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Stephen Charlton
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Henrietta , NY, Riverdale, MD, Laurel Rescue, MD
Years of public service:
Agency structure:
Volunteer fire department
Top issues in your department:
Career/ Volunteer Relationship
Financial Restraints
Volunteers not willing to change
unappreciative local government
Professional Qualifications:
Captain, Fire 1, Fire 2, 2 burns short of Master Firefighter,
Fire Officer 1, Rescue Technician, Pump ops, Engine ops, Truck Ops, EMT, Paramedic, Emergency Telecommunications Officer, Medical Instructor, Flight Certified fixed wing and non fixed wing, Emergency Telecommunications Officer, Emergency Medical Dispatcher, Instructor 1, EMS Instructor, Hazmat Awareness, And I read Fire books ALOT..
Topics you provide training for:
Just Ask, If I cannot I will find someone who can.

James Greene Of Henrietta Fire does all of my auto extrication work and he is an instructor and judge for TERC.

Jared Cayley Of Norwich Fire Dept does my rope rescue/ confined space classes
Areas of expertise:
I am not an expert in anything. And very few people who say they are expects, actually are.
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RIT staging and procedures

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Posted on May 6, 2011 at 6:00pm

The four stages of fundamental leadership

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Posted on May 5, 2011 at 6:00pm

Opening case-hardened locks

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Posted on May 4, 2011 at 6:00pm

Middle Seniority

Please Check out my blog posting called "Middle Seniority"

Posted on May 2, 2011 at 8:18pm

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At 5:54pm on May 13, 2011, Frank Viscuso said…
Thanks Stephen. I look forward to hearing your feedback on the book. Stay safe.
At 10:20am on May 13, 2011, Jim Duffy said…

Thanks for the kind words!    

Check out group Tactical building Blocks

Also check out Fire Engineering talk radio on May 23

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Stay Safe


At 3:41pm on May 12, 2011, DALE G. PEKEL said…

Hello Stephen,


Thanks for the invite, feedback and kind words brother - All the best to you and your Department!

At 7:04pm on April 25, 2011, Mike France said…
Welcome and great blogs

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