Fire Engineering Training Community

Where firefighters come to talk training

Brent Adams
  • Male
  • Columbia, SC
  • United States
Share on Facebook MySpace
  • Blog Posts
  • Discussions
  • Groups (10)
  • Photos
  • Photo Albums
  • Videos

Brent Adams's Groups


Brent Adams's Page

Latest Activity

Brent Adams updated their profile
Aug 27, 2021
Brent Adams posted a status
"Lost my old profile. Looking to re connect with training friends, instructors, and students from the past."
Aug 26, 2021

Profile Information

Lives in:
Chapin, SC
Irmo Fire District
Years of public service:
Agency structure:
Paid fire department
Top issues in your department:
Leadership, Training, Equipment
Professional Qualifications:
Lakes Region Community College – Laconia, New Hampshire
Associate of Science degree – Fire Science
Columbia Southern University - Orange Beach, Alabama
Bachelor of Science - Fire Administration (In progress - Completion in 2022/2023)
Pro Board® Fire Service Professional Qualifications System
Firefighter II
Fire Instructor I
Fire Officer I
Incident Safety Officer
Hazardous Materials Operations
Pumping Apparatus Driver Operator
Aerial Apparatus Driver Operator
South Carolina Fire Academy
Emergency Vehicle Driver
Aerial Operations
Technical Rescuer
Firefighter Survival / RTR
Emergency Response to Highway Incidents
Emergency Vehicle Response: Awareness
National Registry of Emergency Medical Technicians
Emergency Medical Technician Basic
Keene State College OSHA Training Institute
OSHA #511 Occupational Safety & Health Standards for General Industry
OSHA #3115 Fall Protection
OSHA #7500 Safety & Health Management
OSHA #7505 Introduction to Incident/Accident Investigation
OSHA #7845 Recordkeeping Rule
Federal Emergency Management Agency
Incident Command Systems - IS 100,200,300,700,800
American Heart Association
Healthcare provider CPR
National Fire Academy
Juvenile Fire setter Intervention Specialist 1
International Society of Fire Service Instructors
SLICERS for the modern fire attack
Modern Construction Considerations for fire attack
Thinking Firefighters
Other Certifications and Specialty Training
Swift water Flood Rescue Technician / Boat Operator
Rope Rescue Technician
Confined Space Technician
Trench Rescue Operations
Structural Collapse Operations
Heavy Vehicle and Machinery Extrication
Aircraft Rescue Firefighter
Terrorism Awareness for Emergency First Responders AWR- 160

Professional Memberships and Appointments:
● Member of the International Association of Firefighters since 2004.
● IAFF shift steward IAFF Local 2323 - 2008 – 2018
● IAFF member Local 5271 Irmo Professional Firefighters 2018 - Present
● Member of the City of Rutland Health and Safety Committee 2007-2010
● Member of Vermont Task Force 1 Urban Search and Rescue 2012-2016
● Member of South Carolina Task Force 1 Urban Search and Rescue 2018 - Present
● Member of the International Association of Arson Investigators Vermont Chapter since June 2017.
● Member of Turnout Gear Specifications Committee – City of Rutland Fire Department 2018
Areas of expertise:
Rapid Intervention, Firefighter Safety and Survival, Swiftwater Rescue, Technicial Rescue
Currently a Firefighter in Columbia, SC. Began my fire service career in Central Vermont as a call firefighter in 2000. Past experiences include work as a call, student, part time, and career firefighter in the states of Vermont, New Hampshire, and now South Carolina. As member of both Vermont, and South Carolina Task Force 1 USAR teams. And with KMA Training associates, and Rescue 3 International as an associate instructor teaching RIT, Firefighter Safety and Survival, and Swiftwater rescue. I also hold an Associate's degree in Fire Science from New Hampshire Community Technical College, and I am currently working on a Bachelor's in Fire Service Administration from Columbia Southern University.

Call Firefighter City of Rutland Fire Dept. 2000 - 2003
Call Firefighter / Student Laconia, NH Fire Dept. 2002 - 2004
Part Time Firefighter City of Rutland Fire Dept. 2003-2004
Firefighter City of Rutland Fire Dept. 2004 - 2018
Member of VT Task Force 1 / SUSAR - 2008 - 2018
Firefighter Irmo Fire District 2018 - Present
Member of SC Task Fore 1 / SUSAR - 2018 - Present
Part Time Firefighter City of West Columbia Fire Dept. 2021 - Present

Comment Wall

You need to be a member of Fire Engineering Training Community to add comments!

Join Fire Engineering Training Community

  • No comments yet!

Policy Page


The login above DOES NOT provide access to Fire Engineering magazine archives. Please go here for our archives.


Our contributors' posts are not vetted by the Fire Engineering technical board, and reflect the views and opinions of the individual authors. Anyone is welcome to participate.

For vetted content, please go to

We are excited to have you participate in our discussions and interactive forums. Before you begin posting, please take a moment to read our community policy page.  

Be Alert for Spam
We actively monitor the community for spam, however some does slip through. Please use common sense and caution when clicking links. If you suspect you've been hit by spam, e-mail

FE Podcasts

Check out the most recent episode and schedule of

© 2024   Created by fireeng.   Powered by

Badges  |  Report an Issue  |  Terms of Service