban Fire Tactics is not a be-all, cure-all conclusion the the ailements, hazards and challenges that evolve daily in our industry. Just as the science, infrastructure, tools and mentalities change, so should the tactics used to complete our fundamental mission- to save life, mitigage hazards and preserve…See More
Aug 7, 2012
Tom Brown shared Jason Jefferies's blog post on Facebook
Jul 6, 2012
Tom Brown joined Christopher A. Barry, Sr.'s group

Truck Company Operations

A place to discuss any and all things related to Truck Company Operations on the fireground.
May 13, 2012
Tom Brown joined Brad Hoff's group

The Battalion The Series: True Reality, Truly Unscripted

The brothers and sisters in this group are dedicated to promoting the World's ONLY web based Firefighter Reality series showcasing firefighters and their departments across the the U.S., Canada, Mexico and soon beyond.The True Reality Truly Unscripted Webisodes not only show the daily lives of firefighters and other first responders, it's about the JOB & the BROTHERHHOD. The website also provides "Real Life" Training and often features free live web feeds with training you can use.Supported…See More
May 6, 2012
Tom Brown commented on Dave Stacy's blog post ACFD Gets It!
"This is great. Now Im going to build that prop."
Apr 26, 2012

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At 7:54pm on October 6, 2012, DALE G. PEKEL said…

Hello Tom,

Thanks for the invite bro - All the best to you and your department! Thank's a nice looking lid and turkey!!

At 8:27pm on February 27, 2012, Mark Cummins said…

Glad to see you Tom,  I'm on a campaign to stop the carcinogens in smoke. The gas well companies are letting their tank fires burn out. This needs to be corrected I think.

At 12:06pm on February 13, 2012, Jason Hoevelmann said…

Welcome to the community and thanks for the invite. Stay in touch and stay safe.


At 6:07pm on January 29, 2012, Christopher Huston said…

Thanks for reading and sharing brother!

At 7:24am on September 25, 2011, Frank Viscuso said…
Welcome to the community Tom

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