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Calling all Volunteer's


Calling all Volunteer's

This group is for the Volunteer's who may be on this site to exchange ideas and discuss issues that we face in our departments. Training, staffing, safety, sop's/sog's, stories, pics, whatever. Any and all welcome

Members: 63
Latest Activity: Dec 31, 2013

My buddy Greg Ferguson (rear) and Stan Woods (Front) on the hose at the Mississippi Fire Academy Pearl, MS. They were there for Vol Cert Level 1. Being supervised by two instructors (standing)

Discussion Forum

Training Trouble 4 Replies

Started by Jess Solze. Last reply by Robert T Dec 31, 2013.

Response - How does your department handle it? 5 Replies

Started by Ricky Teter. Last reply by Ronny J Coleman Jan 7, 2012.

PRIDE & DESIRE 2 Replies

Started by Dan Rice. Last reply by Dan Rice Nov 8, 2009.

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Comment by Lt.Richard Sartorio M.D. on February 12, 2012 at 3:53pm

Hi everyone, great group created,

I`m a training officer at the Volunteer FD of Ciudad del Este, Paraguay. That`s in South America. We are always learning from you guys. Great Job!

Comment by Richard Mistkowski on October 17, 2011 at 2:03pm

Hello everyone, we're a bit stuck and could use some help. Like everyone else, fund raising has gotten increasingly more difficult.  Our pancake breakfasts always prospered, but now they have taken a hit.  We're looking to find new ways to promote our monthly pancake breakfasts and would sure love some help on ways that you all are having that may be helping.  Any thoughts or ideas would be appreciated.


Thank you.

Comment by Dan Rice on March 5, 2009 at 8:19pm
Just wanted to give everyone a quick hello and thank everyone for there input and suggestions sense I’ve been on this site. I hope everyone stays safe out there. Thanks
Comment by holden shough on March 5, 2009 at 12:45am
we usualy have an average response time of 5-8min up here in orland
Comment by Tom Burger on February 25, 2009 at 6:46pm
Thanks guy's
Comment by Lee Waterson on February 24, 2009 at 7:03pm
Our average is 5 minutes. Depending on the time of the call it could be less or more.
Comment by Bob Costine on February 20, 2009 at 7:50am
We have an average resonse time of five minutes.
Comment by Dan Rice on February 19, 2009 at 8:26pm
We usually turn out the first engine company with 6 men in no more than five minutes from our time of call.
Comment by Eddie Rogers on February 19, 2009 at 6:55pm
We usually average about 3 to five mins from time of page ubtil we roll an engine.
Comment by Tom Burger on February 19, 2009 at 6:22pm
I am a lieutenant on a paid on call volunteer fire dept.
This is my first post ever. So I'll make it a simple one.
Just curious as to what your average response times are?

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