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Dennis Harrison
  • 68, Male
  • Northford
  • United States
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Lives in:
Northford CT
Hamden Department of Fire & emergency Services
Years of public service:
Agency structure:
Paid fire department
Top issues in your department:
Professional Qualifications:
EMT 1974-Present
Paramedic 1980-1989
EMS-I (retired)1980-1993
Sales Rep for FireMatic Supply (HURST, MSA,PIERCE, Res-Q-Jacks)2006-present
State of CT ceritfied Fire Marshal 1980-1993
Deputy Chief Training Officer North Branford Vol. Fire 1983-1987
Topics you provide training for:
New Car Technology & Viehicle extrication
My Grandfather started the first fire company in Northford
housing a chemical wagon in his barn . My father was a charter member of Northford Vol. Fire North Branford Co. 2 (est 1946) My uncle was a 40 + year veteran of the BOSTON FIRE (my godfather) got me interested in being a Firefighter. I followed in my fathers foot steps in 1973 joining the North Branford Volunteers. In 20years with NBVFD I rose thru the ranks to Deputy Chief training office. I was appointed to the Hamden Fire Department Feb. 10,1987 promoted to Lieutenant Feb 10 1997 Promoted to Captain Feb 10 2006 (so I play 210 as my number a lot) I am currently assigned to Tower 1 @ station 3 In 1993 I had to leave the NBVFD to keep peace at home and with my friends in my Local.
In January of 2006 I decided that I would try my hand a equipment sales with FireMatic Supply as a possible job after leaving the fire department. (my wife won't let me "retire" before her) This job has increased my insite of the Politics & Bureaucracy chief officers have to deal with just to keep thier Department running.
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At 8:05am on April 3, 2008, Jim Duffy said…
Hey Dennis
Some good info out there but you have to sort through alot
At 4:09pm on March 13, 2008, Frank Ricci said…
Dennis, we could use your input in our group we are listed on page 2. Tactical Building Blocks & Air Management
This group will focus on aggressive interior firefighting. We will address tactics that increase your chance of not getting jammed up and cover what actions to undertake if you do.We will cover some big issues as well as small tactical tips.

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