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Jim Vieira
  • 66, Male
  • Bristol
  • United States
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Lives in:
Bristol, Rhode Island
Bristol Fire Department
Battalion Chief
Years of public service:
Agency structure:
Combination fire department
Top issues in your department:
with the advent od more stringent fire codes, we dont have the amount of fire that we used to have, therefore the experienced levels have declined greatly.
Professional Qualifications:
33 yrs in the fire service both as a firefighter and a EMT
Topics you provide training for:
Firefighter Level I & II
WMD Training
Areas of expertise:
Haz Mat Technician
Firefighter Level I Instructor NFPA 1041
NFPA 1403 certified
RI Assistant Deputy State Fire Marshal
EMT- Cardiac
Firefighter Level I & II certified
My Dad brought me into the fire service at the age of 18 to "keep me out of trouble". I then began to fall in love with the service and studied and took advantage of every training opertunity possible. In 2001 I was hired as the departments second Safety and Training Officer and still serve today.

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At 10:32pm on August 20, 2008, Todd McKee said…
Welcome to the greatest training site in the WORLD! FE did it again didn't they, what a wonderful way to learn and grow from each other. Todd McKee
At 10:22am on August 20, 2008, John Bierling said…
Hello Chief, Please take a look at my web site: and tell me what you think. I have done some work for ESPN and Clean Harbors in Bristol.
Thanks, John

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