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Patrick MacKay
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  • Stafford, VA
  • United States
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Patrick MacKay replied to Vincent Gatti's discussion Vent saw blades
"When purchasing blades for rotary saws, you need to consider the saw that will be running the blade. Many blades require certain RPM's to perform efficiently, as well as the considerations for the diameter of the blade and arbor. I have used…"
Aug 31, 2009
Patrick MacKay joined Sandy Lasa's group

Heavy Rescue

All things pertaining to heavy Rescue operations
Aug 9, 2009
Patrick MacKay joined Leigh T. Hollins's group


This group will aim to share various "advanced" vehicle extrication techniques that are not normally taught in "junkyard" classes. Including tactics for cars, pick-ups, SUVs, trucks and buses.See More
Aug 9, 2009
Patrick MacKay joined Christopher A. Barry, Sr.'s group

Truck Company Operations

A place to discuss any and all things related to Truck Company Operations on the fireground.
Jun 16, 2009
Patrick MacKay replied to Tim Linke's discussion Drilling on stretching in actual occupancies in the group Start Water
"Not a silly post at all. My company stretches on every box alarm, odor of smoke, and chimney fire....regardless if it appears to be a working incident. Our response area contains a large amount of detached private dwellings, townhouses, garden…"
Jun 10, 2009
Patrick MacKay joined Ray McCormack's group

Start Water

A place to discuss Engine Company Operations.
Jun 10, 2009
Ray McCormack and Patrick MacKay are now friends
May 7, 2009
Patrick MacKay updated their profile
May 6, 2009

Profile Information

Lives in:
Stafford Volunteer Fire Department and City Of Fairfax Fire Department
Years of public service:
Agency structure:
Volunteer fire department
Top issues in your department:
Discipline, Self-Motivation, Recruiting New Members With The "Do Work" Attitude
Professional Qualifications:
FF2,DPO,DAO,EVOC,EMT-B,Officer 2,Instructor 1, STICO, NIMS, Rope Rescue, Vehicle Rescue, Haz Mat Tech
Topics you provide training for:
Truck Company Ops, Vehicle Extrication, Hoseline Deployment
Areas of expertise:
Being a student of this wonderful trade, everyday firemen need to strive to learn something new!
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