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Lives in:
Fort Worth, TX
Dallas Fire Department
Years of public service:
Agency structure:
Paid fire department
Top issues in your department:
EMS morale
EMS call volume out of control
Training paradigm change
Professional Qualifications:
AAS in Fire Protection

Texas Commission Certifications:
Driver/Operator- Pumper
Master Firefighter
Hazmat Tech
Instructor I
Fire Officer I
Topics you provide training for:
none yet (stay tuned!)
Areas of expertise:
Tactics, but really just an area of much personal study which I hope will one day make it an "area of expertise".
39 yo male/ married with no children
Grew up in Fort Worth area
Worked for the Grapevine Department for 5 years prior to working for DFD where I've been for 11 years.
Web site:
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At 7:49am on November 6, 2008, Ronnie Tocci said…
I'd love to have a friend. I don't have many of those. Hell... I am not even a real Lieutenant because of my assignment. I'm kinda like the guy the 7-11 store manager calls when the Slurpee machine breaks.

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