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Lt2406 ( Doug Bowers)
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  • Gaffney
  • United States
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Lives in:
Gaffney South Carolina
City of Gaffney
Years of public service:
Agency structure:
Paid fire department
Top issues in your department:
Lack of funding, lack of personel, lack of specialized equipment, all of which leads back to the first problem FUNDING!
Professional Qualifications:
Fire officer 1 Instructor 1 Type 3 IMS Team member COBRA Technician Structural Collapse Technician, Firefighter1 and 2, Pump operations 1 and 2, Command and control of target hazards, Rope rescue Instructor, Extrication Instructor, Pressurized and combustable gas firefighting Instructor, Esentials and firefighter 1 Instructor, IS 100,200,300,400,700,800, Trench Rescue, Hazmat Technician, Rit, Rescueing the rescuer,CFR, FF safety and survival , Arson Investigation, Farm medic, Large Vehicle Extrication, PPV, Truck company ops, Ice Rescue, Diver, and the list goes on
Topics you provide training for:
Right now myself and 1 other Lt set the training schedule for our shift while on duty
Areas of expertise:
Auto Extrication, Firefighting, Rapid Intervention
36 y/o Career fire Lieutenant and Adjunct Instructor for the South Carolina Fire Academy, married and a father of 3. Have a total of 19 years in the fire service with the last 10 as a full time career firefighter.
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