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Gary Bloomquist
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  • West Haven, CT
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Department:
West Shore Fire District, West Haven, CT.
Title/rank:
Captain, Shift Commander
Years of public service:
Since January 1981 - with WSFD since Dec. 1989
Agency structure:
Combination fire department
Top issues in your department:
Issues? Stop whining and get it done!
Professional Qualifications:
FSI-I, FO-III, ISO, SO, EPA HMT, EMT-B, DFM
Topics you provide training for:
SCBA, Safety, Accountability, RIT, Communications
Areas of expertise:
Still learning...
Bio:
At 17 I joined the M.P. Rice Hose Company of the Branford Fire Department. I was fortunate to become a F/T FF with the BFD in July 1984. After 5.5 years and great thought, I made the choice to join the West Shore Fire District in West Haven, CT. With WSFD I made Lt. in 1994 and Captain (Shift Commander) in Jan. 2004. I have been in my current position, Adm. Capt. since July 2006. Update, as of Dec. 2008, back on the line as Shift Captain.
Web site:
http://www.westshorefd.com

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At 12:27pm on April 21, 2009, Dave Stacy said…
thanks Gary!
At 8:11pm on April 1, 2008, Thomas Mahoney said…
Anytime G.
At 4:37pm on March 13, 2008, Bill Fitzmaurice said…
Welcome to the group Cap
At 9:12am on March 13, 2008, Frank Ricci said…
Gary, hope all is well, we could use your input in our group it is 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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