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Lives in:
Colorado Springs
Fountain Fire Department
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Agency structure:
Paid fire department
Top issues in your department:
Staffing, Training
Professional Qualifications:
Fire Instructor I
I am a career firefighter for the City of Fountain Fire Department for the past 14 years. I am a lifetime student of the fire service, and I am proud to be a part of the American fire service.
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Is your check engine light on?

Is your check engine light on?




      Many times before that annoying orange light on your dash goes off, your vehicle may give you warning signs that something is wrong. Sometimes it just pops up out of nowhere. You drive it to the nearest auto part store to check the code and await the damage, hoping that its something minor. With…


Posted on January 8, 2014 at 3:05am

Making The Push

Making The Push

     For many of you, when you hear Nozzle Forward” in the fire service, you know exactly what that name encompasses. For those of you who…


Posted on August 27, 2013 at 3:32am

Give them an inch, and they may take a mile



Give them an inch, they may take a mile


    While growing up, I heard this phrase all too often “ We give you an inch, and you take a mile”. Most of the time this was because my curfew would get extended an…


Posted on April 18, 2013 at 2:52am

Tactical Efficiency


                              Tactical efficiency is vital on today’s fireground. What is Tactical efficiency?



Tactical: Definition-  from Merriam-Webster:



Posted on April 11, 2013 at 3:23pm

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