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Brad Hoff's Blog – March 2009 Archive (5)

Fire Chief Position F/T...Skagway Alaska

Job opening in Southeast Alaska. There is a road system to Skagway from Whitehorse YT Canda so it is not quite as isolated. Ferry system is also offered to access other southeast locations.

Skagway Fire Chief

Added by Brad Hoff on March 27, 2009 at 1:30pm — No Comments

Please help bail me out of jail on May 20th 2009 in Fairbanks for the MDA Lock Up

Over the last couple of years I have had the priviledge of coordinating our annual "Fill the Boot" for MDA here in my Fd. I don't know how but I do know who has signed me up for the MDA Executive Lock Up. So this year I am starting early and going to do my best to raise my bail to get out of jail in an effort to raise money for MDA. I would love to raise my $2400 bail and even more in hopes of sending a few kids to summer camp and maybe also attend myself this year! I know how much everyone… Continue

Added by Brad Hoff on March 19, 2009 at 3:27pm — No Comments

Landmark Restaurant in Fairbanks lost to fire.

It's sad to see anything lost to a fire but when you weigh in the "Risk vs. Benefit" the lives of innocent bystanders and our safety comes first and the property and any extension to existing structures that may be near by come second. I was out of town in my nice warm ice house when I got a phone call about the fire when it happened. By all accounts of what I have heard about the incident, it sounds like the fire was burning for some time and had gone on undiscovered for quite some time before… Continue

Added by Brad Hoff on March 16, 2009 at 8:00pm — 9 Comments

Alaska State Fire Fighter Association & Alaska Fire Chief Association Annual Conference 2009, Anchorage Alaska, Sept. 21-26 2009

Here is your chance to visit the "Last Frontier"! Be sure not to miss this exciting event in the Fall of 2009. Our Annual Joint Conference offers some of the best H.O.T. and training topics in the Country. Well known instructors and vendors from across the U.S come to Alaska every year to help make this conference one of the best and most exciting for a smaller conference. Our conference offers plenty of time to enjoy the sites, scenery and activities of the "Biggest City" in Alaska… Continue

Added by Brad Hoff on March 6, 2009 at 6:30pm — No Comments

Who Will Lead FEMA Next?

Okay here is the latest and greatest attempt to better the American Fire Service and the rest of the Emergency Responders in America by President Obama.



Fugate to Head FEMA



Nothing against this guy but what is wrong with finding someone with a little more experience and familiar with how things might be done across the country and not just in one state or on one side of the… Continue

Added by Brad Hoff on March 5, 2009 at 12:50am — 2 Comments

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