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Kim Fitzsimmons
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  • Holts Summit, MO
  • United States
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Holts Summit, Mo
Fulton Fire Department and Holts Summit FPD
FFD-Firefighter / HS-Training Officer
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At 8:38am on October 29, 2013, Tom Franklin said…

Hello Kim

    I just finished reading your Blog on training. Very nicely said! I am proud to have a firefighter such as you to be my friend on Fire Engineering.

At 8:51pm on June 25, 2012, Mike France said…

Bout Time Rookie

Kim Fitzsimmons's Blog

The Test

What's the difference between training and experience?

Training will always give you the test last.

Experience will always give you the test first.

Train, train, and then train some more, so when experience hands you that test...

you're ready!  

Training is such a vital part of our work. 

I hear firefighters complaining about having to train, and passing up opportunities to train. 

Unfathomable!!  They want to play, but they don't want to…


Posted on June 26, 2012 at 10:01pm — 6 Comments


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