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Ed Gearen
  • 56, Male
  • Hampshire
  • United States
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Profile Information

Lives in:
Hampshire Il
Department:
Huntley Fire Protection District F/T
Title/rank:
F.O. 1, Medic, S.R.T.
Years of public service:
9
Agency structure:
Combination fire department
Top issues in your department:
Managing Department growth relative to district population growth that abrubtly stopped with housing crash.
Professional Qualifications:
FF3, F.O.1, F.A.E., Vert.Tech, Trench Tech, Structural Collapse Tech, Confined Space, Instructor 1/2, Management 1,2,3,4, Ice Rescue, F.A.S.T., I.C.S-100, I.S.-00317, I.S.-00700, I.S.-00275, I.S.-00800, Tactics / Strategy 1/2, Haz-Mat Ops, Vehicle and Machine Ops., EMT-P,SWAT Medic Basic..
Topics you provide training for:
E.M.T. classes, Fire Fighter Academy classes, burn tower & S.R.T.
Areas of expertise:
Not an expert, but practice in the fields of : Hi-Angle Rescue, Confined Space, Structural Collapse, and E.M.T. training.
Bio:
I've been in the Fire Service for 9 years and I love it. I try to learn more every day I go to work. I'm committed to leaving it a better place before I go. I strive to train up any person showing interest. I have a problem with my attitude when I work with a mutt. I am proud of the Department I work for, and try not to reflectly poorly on our service.
Web site:
http://egearen@huntleyfpd.org

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At 8:23pm on July 20, 2008, Ed Gearen said…
I have just returned from the Chicago conference, and I must say it was a success. There was alot of good information shared. The open forum Q&A session at the end of each day was quite enjoyable. Thank you to all the people involved in putting on the event.
At 12:06am on May 30, 2008, David Ebel said…
G********,

Please allow me to invite you to a site designed by responders for responders... the crew that is doing it is CISM multilevel trained and are there for the guys after the bad calls. It helps the responders that do not yet have a team or would be worried that they asking for help would be seen as weakness. Please join and share it when you can. As a chaplain with over 25 years of service to fire departments I am excited with it's potential to provide support.


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At 6:15pm on May 1, 2008, Stephen Young said…
Welcome, Lil Eddy
At 5:43pm on May 1, 2008, Frank Ricci said…
Take a look and sign up to our group we could use your input. Tactical Building Blocks & Air Management. If you search groups by most members we are list at the top.
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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