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David G. Thewlis GIFireE updated their profile
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Lives in:
Wurruk, Victoria, Australia
Sale Fire Brigade (Country Fire Authority)
Senior Firefighter
Years of public service:
Agency structure:
Combination fire department
Professional Qualifications:
Diploma of Business (Frontline Management)
Diploma of Firefighting (Management)
Certificate IV in Public Safety (Firefighting Supervision)
Certificate IV in Firefighting (Supervision)
Certificate IV in Fire Technology
Certificate IV in Training & Assessment 40116
Certificate III in Public Safety (Firefighting & Emergency Operations)
Certificate III in Firefighting (Operations)
Certificate II in Public Safety (Firefighting & Emergency Operations)
Certificate II in Firefighting (Operations)
Workplace Trainer/Assessor
Program Diploma in Strategic Management
Program Diploma in Professional Career Skills
Topics you provide training for:
Wildfire Firefighting
Structural Firefighting
Aviation Firefighting
Currently semi-retired. Joined Country Fire Authority (CFA) as volunteer 1975 - currently a Senior Firefighter in Sale Fire Brigade, previously OIC satellite station, endorsed Level 2 Incident Controller, endorsed Level 3 Sector Commander. PAD Operator and PAD Instructor at Victorian Emergency Management Training Centre - West Sale Campus (local fire training complex).

Joined Royal Australian Air Force (RAAF) as firefighter 1979.
On discharge in 1999, held position of Fire Station Commander at Townsville International Airport.
Currently retired as civilian Firefighter/First Responder at a local military establishment.

I have the best of both world's - both a career and volunteer firefighter.

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At 11:20pm on December 31, 2008, Ellen Brown said…
Hi David !!!! D*** & I hope you had a great holiday. We wish you the best for 2009.
At 11:28pm on December 7, 2008, julio reyes said…
Hi we are a volunteer group in the coast of Veracruz, Mexico, we do not have economic resources that we have accomplished is to choose based effort to join efforts to buy old standard vehicles and turn them into ambulances, cap and put them inside and sirens, we want have the opportunity because we know that in the USA donate emergency vehicles like ambulances ask all the information possible thanks
At 8:28am on September 17, 2008, Mike Stallings said…
G'Day David! Im glad to see that you are on the Fire Engineering community site. How is my favorite Fool from Down Under?

I hope you are well. Keep in touch.

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