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Doug Stephenson
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  • Chattanooga TN
  • United States
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Lives in:
Metro Atlanta
Years of public service:
Agency structure:
Paid fire department
Top issues in your department:
Leadership & Officer development, Policy & procedure, Staffing, Training, Budgeting
Professional Qualifications:
Georgia Smoke Diver # 632, Firefighter II, Fire Aparatus Operator, Fire Officer II, Haz-Mat, Rope, Confined Space, Swiftwater, Dive, Structural Collapse, Trench Rescue, Health & Safety Officer, Life Safety Educator, NREMT-P, Rope Access supervisor, Tower access supervisor
Topics you provide training for:
RIT, Fireground Survival, Rope Rescue, Confined Space Rescue, Driver/ Operator, USAR operations, Cave/ Wilderness Rescue, Rope access, tower access
Areas of expertise:
I consider myself a student of the fire service. I am passionate about: Fireground Survival, RIT Operations, Recruit Firefighter Training, USAR Operations, Rope Rescue, Confined Space Rescue
Doug serves fulltime with a Metro Atlanta Fire Department. His duties include coordinating training in special operations, fireground management, firefighter survival and live fire exercises. He is a lead instructor for various special operations programs with the Georgia Fire Academy, including the elite Georgia Smoke Diver Program. He is a principal member of NFPA’s Special Operations Protective Clothing and Equipment Committee and has taught the Confined Space and Live Fire Instructor HOT Programs at FDIC since 1997. He is a partner with AxcessRescue, a leader in specialized work at height.
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