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Scott Richardson
  • 52, Male
  • Denver, CO
  • United States
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Looking for a specific Video...Help please!
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Started this discussion. Last reply by Dave LeBlanc Jun 10, 2008.

Building a Team
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Started this discussion. Last reply by Scott Richardson Dec 26, 2014.

Technical Rescue Responses
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Started this discussion. Last reply by Scarlet Smith Aug 8, 2012.


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Lives in:
South Metro Fire Rescue Authority
Years of public service:
Agency structure:
Paid fire department
Top issues in your department:
Living in a whole new world...New stations, personnel, apparatus. What a great issue to have though; we are blessed!
Professional Qualifications:
MA (Organizational Management; BA (Organizational Management). AAS (Public Service-Fire Science and Para-medicine); NFA Training Program Management, NFA Fire Service Course Design
Topics you provide training for:
Technical Rescue, Leadership, Fire, and Rapid Intervention
Areas of expertise:
There are no experts. Nothing in emergency Services is an individual event; every event in emergency services is a learning opportunity.

Organizational Development and Emergency Services Leadership are my passion.
Scott Richardson is a third generation firefighter and a member of the fire service since 1983. His current assignment is a Captain, Engine Company 43, South Metro Fire Rescue Authority. Scott is the former Coordinator of the South Metro Fire Rescue Technical Rescue Team. He is graduate of the National Fire Academy Training Program Management course, a Colorado state certified fire instructor and fire officer, and a primary faculty member for the Community College of Aurora Public Safety Program and the Metro Regional Technical Rescue Team. He is the founder of On the Job Emergency Services Training, LLC. Scott instructs regionally and nationally, specifically on rapid intervention, technical rescue, and emergency services leadership.
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At 6:39pm on January 15, 2014, Jess Solze said…
Hi Scott
I am the training officer for the Hugo VFD in Hugo Colorado. I was looking at your web site for trainings and was wondering if you guys would consider coming out to our area and teaching and what some of the pricing was. You can contact me here or on my email
At 11:17pm on January 12, 2010, Ben Fleagle said…
Good to hear!!!!
At 3:12pm on January 8, 2010, Ben Fleagle said…
Hey Scott:
I hope you and your family are doing okay. I haven't heard to the contrary. I keep you in my prayers.
At 2:41pm on September 14, 2009, Scott Richardson said…
Thanks Brother! This site has been a big help for me. Sometimes I think I am beating my head against a wall, only to see everyone else shares the same frustration. Thank you for the encouraging words. Be safe Brotha!

At 1:32pm on September 14, 2009, Ben Fleagle said…
Hey Boss,

Just wanted to say, I really enjoy the "Building a Team" group and everything you've broght to the table there! Thanks.
At 12:48pm on October 13, 2008, Scott Richardson said…
Sorry for the delay, The door prop has been moved while we consolidate fire departments. the training division is preparing a presentation on it. I will post that (as long as they are okay with it) once it is done.

thanks...BE SAFE!!!
At 7:12pm on September 26, 2008, Erik Eitel said…
Any chance you could post some pictures of the door prop that you mentioned? Thanks!
At 2:10pm on August 25, 2008, Todd McKee said…
Thanks Bro! Yeah how times have changed, keep in touch! Todd McKee
At 11:13am on August 25, 2008, Jessica Lynn said…
Hey thanks for the comment...definately apprecaited!
At 1:39pm on July 1, 2008, Christopher Naum, SFPE said…
I've got the VHS video in my library. I'll covert the segment over to MPEG. The incident occured in Washington State. Its on an old NFA Firefighter Safety video. Will get back to you when its converted.

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