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John B Renner IV
  • 34, Male
  • Charlotte, NC
  • United States
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Paul J Conway and John B Renner IV are now friends
Sep 3, 2015
John B Renner IV joined Brian Lee's group

Getting Promoted

A place to share your "tricks of the trade" for promotional testing, assesment centers and interviewing..See More
Sep 15, 2014
John B Renner IV joined Art Bloomer's group

Technical Rescue

Does your department have technical rescue capabilities? What kind of problems are you facing in regards to staffing, training and equipment? If you have any gadgets or special techniques, this is the place to share them.
Apr 5, 2013
John B Renner IV joined Mike Donahue's group

Progressive Rescue

A Group Where Training Topics, Industry News, and Great Ideas Can Be Discussed
Apr 5, 2013
John B Renner IV joined J. Scott Loftis's group

Rescuing the Rescuers

A group to share information and tips regarding Rapid Intervention
Apr 5, 2013
John B Renner IV joined Frank Ricci's group

Tactical Building Blocks & Air Management

This group will focus on aggressive interior firefighting. We will address tactics that increase your chance of not getting jammed up and cover what actions to undertake if you do.We will cover some big issues as well as small tactical tips.See More
Apr 5, 2013
John B Renner IV joined Julie Simmons's group

Fire Engineering's Handbook for Firefighter I and II

A new way to train the next generation of firefighters!
Apr 5, 2013
John B Renner IV joined Julie Simmons's group

Elevator & Escalator Rescue

Contains important information for technical rescue members, training officers and fire company members alike. Learn the risks involved in elevator and escalator rescues and how to face them successfully.
Apr 5, 2013
John B Renner IV joined John O'Connell's group

Structural Collapse Rescue

discuss issues, incidents, causes and prevention of Structural collapse in rescue operations
Apr 5, 2013
John B Renner IV joined Glenn Corbett's group

The Professor: Building Construction

In this group, we'll discuss all things building construction. What are the lessons of recent fires? What have past fires taught us?. What are the developing trends in construction that will impact our ability to fight future fires?See More
Apr 5, 2013
John B Renner IV joined Skip Coleman's group

Street Smart Fire Officer

Becoming an officer is a daunting task. Becoming a good officer on the fireground is even harder. This group will concentrate on Fireground operations and the decisions that fire officers of all ranks make. I will post scenarios and ask question.See More
Apr 5, 2013
John B Renner IV joined Anthony Avillo's group

Quotes, Quotes, and More Quotes

A timely quote can say what a thousand words can't Some are famous, some infamous. Some are just great statements about this crazy busines we're in. Do you have some great quotes to add? Where did they come from? Share your quotesSee More
Apr 5, 2013
John B Renner IV joined Anthony Avillo's group

Fireground Strategies -- Test Prep -- Multiple Choice Scenarios

For those members preparing for a promotional exam or who just want to challenge their decision-making skills. Scenarios will be posted. Answers will be provided a few days later. Discussion or arguements can follow.See More
Apr 5, 2013
John B Renner IV joined Scott Thompson's group


A resource for Company Officers to assist with the delivery of company level training.See More
Apr 5, 2013
John B Renner IV joined Sandy Lasa's group

Heavy Rescue

All things pertaining to heavy Rescue operations
Apr 5, 2013
John B Renner IV joined Stephen Mickiewicz's group

Personnel Escape Systems

Open to discuss the pro's and con's of systems, and the question of should every firefighter have one, and all training aspects.
Apr 5, 2013

Profile Information

Lives in:
Concord, NC
Charlotte Fire Department
Years of public service:
Agency structure:
Paid fire department
Professional Qualifications:
Firefighter I and II
Hazmat Tech
Pump/Ladder Operator
TR Structural Collapse
TR Water
TR Surface Water
TR Agriculture
TR Confined Space
TR Trench
TR Rope
Public Safety Diver
Dry Suit
Rescue 3: SRT, Rope Rescue Tech, ASRT
NIMS 100, 200, 300, 400, 700, 800
Topics you provide training for:
Areas of expertise:
2nd Generation Firefighter. My dad retired with 32 years on with the Durham Fire Department as an engineer. I spent almost four years on with Durham, mostly on Engine Co. 16 which was one of two Technical Rescue stations. I was a member of NCTF 8 USAR team. I got hired on in Charlotte in 2009. I am currently assigned to Rescue Co. 3, NCTF 3, and I'm currently working on my Associates in Fire Science.

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At 2:19pm on August 4, 2009, Anthony Avillo said…
hi john
welcome aboard
was down in duck last month
that is not near durham is it?
the outer banks are a great place
be safe out there

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