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Tom Helmkamp
  • 43, Male
  • Fort Wayne, IN
  • United States
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"Outside The Box" Engine Company Operations

Engine Company work is often viewed as easy or not as fulfilling as "Truck Company work". This is absolutely not the case and some very "high speed" Engine Companies go to work everyday in very tough and arduous environments. They are only successful by relying on their relentless training, personal experiences and hunger to progress in the engine world.This group is geared toward Engine Company tactics that use "outside the box" thinking to accomplish. Its purpose is to exchange information…See More
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Don't Breathe Smoke!!!The Rule Of Air Management(ROAM), NFPA 1404, Hydrogen Cyanide/Toxic Smoke, Firefighter Cancer, MAYDAY/Out of Air and all things Air ManagementSee More
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Tactical Building Blocks & Air Management

This group will focus on aggressive interior firefighting. We will address tactics that increase your chance of not getting jammed up and cover what actions to undertake if you do.We will cover some big issues as well as small tactical tips.See More
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"Tom, 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…"
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"Brotherhood Instructors, LLC & Fort Wayne Metro FOOLS bring YOU the MOST COMPREHENSIVE and MOST INTENSE forcible entry training. Contact Tom Helmkamp at tah532@yahoo.com or call (260) 580-1892. Experienced instructors from several large and…"
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Profile Information

Lives in:
Fort Wayne Indiana
Department:
Fort Wayne Fire Department
Title/rank:
Battalion Chief
Years of public service:
20
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…

Tom,

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"

"Mayday"

"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.

Thanks,

Frank

 
 
 

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