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Lives in:
Commack NY
Battalion Chief - Branch Chief WMD & Terrorism Preparedness
Years of public service:
Agency structure:
Paid fire department
Top issues in your department:
Training that is realistic and meaningfull
Maintaining skills
Maintaining equipment
Interagency Coordination
Professional Qualifications:
FDNY 27 years last 8 as a Battalion Chief. Served as the Chief in Charge of Haz Mat Operations from 9/11/01 until August 2007.
Principle member NFPA 472 2000 until 2008
Chair, Interagency Board (IAB) for equipment standardization in WMD area
National Instructor IAFF
Member of the IAFC advisory board for National Haz Mat Fusion Center
Consultant to DHS contracts
Private Consulting and Training
Topics you provide training for:
Hazardous Materials
WMD equipment, policies and tactics
Mail handling and Private Haz Mat Brigades
Areas of expertise:
Hazardous Materials response and planning
Hazardous Materials training programs
WMD training and response.
Robert J. Ingram is a 33 year veteran of the Fire Service with the last 26 years working for the Fire Department, City of New York. He was assigned as the Chief in Charge of Haz Mat Operations from September 11th, 2001 until August of 2007. His current assignment in the FDNY’s Center for Terrorism and Disaster Preparedness involves WMD and Disaster Preparedness Planning. Chief Ingram is a member of the NFPA 472 Committee, and an IAFF Master instructor. Chief Ingram has been a member of the Inter-Agency Board for the Standardization and Interoperability of CBRNE Equipment since 1999 and has been Chair for the past 3 years. Chief Ingram holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Fire and Emergency Management; he is a graduate of the DHS Naval Post Graduate Schools Executive Leadership Program and the FDNY’s Fire Officers Management Institute with the Graduate School of Business of Columbia University.

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At 2:03pm on March 18, 2008, Bobby Halton said…
Thanks for joining, I am looking to have dinner in Indy together when you have a moment.
At 6:57pm on March 16, 2008, Frank Ricci said…
we could use your input in our group it is listed on page 2 Tactical Building Blocks & Air Management
This group will focus on aggressive interior firefighting. We will address tactics that increase your chance of not getting jammed up and cover what actions to undertake if you do.We will cover some big issues as well as small tactical tips.

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