Staffing levels, adequate funding, training ( one can never be too rich or train enough, yet firefighters can't always be or do both)
I have risen through the ranks. 7 years as a firefighter, 12 as a Lieutenant on an Engine company, 6 years as a captain on an Engine company and 5+ years as a Deputy Chief. I also work in the Support Services Division of the Masachusetts Fire Academy an also per diem for an ambulance company.
Topics you provide training for:
Fire training, public information and communications
Areas of expertise:
Public Information and Communications, Firefighting.
I am a 30+ year veteran of the Marlborough Fire Department, rising through the ranks to my present position as a Deputy Chief.
Family stuff: Married for 30 years to a wonderful woman, 1 grown son looking to follow in the old man's footsteps. three dogs, two cats, and a "pony" ( my toy... a 2006 Mustang GT)
My hobbies are writing, photography, flying (I am a student pilot), driving and auto detailing (cheaper than therapy and it pays for vacations and flight lessons).
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