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Tyler Hice
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  • Greeley, CO
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Lives in:
Greeley, Colorado
Platte Valley Fire Protection District
Years of public service:
Agency structure:
Combination fire department
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Professional Qualifications:
Fire Instructor
Fire Officer 2
HazMat Operations
Technical Rescue
Topics you provide training for:
Firefighter 1 academy
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9/11 thoughts

I remember that day as if it was yesterday. I wasn't in the fire service, heck, I hadn't even graduated high school. I can tell you the classroom, the subject, the teacher and the emotions I felt that day.

I can remember watching the two giant towers crashing down to the ground, the images of the Pentagon, the field in Shanksville. Those images I'll never forget. I remember thinking about all of the innocent lives lost, the thousands of people whose lives would never be the same… Continue

Posted on September 11, 2015 at 12:15am

Senior Man

I’ve been fortunate to be able to help with multiple fire academies in my short career in the fire service, and each class comes with their challenges. The class usually starts with 10-15 people in it and it usually ends with 7-10 students. They drop out due to family issues, academic failures, and practical issues. One of the classes we lost someone who just didn’t want to do the schoolwork. This type of behavior is the stuff that isn’t acceptable. In my eyes, what is acceptable is someone…


Posted on April 16, 2014 at 9:30am

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