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Assistant Chief
Years of public service:
Agency structure:
Paid fire department
Topics you provide training for:
Firefighting Tactics
Fire Investigation
Vehicle Fires
Pump Operations
A 28-year veteran of the fire service and an assistant chief in the Yonkers (NY) Fire Department where he served as Chief of Training. He has an associate’s degree in fire protection technology and a bachelor’s degree in education. He is a certified fire instructor and municipal training officer and has been a classroom and hands-on instructor at FDIC as well as a contributing author for Fire Engineering since 1994 and Fire since 2000.

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At 8:12pm on October 8, 2009, Brotherhood Instructors, LLC said…
Hey Chief,

I just wanted to pass along my condolences to you and the entire Yonkers Fire Department regarding the loss of FF Patrick Joyce. I looked for you at the funeral, but I knew you would also be busy as well.

I hope things will get easier as time passes. Let us know if you need anything!

Stay safe,

Nate DeMarse
At 5:55pm on April 13, 2008, David Ebel said…

Visit Emergency and Disaster Responders
A site for responders by responders.. please check it out for yourself. Be honored to have you see for yourself.
At 12:56pm on March 22, 2008, Leigh T. Hollins said…
Doug...nothing new in years...they probably corrected the problem, I assume. I know of no injuries from this. The only inflators that I am aware of having this problem is the driver bag inflator and in all cases I reviewed, the blast went straight out from the center of the wheel and thru the roof or sunroof.
At 10:57am on March 21, 2008, Dave Walsh said…
I'll be your friend if you say "please" and agree to be my friend. Going to FDIC this year?
At 7:24pm on March 20, 2008, Dave Walsh said…
Howdy Cuz;
Hope all is well.
Cuzzin Dave
At 12:46pm on March 20, 2008, Leigh T. Hollins said…
Please consider joining the new group "Advanced Vehicle Extrication" and offer your initial comments or photos.
Leigh T. Hollins
At 5:02pm on March 14, 2008, Julie Simmons said…
Hi Doug, thanks for joining. Please be sure to join our group for Fire Engineering's Handbook for Firefighter I and II.
At 4:48pm on March 13, 2008, Ted Corporandy said…
Doug, Great to see you here. I will never forget that very special training session we attended in Indianapolis. It was a real eye opener.

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