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Tips for a Rural Fire Department

Quad County Fire Deparment is a small town fire department that I currently volunteer as a training captain. Our fire department is almost as rural as it can come with a small call volume. When calls do come they come with vengeance. Our call volumes consists of motor vehicle accidents, brush fires, etc. Our structural firefighting calls are too few and are often too far gone to do much interior operations. For many departments that can cause a number of problems for our rural departments that…See More
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Lives in:
Viburnum
Department:
Quad County Fire Department
Title/rank:
Training Captain
Years of public service:
14
Agency structure:
Volunteer fire department
Top issues in your department:
Our department has lacked in the area of training for a long time. My mission as a training captain to change the way we look at training in our department
Professional Qualifications:
Paramedic, instructor(pending),
Bio:
My name is Dustin Callahan I am the Training Captain of Quad County Fire Protection District in Viburnum Missouri. I serve with a great bunch of firefighters. I have 2 kids who of which like to spend time with me at the fire house. I am still committed to learning and teaching our firefighters.

Dustin Callahan's Blog

The Volunteer Guide to 21st Century Firefighting: Combustion

For firefighters, it is pretty common for them to interact with, well, fire. While many firefighters go headstrong into a burning building to put the fire out and rescue any victims that may be inside. For you full-time folks the components of fire and the importance of understanding combustion is reviewed everyday but for us small-time, maybe more rural volley fire departments this needs to be reviewed and better appreciated. …

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Posted on August 6, 2020 at 8:00pm

Tips for a Rural Fire Department

Quad County Fire Deparment is a small town fire department that I currently volunteer as a training captain. Our fire department is almost as rural as it can come with a small call volume. When calls do come they come with vengeance. Our call volumes consists of motor vehicle accidents, brush fires, etc. Our structural firefighting calls are too few and are often too far gone to do much interior operations. For many departments that can cause a number of…

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Posted on June 1, 2020 at 1:29pm

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