Blowin’ Smoke

Blowin’ Smoke with Chief Peter Lamb

Chief Peter Lamb is a 35 year veteran of the fire service and has led three suburban fire departments (Harris Fire District, Coventry RI, Tiverton Fire Department, Tiverton, RI, and recently left the North Attleboro Fire department in Massachusetts.) In addition, he has served ...

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Blowin’ Smoke with Chief Dave Cline

Dave Cline is Deputy Chief of the Smithville Area Fire Protection District in Smithville, Missouri. Smithville is a suburb on the north side of Kansas City, Missouri. As a fire protection district, SAFPD covers 112 square miles including the City ...

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Blowin’ Smoke with Chief Dennis L. Rubin

This Blowin' Smoke article features Chief D.L. Rubin, Fire Chief for the City of De Pere, Wisconsin. Rubin was appointed by the City’s Police & Fire Commission in December of 2014. De Pere has a population of 25,000 residents. The city is located in the Northeast section of the state. The department serves the citizens and visitors from two fire-rescue station locations.

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Blowin’ Smoke with Captain Willie Wines

Blowin’ Smoke is a recurring post on The “Model City” Firefighter that features an interview with different members of emergency services across the country. The intentions of the article is to share a small snapshot into the views and career ...

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Blowin’ Smoke with Chief Rich Gasaway

You can’t train enough for a job that can kill you! Oftentimes I have program attendees with 40, 45, even 50 years of service coming to my classes to learn. This inspires me and I always call them out and thank them for giving the class one of the greatest take-away lessons of the day. No matter how many years of service you have, there is still much to be learned.

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Blowin’ Smoke with Chief Anthony Avillo

This Blowin’ Smoke article features Deputy Chief Anthony Avillo of the North Hudson (NJ) Regional Fire and Rescue. His department covers five cities in North Jersey directly across from Manhattan NYC. Three of the five cities in NHRFR are in ...

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Blowin’ Smoke with Lt. Rom Duckworth

Blowin’ Smoke is a recurring post on The “Model City” Firefighter that features an interview with different members of emergency services across the country. The intentions of the article is to share a small snapshot into the views and career ...

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