Fire Engineering Training Community

Where firefighters come to talk training

Andrew Johnston
  • Male
  • Windham, ME
  • United States
Share on Facebook Share
  • Blog Posts
  • Discussions
  • Groups (9)
  • Photos (7)
  • Photo Albums
  • Videos

Andrew Johnston's Friends

  • Brian Brush
  • Frank Viscuso
  • aaron bridges
  • Ray Bell
  • JP Adams
  • Adam Bean
  • Kevin Jutras
  • P.J. Norwood
  • Frank Ricci
  • Rick Lasky
  • PJ Johnson
  • Anthony Avillo
  • bill noonan
  • Bobby Halton

Andrew Johnston's Groups


Andrew Johnston's Page

Latest Activity

Anthony Avillo and Andrew Johnston are now friends
Feb 1, 2015
Andrew Johnston joined Fire Engineering's group


For those attending and presenting at the Fire Department Instructors Conference.
Nov 25, 2014
Andrew Johnston joined Rick Lasky's group

“Pride and Ownership”

What are you and your department doing to get your firefighters to take ownership?Grab a cup of coffee and let’s visit!…and don’t forget to check out our Pride and Ownership show on Fire Engineering Radio.See More
Nov 25, 2014
Andrew Johnston joined Jane Green's group

Fire Engineering Books & Videos

Your complete source for fire service training materials.
Nov 25, 2014
Andrew Johnston joined Mike Gagliano's group

This House Rocks!

Captain Mike Dugan (FDNY) and Captain Mike Gagliano (Seattle Fire) are having a blast talking with other firefighters are about making their firehouse great... A place everyone wants to work.See More
Nov 25, 2014
Andrew Johnston joined Chief Anthony Kelleher's group

"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
Nov 25, 2014
Andrew Johnston joined Frank Viscuso's group

Step Up and LEAD

This group is a place for leaders in todays fire service to come and discuss "all things leadership"See More
Nov 25, 2014
Andrew Johnston joined Jason Hoevelmann's group

Engine House Training, LLC

Midwest training company comprised of owners Jason Hoevelmann, Frank Lispki, Andy Seers, Gary Graf and Dave Konys, all students of the fire service.  Just wanting to share and learn our craft.See More
Nov 25, 2014
Andrew Johnston joined International Society of Fire Service Instructors's group

Becoming a Better Instructor!

A group to discuss becoming a better instructors!
Nov 25, 2014
Andrew Johnston updated their profile
Nov 25, 2014
Andrew Johnston left a comment for PJ Johnson
"Hey PJ it was great to see you and have you guys come up for a week of great training. I truly hope we can do more of it. stay safe and keep in touch -Andrew"
May 18, 2009
PJ Johnson left a comment for Andrew Johnston
"Hey Great to see you last weekend, Had a blast! Keep in touch and be Safe PJ"
May 10, 2009
Andrew Johnston joined Jim Mason's group

Common Sense Firefighting

A group dedicated to Decision Making and Leadership on the Fire Ground
Mar 11, 2009
Andrew Johnston and aaron bridges are now friends
Mar 11, 2009
Andrew Johnston updated their profile photo
Mar 4, 2009
Andrew Johnston posted a photo
Mar 4, 2009

Profile Information

Lives in:
Portland Fire Department
Years of public service:
Agency structure:
Paid fire department
Top issues in your department:
Budget Cuts
Professional Qualifications:
Fire Instructor I & II
Fire Officer I & II
Mayday Managment
Topics you provide training for:
Engine company Ops
I currently am a career firefighter/paramedic for the Portland Fire Department in Maine. Assigned to Central Station in Portland Downtown/Old Port District. Began my career as a junior member at the age of 16 in my hometown of Windham ME. Have been an instructor for numerous local and state programs.

Andrew Johnston's Photos

  • Add Photos
  • View All

Comment Wall (1 comment)

You need to be a member of Fire Engineering Training Community to add comments!

Join Fire Engineering Training Community

At 10:53am on May 10, 2009, PJ Johnson said…
Hey Great to see you last weekend, Had a blast!

Keep in touch and be Safe


Policy Page


Our contributors' posts are not vetted by the Fire Engineering technical board, and reflect the views and opinions of the individual authors. Anyone is welcome to participate.

For vetted content, please go to

Fire Engineering Editor in Chief Bobby Halton
We are excited to have you participate in our discussions and interactive forums. Before you begin posting, please take a moment to read our policy page HERE. -- Bobby Halton

Be Alert for Spam
We actively monitor the community for spam, however some does slip through. Please use common sense and caution when clicking links. If you suspect you've been hit by spam, e-mail

FE Podcasts


Tailboard Talk


Dane Carley, Craig Nelson, and Jeff Wallin


1-877-497-3973 (Toll Free)
or 1-760-454-8852

Check out the schedule of

© 2019   Created by fireeng.   Powered by

Badges  |  Report an Issue  |  Terms of Service