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Oklahoma City Fire
Years of public service:
24 down and who knows how many to go! Still loving everyday of it.
Paid fire department
Top issues in your department:
Manning, wages, training
Got a few hanging on the wall.
Topics you provide training for:
Engine company operations, RIT, FF safety and survival, TIC, 1403 compliant live burns, Recruit academies, Officer development, Flashover trainer, Fire Behaviour, The downside to PPV in a SFD.
Areas of expertise:
Live Fire Training in Acquired and Fixed Burn Facility, Flashover Trainer, FF Safety and survival, RIT, Fire Recruit training, Engine Company Operations, TIC, PPV use and mis-use, People with paper skills and No street smarts....you know who you are!
I'm a FF! Started in a combination department in Breckenridge Colo,, moved home to Oklahoma and worked for a small single house department in Bethany Ok. before moving to OKC FD in 1991. Come up through the ranks the usual way through time, experience and promotional exams. I'm an Engine guy! Still love my truckie bro's though.
Thanks for the invite friend. I look forward to talking.
Maybe you have some personnel interested in attending our Truck Academy in September? Firetown puts on a great course.
Omaha is the host and we would love to see you here.
SHane Hunter told me about your post reference the PPA/PPV discussion. I read your post and believe you are right on the money. Keep up the good work and next time I'm in the area I'll take you up on the offer. The same hold true in SO-CAL... ALso, let me know if I can ever help in any way. I appreicate "Good Firemen". Call me anytime or e-mail..
P.S...Its hard to get that white thing dirty anymore. But I'll give it a helluva try!!!
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