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Gary, Indiana FD
Years of public service:
Agency structure:
Paid fire department
Top issues in your department:
Financing (Budget Crisis/Cuts), Capital Expendatures (lack of), Motivation, Moral, Politics, Unfunded Mandates, OSHA Compliance.
Professional Qualifications:
AS Degree, NFPA FF I/II Fire Officer I, Hazmat Ops, SCUBA, Certified dispatcher for EMS/FSD, ARFF Certified, Instructor II/III, Former Paramedic, Former EMS Instructor and Administrator, Company Officer
Topics you provide training for:
Currently company level training and drills, worked as staff officer in training division 5 years. EMS Educator and EMT Primary Instructor in mid 90's.
Areas of expertise:
Urban Firefighting, Engine and Truck Company Operations. Public Safety Diver,
Joined Gary FD in 1984 as EMT-Paramedic, crossed over to FF in 1989. Served on Engine Companies, Truck Companies, Heavy Rescue Squad, AS Degress from Ivy Tech State College, Public Safety, Concentration in Fire Science. Served as EMS Educator and EMS Director in 1990's. Served in Supportive services in communications and computer operations. Returned to Fire Suppression in 2004, Currently holding rank of Lieutenant.
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