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Lives in:
Walpole, Ma
City of Boston FD
Fire Captain
Years of public service:
Agency structure:
Paid fire department
Top issues in your department:
Officer Training
Improved delivery of training to 1600 members
Professional Qualifications:
Fire Instructor I
Fire Officer II
MA Certification Examiner
Massachusetts Fire Training Council, Pro-Board Certified- Rescue Technician / Rope rescue
Structural Collapse Technician
Haz-Mat operations
FEMA, US&R Team: MA TF1 since 1995, Alt. Squad Officer since 2007. Deployed 9-11-01 to the Trade Center.
Task Force 1 Instructor
Instructor/Owner for PL Vulcan Fire Training Concepts
Boston Fire Academy 1986
CT Fire academy, FFI, FFII & FFIII; 1983
Northeastern Univ. B.S.B.A., Management/Transportation 1985
Bunker Hill CC, Associate in Fire Science, 1991
and more if your interested, email me :)
Topics you provide training for:
Officer development
Aerial Ladder operation and tactics
Rope Rescue/Tech. rescue
Gas school, MA Fire Academy
Recruit program, MA Fire Academy
Maritime FF School, MA Fire Academy
Areas of expertise:
Ladder company operation
Tech. Rescue
Volunteer FF Naugatuck, CT 1980-1986
Boston Fire since 1986, Engine 22 and Ladder 10
LT 1991, L14, L26 from 1992 to 2004, R2 2004 to 2005
Capt. 2005, L25 2006-2007, L26 Sept.2007 to Aug. 2008. Tower Ladder 10 August 2008 to present.
Wife June, two boys, Patrick and Adam
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At 10:16am on May 5, 2009, Paul J De Bartolomeo said…
Hey Capt,
It was great to see you in Indy its always a pleasure. Saw Steve and Mike this weekend in the city seems like they had a good time. Ask Steve to show you the template for the Halligan, I think you will like it.
Stay safe,
At 7:38pm on March 23, 2009, Dave Gallagher said…
How about next week?
At 10:37pm on January 11, 2009, Dave Gallagher said…
Pat, I don't have the words... I'm so sorry.
I'll see you on Wednesday.
Be Safe Brother.
At 9:39pm on January 9, 2009, Brent Adams said…
My condolences to you and your brothers of the BFD.
At 7:04pm on January 9, 2009, Eric Hankins said…
Our thoughts and prayers are with you and your Brothers at BFD.

Remember Fallen Brother
At 6:30pm on January 9, 2009, Adam Bean said…
Sorry to hear about the accident of your old rig today and the loss of your brother. RFB.

At 9:17pm on November 13, 2008, Brent Adams said…
Thanks capt. great site they have going here. Hope all is well.
At 9:35am on April 26, 2008, PJ Johnson said…
Hey, hope you add a great trip and had a blast hanging out during the FOOLS traininig and out in indy. Keep in touch
At 9:45am on April 24, 2008, Jason Emery said…

Great time knocking back those beers with you at Indy....and just for the record we didn't move when you went to the just couldn't find your way back to us....typical truck guy :-)

Stay Safe,

At 5:00pm on April 5, 2008, Lenny Dunn said…
Hi Pat, Thanks for the "Welcome", always looking for usefull info to bring to work, and it looks like I'll find some here! Good to hear from you and be safe out there! p.s. Does Tom ever answer his Nextel?

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