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John Riker
  • Bloomingdale, NJ
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Newark Fire Dept
Battalion Chief
Years of public service:
Agency structure:
Paid fire department
Top issues in your department:
man power
apparatus replacement
Professional Qualifications:
Battalion chief in Newark NJ
and a NJ level 2 instructor
Topics you provide training for:
Thermal camera
Forcible entry
Ladder co ops
Engine co
Joined the fire service in 1969
as volunteer. Became a professional
in 1974. Currently a battalion chief in Newark NJ
and a NJ level 2 instructor.
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At 5:54pm on September 23, 2009, Harry Harty said…
Hi John
Is that you onthe training video about "setting up the aerial"? If so , I have a couple of tips I'd like to pass along.drop me a note. Thanks Harry
At 5:21pm on May 6, 2009, Frank Ricci said…
Thanks!!! it will get used, great job!!!!!!! We will ensure you get credit.
At 8:16pm on May 5, 2009, Frank Ricci said…
You did such a great job. We photo shopped your head off and are selling it for $19.99. LOL It was great! I never saw you after that give me your adderss and I will send it overnight to you. My shift watched it and got a lot from it. Great job!!!!
At 9:21pm on December 23, 2008, John Bierling said…
Hello Chief Riker,
I would like to send you some information about Incident Command Training which is critical to success when bad things happen. Would you please send your email address so I can send this information to you.
John Bierling

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