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Adam J. Hansen
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Thank You Chief Havel

 At face value, firefighting is a profession that seems relatively straightforward when expressed outloud. Our mission is to “fight fires”, “put the wet stuff on the red stuff”, and to “go home with the same number of firefighters that we started our tour with”. Although we attempt to streamline our duties in order to make our jobs more self-evident, firefighting is far from clean and uncomplicated. It’s a trade that requires extreme expertise in order to keep our members safe and to fulfill…See More
May 6

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Lives in:
Branford Ct.
Department:
Milford Fire Dept.
Title/rank:
Lieutenant
Years of public service:
1999 began volunteering in Branford, 2006 began working in Milford
Agency structure:
Paid fire department
Professional Qualifications:
Bachelor's of Science: Fire Admin.
Minor: Criminal Justice
FSI-2, FO-2, ISO, Pump Ops, Aerial Ops, Technical Rescue: Trench.
Licenced Paramedic

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Thank You Chief Havel

 
At face value, firefighting is a profession that seems relatively straightforward when expressed outloud. Our mission is to “fight fires”, “put the wet stuff on the red stuff”, and to “go home with the same number of firefighters that we started our tour with”. Although we attempt to streamline our duties in order to make our jobs more self-evident, firefighting is far from clean and uncomplicated. It’s a trade that requires extreme expertise in order to keep our members safe…
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Posted on May 6, 2019 at 8:30am

Power Lines & Breaker Box’s

Power Lines & Breaker Box’s

Upon arriving at an incident, whether it’s a working structure fire or a “possible structure fire”, there are many tasks to be completed.  Water supplies, size ups, 360’s, interior reports, and a whole host of other actions that…

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Posted on February 19, 2019 at 10:04am

It’s Xmas New Guys, Step Up



We all enter the fire service knowing it’s the greatest job on earth and there is not another occupation we’d rather be doing. We also grasp the harsh reality that we are in fact a 24/7 service being open for business on nights, weekends, holidays, and everything in between. At the start the year, shift, or however your respective department operates, there is one specific date everyone immediately checks.....am I gonna be stuck working Christmas? If assigned…

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Posted on December 17, 2018 at 1:34pm — 1 Comment

The Blame Game

The Blame Game



​The fire service is an occupation that can literally at times dictate life or death. Structure fires, extrications, medicals as well as a whole host of other emergencies that place us dead center in the middle of stressful situations. Over time it’s human nature that we become numb or to think the calls in which we respond are no longer taxing. This may be how we view our daily…

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Posted on October 22, 2018 at 10:50am — 1 Comment

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