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New York City Fire Department
Deputy Chief
Years of public service:
Agency structure:
Paid fire department
Top issues in your department:
Age and condition of buildings
Professional Qualifications:
Numerous National and State certifications
College Graduate
Lecturer and author
Topics you provide training for:
Functioning as an incident commander
Preparation for the chief rank
Preparation for company officer rank
Size up principles
Dealing with stress
Dealing with the media
Strip mall fires
Fire Ground Safety
Areas of expertise:
Firefighting operations at high rise, commercial, and residential buildings.
I have been with the FDNY for 30 years and a chief for the past 15. Over that period I have been the incident commander at hundreds of fires at high rise, commercial, and residential bildings. I have written numerous articles for Fire Engineering magazine and am a regular contributor to the Roundtable column. I write and lecture on a variety of fire service topics.

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At 6:43pm on December 5, 2008, Jim Mason said…
Hey Chief
just wanted to say hello. Ive been busy with the Common Sense Firefighting page on this site and haven't had time to look aroubnd the rest of it. Take care and see you at FDIC
Happy Hoildays
Jim Mason
Chgo FD

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