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Lives in:
Hillsboro Oregon
Department:
Hillsboro Fire Department
Title/rank:
Lt.
Years of public service:
23
Agency structure:
Combination fire department
Top issues in your department:
All risk responsibilities. Staffing. New Stations and Apparatus.
Professional Qualifications:
• Oregon EMT-P
• NFPA Firefighter I & II (DPSST Firefighter III – Previous Standard)
• NFPA Driver, NFPA Pumper Operator and NFPA Arial Operator
• NFPA Hazmat Awareness/Operations
• NFPA On scene Incident Commander
• NFPA Instructor III
• NFPA Fire Officer I
• NFPA Fire Officer II (completed last required class- submitting for cert)
• DPSST Wildland Interface Firefighter, Apparatus Operator and Engine Boss.
• Strike Team/Task Force Leader
• Division Group Supervisor (Task book in progress)
• NIMS ICS 700, 800, 100, 200, 300, & 400 Instructor/Provider
• NFPA Technician in Rope rescue, Confined Space Rescue, Structural collapse, and Vehicle and machinery Extrication.
• Oregon USAR Rescue Technician certified (anticipate completion 2008)
• Oregon State Marine Board – Boat Operator
Topics you provide training for:
ICS, Fire Gound Operations, Tech Rescue, EMS, Truck Ops, Wild land and what ever it takes to get the job done!
Bio:
Jason Blount is a Lieutenant/Paramedic who has served more than 22 years in the fire service and 17 years with the Hillsboro (OR) Fire Department. At Hillsboro he has been assigned various duties and just recently completed working in the Training division as the Training Lieutenant where he has instructed various topics including, ICS, EMS, Technical Rescue, live fire, and fire ground operations. He has an Associate’s degree in Fire Science from Rogue Community College and is a Fire Instructor III through DPSST. He is part of Oregon USAR TF-1, has involvement in various work groups and committees in the Portland area and is the Secretary/ Treasurer for the Western Washington County Training Association. He has been the recipient of the 2006 Instructor of the year award from the Northwest Fire Trainers Association, the 2007 Instructor of the year award from the Western Washington County Training Association and the 2007 Chief’s award from Hillsboro Fire Department.

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At 6:35pm on August 15, 2009, Jason Franklin said…
Congrats on the promotion!
At 8:06pm on April 21, 2008, Frank Ricci said…
Take a look and sign up to our group we could use your input. 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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