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Lives in:
Torrington, CT
Torrington Fire Department (CT)
Captain/Shift Commander
Years of public service:
Agency structure:
Paid fire department
Professional Qualifications:
Associate Degree in Fire Science, Fire Officer II, Fire Service Instructor, Haz-Mat Technician, Public Fire Educator, Pump Operator, Trench Rescue, Confined space Rescue, Basic Rope & Rappelling, Incident Safety Officer, Incident Command System. Cold Water Rescue. C.E.R.T. Instructor, Public Information Officer.
Topics you provide training for:
Firefighter I & II, Haz-Mat, NIMS, Recruit School, Public Education. CERT. CPAT.
Areas of expertise:
Firefighter Training, Public Fire Education, Fire Hawk Companion Program. Public Information Officer.
Joe is a Career Firefighter with the City of Torrington Fire Department, with 20 years on the job. I have been a Union Officer for 4 years and currently hold the Vice President position. I am an Instructor with the Connecticut Fire Academy working on my 8th year. I am an Instructor with the Burrville Regional Fire School with 12 years. I also teach the Community Emergency Response Team (CERT) in my area. I served 3 years on the CT wildland fire crew and was deployed to Oregon in 1995. I was Coordinator of the Fire Prevention program for the City of Torrington for 10 years. I work with children through the Firehawk Companion program.

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At 10:05pm on March 16, 2009, Jason Emery said…
sounds good
At 8:50pm on March 16, 2009, Jason Emery said…

Nice pics..looks like a good stop...maybe we can get a couple of these into the Fire Engineering PowerPoints.

At 7:23pm on March 27, 2008, Pat Nichols said…
Hi Joe, hope to see you in beantown soon
At 2:53pm on March 26, 2008, Chris Pepler said…
I started two groups, Flashover and extrication sign up and start some debates.

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