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Stan Mettinger Jr.
  • 66, Male
  • Brooksville, FL
  • United States
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Lives in:
Brooksville Florida
Brooksville Fire Department
District Chief - Operations & Training
Years of public service:
Since 1971
Agency structure:
Paid fire department
Top issues in your department:
#1 Staffing
#2 Budget
#3 The age of the Department is very young. 17 members in the Department with only 5 over the age of 40, 2 others older than 30 and the remainder under the age of 26.
Professional Qualifications:
Certified through Pro Board as Officer III, Instructor III, Inspector II. Florida certified @ minimum standards, Officer I, Inspector I, Instructor I and Live Fire Training Instructor. Florida Certified Pump and Aerial Operator. Associates Degree in Fire Science Technology.
Topics you provide training for:
What ever requested.
Areas of expertise:
Incident Command, Rural Water Supply, Search and Rescue, Vehicle Extrication. Wildland Fire Instructor.
I started as a volunteer firefighter in Virginia and volunteered for 28 years there. Served through all ranks including 2 years as Fire Chief. Worked 19 years for Prince William County Fire and Rescue where I left as a Captain, but often served as the acting Battalion Chief. Also spent one year in the communications center and one year in that department. Worked as a part time Adjunct Instructor with the Virginia Department of Fire Programs for at least 10 years. After leaving Prince WIlliam I worked for the Federal Fire Department as a Captain on Vint Hill Farms Station until it closed in 1999. Worked for a while as a Hazardous Materials Specialist on a Haz Mat Team. Relocated to Florida in 2000 and sold Fire Equipment until 2005. After moving to Florida I also joined the Land O'Lakes VFD where I served as a District Chief until December 2002 when I went to work for the City of Brooksville. I am currently a District Chief with the Department and also serve as Training Officer and Haz Mat Staff Officer on our Division of the Hernando County Haz Mat Team.
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The picture on my page is one of me and my oldest son Trey at his graduation from Loudoun County Fire Rescue in Virginia. He also volunteers in Warrenton Va.

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At 11:55am on June 6, 2008, Jeff Patterson said…
Stan, Good to see you. Remember me from Clearwater? I'm in Georgia now and busier then ever. Hope all is well with you, and stay low.

Jeff Patterson
At 8:34pm on May 11, 2008, Aaron Robbins said…
one thing the fires not going to get to them because the fire not big at all
At 5:30pm on April 26, 2008, Donna E.Pinknowski said…
Thanks for the add take care and be safe

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