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Brad Hoff's Blog – February 2010 Archive (6)

The United States Fire Administration (USFA) has released notice of the following line of duty firefighter fatality.

It is with deep regret that I post the following from the United States Fire Administration concerning the line of duty death of fellow brother in arms:



Jonathan Siemers

Age: 44

Cause of Death: Stress/Overexertion

Rank: Fire Chief

Nature of Death: Heart Attack

Classification: Career

Emergency Duty: Yes

Incident Date: 02/20/2010

Duty Type: On-Scene Fire

Incident Time: 16:15

Activity Type:… Continue

Added by Brad Hoff on February 22, 2010 at 3:30pm — No Comments

The United States Fire Administration (USFA) has released notice of the following line of duty firefighter fatality.

It is with deep regret that I post the following from the United States Fire Administration concerning the line of duty death of fellow brother in arms:



Donald G. Mellott,

Age: 62

Cause of Death: Struck By

Rank: Fire Police Captain

Nature of Death: Trauma

Classification: Volunteer

Emergency Duty: Yes

Incident Date: 02/12/2010

Duty Type: On-Scene Non-Fire

Incident Time: 13:30

Activity Type: Scene…

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Added by Brad Hoff on February 18, 2010 at 2:30am — No Comments

FDIC ONLINE 2010

Thanks to Fire Engineering, Pennwell and all the sponsors for putting on another great event!

If you happened to miss any of the seminars you can still view the archived webcasts by registering and going to the auditorium. The webcasts will be archived for 90 days after today and are available anytime for veiwing and training purposes. They were all great and very informative for…

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Added by Brad Hoff on February 4, 2010 at 6:16pm — 1 Comment

The United States Fire Administration (USFA) has released notice of the following firefighter fatalities:

It appears that this Line Of Duty Death was overlooked on my part and I wanted to be sure it got posted so we can honor our brothers service and sacrifice to his community and Nation.



It is with deep regret that I post the following from the United States Fire Administration concerning the departure of a fellow brother in arms.



Name: Joseph Mack McCafferty

Age: 59

Cause of Death: Stress/Overexertion

Rank: Lieutenant

Nature of Death: Cerebrovascular… Continue

Added by Brad Hoff on February 3, 2010 at 6:53pm — No Comments

The Battalion is hosting a live feed tonight @ 9PM EST featuring Milwaukee Fire!

Ok so the first live feed was pretty good and he filmed from inside the station. No runs but tomorrow he is filming from Engine 30 and Truck 12. So go to the link below and be sure to tune in at 9PM EST and 6PM PST



Here is the link: Live Feed





The Battalion-The Series Newsletter.



Dear Battalion Member:



Tonight is our first Live Feed and it is with the Milwaukee… Continue

Added by Brad Hoff on February 2, 2010 at 7:00pm — No Comments

One thing is for sure the American govt. is NEVER VIGILANT when it comes to public safety!

From firefighter CloseCalls



Obama Administration Releases Fiscal Year 2011 Budget; Proposes Cuts to Assistance to Firefighters Grant Program "LET THE GAMES BEGIN"



Monday, February 1, 2010 - Today the Obama Administration released its Fiscal Year 2011 budget proposal, detailing requested funding levels for programs and offices in the federal budget. Nothing new as this has been typical in the past, (with different numbers) and Congress has increased the funding above… Continue

Added by Brad Hoff on February 1, 2010 at 5:30pm — No Comments

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