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Started this discussion. Last reply by Jeff Schwering Nov 25, 2008.

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Lives in:
Fairbanks, Alaska
Volunteer Fire Department
Years of public service:
Agency structure:
Combination fire department
Top issues in your department:
Having very few drivers. A near total turnover in paid staff. Getting the firefighters who have been around a little while to pull shift or come down to the station to train.
Professional Qualifications:
New York FF-I, CFR, EMT-B, Alaska FF I, FF II, EMT-I, EMT-II, EMT-III, EMT-Instructor, RIT, Haz-Mat Ops, MOI, Fire Instructor I. AAS Municipal Fire Control, UAF
Topics you provide training for:
Driver training and pump operations, EMS, extrication, fire rescue and suppression.
Areas of expertise:
I don’t have an area of expertise, but I do have some knowledge in a lot of areas.

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At 3:32pm on May 6, 2009, Brandon Erbe said…
Hey Michael, I'm not sure how much info your looking for but it's a 1994 e-one 95' tower. There is one almost identical to ours in the next town over. I have heard rumors that there aren't too many out there. We've been told to be careful with her cause it's getting harder to find parts. Good truck but a little slow moving the main. On another note how's things in Alaska? My brother just moved up there last week to be a chef at a resort near Denali. He said there was still 2' of snow! Let me know if you want any other specifics and I can get them for you. Stay safe, Erbe
At 12:18pm on January 23, 2009, Ben Fleagle said…
No problem, even if its down the road a bit.
At 9:06pm on December 12, 2008, Ben Fleagle said…
If we had white engines here, no one would EVER see us.
At 3:20pm on December 12, 2008, Ben Fleagle said…

Its always great to be a Captain on a RED fire engine!!
At 12:02am on December 1, 2008, Tiger Schmittendorf said…
Hey Mike -

Glad to see you're doing well. I'm sure you've had some interesting experiences in the great white north. Hopefully, we trained you right.

Take care. Keep in touch.

Stay safe. Train often.
At 4:49am on November 22, 2008, Ben Fleagle said…
I'm still standin' Hef. I promised him I would take care of the boys. They can pry my University Badge off my cold, frozen body. Won't come off till the end.
At 10:21pm on November 18, 2008, Rick Fritz said…
The chock is notched to fit the space between the door and door frame so the chock won't fall out if the door is kicked or leaned on.
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At 3:04am on November 13, 2008, Ben Fleagle said…
Good on ya. The available resources here are limitless.
At 2:32am on November 13, 2008, Ben Fleagle said…
Welcome laddie, good to have you on the Community.

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