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Lives in:
City of Tonawanda - New York
Department:
City of Tonawanda Fire
Title/rank:
Firefighter
Years of public service:
since 1971 on and off now on again
Agency structure:
Combination fire department
Top issues in your department:
number of members
Professional Qualifications:
Several,
Fire Investigator
State Fire Instructor
Topics you provide training for:
All types
Areas of expertise:
Still learning myself
Airport Firefighter
Bio:
Retire from Niagara Falls Airport Fire Dept (25 yrs)were I was Captain in the Fire Prevention Office my last five yrs. Before that I was a Driver/Operator and drove and operated all different types of Crash Vehicles as I worked at the Niagara Falls Airport.
Retired from the U.S. Air Force Reserves Fire Dept(21 yrs.)I was a Deputy Fire Chief my last several years, but I came up through the ranks just like everyone else, went to several different schools. I was one of about 3 others in the Air Force as a Fire Investigator as OSI did most investigations when needed.
New York State Fire Instructor(5 yrs.) I am a New State Fire Instructor assigned to Erie County, teaching different classes and I myself still take class to help me with all the new things going on in the fire services as when I first got in in 1971 it was here is your gear see you at the next fire if you all know what I mean.

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At 3:17pm on February 16, 2009, Fire Engineering said…
Bob, thanks for the praise. The great fire instructors we've managed to recruit to write make us look good.
At 6:04am on January 21, 2009, Kelly Landers said…
Hi, how have you been?
At 9:29pm on October 15, 2008, Bob Allard said…
That's in my back yard, about a mile or less, we are almost neighbor's

Stop in if you are ever this way.
At 10:37am on October 15, 2008, Bobby Halton said…
Bob
My father in law is on Carpenter Drive in Kenmore!
At 5:25pm on April 13, 2008, David Ebel said…
Thanks for the encouragement. Please join our network..even if you do it so you can say to others.. " I saw for myself and it is a safe place"

Be honored to have your recommendation.

David
At 8:34pm on April 12, 2008, David Ebel said…
At 7:27am on March 30, 2008, James Ricci Jr. said…
Bob

Your absolutly right. Firefighters should'nt take off their masks/regulators until the rooms have been metered. The by products of combustion ( CO hydrogen cyanide,hydrogen chloride and acrolein) are present long after the fire is out. Ventilation a must! Post your Question on The best way to teach air management, more people would reply to your answer.

Jim
At 9:34pm on March 29, 2008, Bob Allard said…
Last time today,

I saw a product that was used by firefighters to keep from getting lost in a structure, it was a compass for firefighters to use, but now I can not find it anywhere, does anyone know or has anyone heard of this, Please let me know or send me the web site.

TKS, and Good Nite
At 9:31pm on March 29, 2008, Bob Allard said…
Hello All;
Have a safe and uneventful weekend,

Stay safe, Train often
At 9:28pm on March 29, 2008, Bob Allard said…
I need help with that Badge area, how does it work or what do I need to do to add more , if I need to even do this.
 
 
 

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