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Lives in:
Upstate NY
City of Albuquerque Fire Dept.
Years of public service:
Agency structure:
Paid fire department
Professional Qualifications:
-Twenty-three years as a professional firefighter, nationally certified Fire Service Instructor; contributing author to Fire Engineering Magazine, FDIC Instructor, nationally recognized tactics expert, frequent speaker and author of two firefighter training manuals.
Topics you provide training for:
1. Residential Search and Rescue
2. Ladder Co. Operations
3. V.E.S.
4. Forcible Entry
5. Firefighter Self Rescue/Bail Out
Areas of expertise:
-Ladder Company operations in general with particular emphasis on Search and Rescue operations in residential occupancies, V.E.S. Techniques, forcible entry as well as firefighter safety and bail out maneuvers.
-Professional firefighter serving the City of Albuquerque Fire Dept. since 1993. Additionally serving as an adjunct instructor at the Albuquerque Fire Academy. Contributing author to Fire Engineering magazine and Instructor at FDIC.
-According the the U.S. census conducted in 2010, Albuquerque is the 32th largest city in the U.S. with a night time population of 800,000 residents; during the day the populations swells to over a million residents and visitors.

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At 11:40am on April 29, 2012, Dave LeBlanc said…

Brick,  The least I could do was call.  Like I said, your stuff made a lot of sense and had a big impact...both on me and the examiners.

Anytime you decide come back this way, let me know.  I am sure it has changed since your vacation era, but it is still a pretty good place to live and visit.

At 6:31am on April 25, 2012, Dave LeBlanc said…

Hey Brother,  Nice talking to you yesterday.  Keep up the good work, Keep spreading the message.  You get "it" my brother, in a day and age when not too many do.


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