"No, its not you. We have yje same problem. Plus I get to see these other departments while am working as a cop. I remember a certain department on the northside of town that I had to tap the plug for them because the hydrant guy couldnt figure it…"
"I agree with you, when he instructors that have no idea what to teach or how to teach. We loved being firehouse rats, Me and Ben got in the same time and same department and fought our first fire together, remember Little Lane!!! Christ we both…"
"I agree with both of you, the bailout system is a tool just like a cutters edge, k12, or a pike pole. We dont use these tools everytime but they are nice to have when needed. That brings me to my topic the HORRIBLE ATTITUDES of the new younger…"
"I totally agree. If you do the basics there is no need for bailing out or a FAST Team. It is great that we train in those areas, however we focus way to much on those areas lately. We are teaching our "new b's" to jump out windows as…"
Heavy Rescue Training
Trench & Structural Collapse Training
FAST Team Training
NYS Certified Emergency Medical Tech
NYS Certified Police Officer
Town of Colonie Police Officer
Past Rescue Lt and Rescue Captain (Fuller Road FD)
Former Member of NYRRT-1 (Rescue Specialist)
Past memeber of the TOC Rescue and Training committee
NYS FireFighter Recruit 1
NYS Firefighter Recruit 2
NYS Incident Command
NYS Haz-Mat Tech
NYS Live Fire Instructor
Advanced Rope Rescue
Advanced Trench Rescue
Structural Collapse Operations Advanced
NYS FAST Team certification
Topics you provide training for:
Live Fire Suppression
Heavy Rescue Operations
FAST Team Operations
Areas of expertise:
Heavy Rescue Operations
I currently reside in the Town of Colonie New York. I am a full time Police Officer serving the Patrol Division. I have been a "vollie" for 16 years serving as Rescue Lt and Rescue Capt for the Fuller Road Fire Department. I have also spent time on the NYRRT-1 (NYS Urban Search and Rescue) as a Rescue Specialist. I have taken courses at the FDNY Rescue School. I am a certified NYS EMT and currently serve as a firefighter in a Heavy Rescue Company.
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