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Dennis E Sampson
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  • Matawan, NJ
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Your life as a firefighter, a short story.
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Started this discussion. Last reply by Michael T Rapcavage Oct 26, 2008.

Alarm System Reset or Silence and turn over to ?
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Started this discussion. Last reply by Dennis E Sampson Feb 20, 2009.

Fighting Policy and Standards, At who's Cost ?
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Started this discussion. Last reply by Jay Lowry Jul 14, 2008.


MBFD Station 4 Engine 2977 "TAKING CARE OF BUSINESS"

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Lives in:
Matawan NJ
MBFD Fire Rescue Station 4 Engine 2977
Retired Captain, not by choice but by "POLITICS"
Years of public service:
35 years
Agency structure:
Volunteer fire department
Top issues in your department:
1) Firefighter Safety
2) Establishing Standards to meet todays fire service goals
3) Ridding the bad habbits of yesteryear
4) Creating an atmosphier based on PRIDE and PROFFESIONALISM
Professional Qualifications:
Fire Service Instructor
State Certified Firefighter
National and State Certified EMT
Certified Ice and Cold Water Rescue Tec
Vehicle Extracation Tec
Fire Service Officer
Topics you provide training for:
Live Burn Training," State Certified Facility Only"
Eng Co and Truck Co Operations
SCBA Training Live Burn and Smoke Machine
Forcible Entry
Vehicle Extracation
RIT Operations
Firefighter Safety
Areas of expertise:
The areas I provide training for are stated above and are due to a high degree of proficiency obtained from my years of service and continuing education and work on the job. I believe the term Expert or Expertiese puts a person above themselves.
The Fire Service Changes Every Day as does our training
Taking Pride in 35 yrs of Vol Fire Service earning through hard work the ranks to Deputy Chief with 15 yrs as a Captain. The "BEST" years as a Captain and the last five riding with my son.

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At 8:50pm on May 11, 2009, Bobby Gene Maton II said…
My address is
At 8:48pm on May 11, 2009, Bobby Gene Maton II said…
The facial hair issue has come up in our department. Could you please email your policy on facial hair? Thank You.
At 1:26pm on January 3, 2009, le neouanic laurent said…

hello my name is laurent so french paramedic fire figther,i search for trade uniform's and helmet's for my collection ,thank's for your reponse my blog :
my mail :
happy new year for you and your family ,so long .laurent
At 12:11pm on December 30, 2008, Anthony Avillo said…
sorry to hear they don't get it
sometimes the good old boy club is stronger than the leadership
they don't get it that u r looking out 4 them -- saving them from themselves
their actions could have hurt them and thioer brothers
shame on them and the rest of the dept for not supporting u
on the good note, you did your job -- everyone went home
be safe
At 9:15pm on July 13, 2008, Todd McKee said…
Yes I did thanks man I am going to use one on Tuesday to train. Let me know if I can repay you for postage or send you something sometime. God Bless! Todd McKee
At 11:29am on July 4, 2008, Christopher Naum, SFPE said…
Thanks for the invite. Let me know if I can support any of your future training needs. Stay safe brother....
At 8:30pm on June 30, 2008, Todd McKee said…
Brother I GOT THEM TODAY! I am looking them over tomorrow
At 10:59pm on June 26, 2008, Todd McKee said…
Hey I wanted to let you know i have not seen them. Did you mail them to
Todd McKee
71 Stone Hedge Row Drive
Johnstown, Ohio 43031
At 10:32pm on June 18, 2008, Todd McKee said…
Thanks BRO
At 11:25am on June 14, 2008, Chad Berg said…
No, I'm not the "producer" of cop vs. fireman. Though I'm a huge fan as well. The picture above was taken while I was helping out with a class in Fairbanks, Alaska. They found a way to purchase the puppets and just have fun with them. They are not the originators either.
Though I did hear that both Perry and Jake may make an appearance at the FOOLS convention in Seattle next month. If you are a FOOL, get your arse registered.

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