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Tom Helmkamp
  • 46, Male
  • Fort Wayne, IN
  • United States
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Lives in:
Fort Wayne Indiana
Fort Wayne Fire Department
Battalion Chief
Years of public service:
Agency structure:
Paid fire department
Professional Qualifications:
Associates Degree Fire Science

Firefighter I/II, EMT-B, Fire Instructor I, Fire Officer I/II, Advanced Open Water Diver/Dive Rescue I, Flashover Phase 1 & 2 instructor.
Topics you provide training for:
All battalion wide training involving my crews, new recruits, State of Indiana firefighters.
Areas of expertise:
Forcible entry, ventilation, dive rescue/recovery, firefighter safety and survival.

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At 4:31pm on November 9, 2012, Frank Ricci said…


Thanks for reaching out: I offer several classes including:

"Crafting our Message" This program cover media relations and crises management when dealing with the press.

"Tactical Consideration of Search"


"Tactical Leadership" I will be teaching this program at FDIC this year

" Tactical Ventilation"

" Tactical Considerations"

I will also establish a program to meet your needs.




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