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Lives in:
Derby Kansas
Wichita Fire Department
Years of public service:
Agency structure:
Paid fire department
Top issues in your department:
Staffing, Pride in the Job
Professional Qualifications:
Rope,Conspace,VMR,Trench,Collapse,Swift Water,SCUBA,Instructor I,
Topics you provide training for:
Collapse Rescue, VMR, Truck Company, Rope, Con Space, and Trench operations,
17 year veteran City of Wichita Fire Department. Currently assigned as the officer on Truck 2 on the city's south side. Previously assigned as a fireman to the City's Rescue Company Member City/County TRT past 14 years. Rescue technician/Rescue manager with KSTF-5

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At 9:06pm on June 25, 2009, Mike Walker said…
check out this site. Some buddies of mine from the department invented it. It works amazing on hose line advancements.
At 4:05pm on April 7, 2009, Eric DePoto said…
you f****** suck
At 10:06pm on February 3, 2009, John Holgerson said…
Hey Scott,

Just getting ready to sign off

At 6:54pm on January 28, 2009, Mike Walker said…
Hey Scotty

I would love any information you have on the "can" fires. We just bought some this last year, but none of the guys what they can do with them.
At 11:06pm on January 27, 2009, Mike Walker said…
I put a new one up just for you.
At 10:58pm on January 27, 2009, Mike Walker said…
I can get a bigger coat, but no matter what, your head is still going to have that slope.
At 11:11am on January 17, 2009, Chuck French said…
Hey Scotty,

Long time no see. How are you doing? Hope your well and thankd for the welcome.
At 11:27am on January 16, 2009, Eric Hankins said…
Thanks Brother
At 1:31pm on January 11, 2009, Kelly Ross said…
Scotty, welcome aboard bro.

At 11:52am on December 6, 2008, David O. Couvelha said…
"My knuckle dragging brethren (like Scotty K) . . ."

Feel the love! Your reputation precedes you I see!

Your comments about PPV & PPA are good. Of course, anything done incorrectly or without understanding the theory AND science is dangerous. INCLUDING vertical ventilation! Gravity has a way of reinforcing that one.


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