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Trey Nelms
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  • Coopertown, TN
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Lives in:
3793 Old Coopertown Rd. Springfield,, TN 37172
Nashville Fire Dept.
Firefighter (NFD)
Years of public service:
Agency structure:
Paid fire department
Top issues in your department:
(NFD) Staffing, budget issues, little to no FIRE training, hiring and promoting incompetent people, no RIT policy-training-equipment-or clue, recent rollbacks
Professional Qualifications:
Associates Degree (Fire Science), Fire Instructor, Fire Officer II, Paramedic, Member TN-TF-2 (FEMA USAR Qualifications)
Topics you provide training for:
FF Survival and Rescue, Fireground Operations (Truck & Engine), Technical Rescue, Recruit Training, Vehicle Extrication
Areas of expertise:
Truck Work
20+ yrs in the career and volunteer fire service. Has held positions from Probationary Firefighter to Chief of Department in various agencies in Tennessee. Employed by the Nashville Fire Dept. for 14 years, currently assigned to 3 Truck on the lower east side.

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At 12:04pm on May 7, 2010, Rick Decorie said…
Great ventilation video! Keep up the good work brother.
At 8:21pm on June 12, 2009, Joe Pantaleo said…
Trey, after reading your profile info about "Issues in your dept" I had to look back up at your name to make sure that you weren't someone I work with! I feel ya, brother. Keep up the good training! keep safe, brother.
At 8:07pm on January 19, 2009, Dave Gallagher said…
Hey Brother Trey.... how are the boys that got burned? Give me a call sometime....

Be Safe, Brother...
At 11:26pm on December 7, 2008, julio reyes said…
Hi we are a volunteer group in the coast of Veracruz, Mexico, we do not have economic resources that we have accomplished is to choose based effort to join efforts to buy old standard vehicles and turn them into ambulances, cap and put them inside and sirens, we want have the opportunity because we know that in the USA donate emergency vehicles like ambulances ask all the information possible thanks
At 7:00pm on November 1, 2008, Doug Price said…

I can't wait to see more videos from you and your guys. I would even buy some of them that have to do with ventilation to use in my class if thats possible. I would also like i to invite you to my friends list if you don't mind.
Thanx Brother.

Keep them coming and stay safe brother!
At 7:32am on November 1, 2008, Andrew Brassard said…

Thanks for the post.

I am certainly looking forward to see the new videos when they are done.

Keep up the great work and stay safe brother,

At 7:53pm on October 29, 2008, Doug Price said…
Trey, Im with these other guys i loved the video. I teach ventilation my slef and would to talk with you on some training tips.
Thanks brother. Take Care and Stay Safe. And would also like to be on your friends list if you dont care
At 7:47pm on October 29, 2008, Andrew Brassard said…

Fantastic job on the peaked roof ventilation video! By far the best step by step video I have seen in a long time.

I am looking forward to see more stuff from you.

Take care and stay safe brother,

Andrew Brassard
At 10:03am on October 29, 2008, Eric Gamble said…
Trey - Good video. Simple and direct to the point. Exactly what new members need to see.

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