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Randy Brown
  • 58, Male
  • Angola
  • United States
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Department: / Angola Fire Department Retired
Years of public service:
Agency structure:
Combination fire department
Top issues in your department:
Firefighter Training, Firefighter Safety and Survival!
Professional Qualifications:
IFSAC: Firefighter II, Instructor III, Investigator I, Inspector II, Fire Officer II, Hazardous Material Tech, NREMT-Paramedic/Primary Instructor, ACLS Instructor, PHTLS Instructor.
Topics you provide training for:
Hazardous Material, Medical, Firefighter I/II, Fire Instructor Development.
Areas of expertise:
Hazardous Material, Medical, Firefighter I/II, Fire Instructor Development, Training Standards and Guidline Development, Firefighter Safety, Fire Service Standards.
Firefighter/Paramedic / Former Training Officer Angola Fire Department 20 years, Recently Retired. Active Paramedic, Former Flight Paramedic. Former Co-Chair Indiana Firefighter Special Training Task Force, Active Fire and EMS Instructor, Webmaster
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I have spent many years in the fire service and believe strongly in the PROPER EDUCATION of Firefighters.

Across the United States, initial firefighter training varies drastically and often FAILS to meet the Nationally Recognized Minimum Firefighter Training Standards as outlined in NFPA 1001, 2008 edition. Fire Departments in almost every state are putting undertrained Firefighters on the front lines and first due apparatus without the proper training.

Each year there have be countless documented LODD and Injuries do to this catastrophic failure to simply require that ALL Firefighters meet the Nationally Recognized Training Standard of NFPA 1001, 2008 Edition.

I also Support the Concept of Minimum Qualifications and Training Standards for ALL Chiefs and Line Officers.

If anyone is in need of training concepts, research and development of training programs, or training in general, I gladly offer my assistance, and am willing to share what I have and what I have learned.

Stay Low, Stay Safe, and Stay Alive.

Randy B.

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At 8:58am on November 24, 2008, DeWayne "Tootch" Eck said…
Thanks Eddie I got to this site from your website.
At 4:03pm on August 29, 2008, John Bierling said…
Hello Randy, We are spending a lot of time discussing the importance of Firefighter fitness. I would like to send you some information on FF health & wellness. Would you please send your email address. Thanks, John
At 9:39pm on June 28, 2008, TR Hagerty said…
Hey Brother
I love this site I have more fun talking and meeting people here... Take Care TR

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