Leader

Collapse

Announcement

Collapse

Firehouse.com Forum Rules & Guidelines

Forum Rules & Guidelines

Not Permitted or Tolerated:
• Advertising and/or links of commercial, for-profit websites, products, and/or services is not permitted. If you have a need to advertise on Firehouse.com please contact [email protected]
• Fighting/arguing
• Cyber-bullying
• Swearing
• Name-calling and/or personal attacks
• Spamming
• Typing in all CAPS
• “l33t speak” - Substituting characters for letters in an effort to represent a word or phrase. (example: M*****ive)
• Distribution of another person’s personal information, regardless of whether or not said information is public knowledge and whether or not an individual has permission to post said personal information
• Piracy advocation of any kind
• Racist, sexual, hate type defamatory, religious, political, or sexual commentary.
• Multiple forum accounts

Forum Posting Guidelines:

Posts must be on-topic, non-disruptive and relevant to the firefighting community. Post only in a mature and responsible way that contributes to the discussion at hand. Posting relevant information, helpful suggestions and/or constructive criticism is a great way to contribute to the community.

Post in the correct forum and have clear titles for your threads.

Please post in English or provide a translation.

There are moderators and admins who handle these forums with care, do not resort to self-help, instead please utilize the reporting option. Be mature and responsible for yourself and your posts. If you are offended by another member utilize the reporting option. All reported posts will be addressed and dealt with as deemed appropriate by Firehouse.com staff.

Firehouse.com Moderation Process:
Effective immediately, the following moderation process will take effect. User(s) whose posts are determined by Firehouse.com staff to be in violation of any of the rules above will EARN the following reprimand(s) in the moderation process:
1. An initial warning will be issued.
2. A Final Warning will be issued if a user is found to be in violation a second time.
3. A 3-day suspension will be issued if the user continues to break the forum rules.
4. A 45-day suspension will be issued if the user is found to be a habitual rule breaker.
5. Habitual rule breakers that have exhausted all of the above will receive a permanent life-time ban that will be strictly enforced. Reinstatement will not be allowed – there is no appeal process.

Subsequent accounts created in an effort to side-step the rules and moderation process are subject to automatic removal without notice. Firehouse.com reserves the right to expedite the reprimand process for any users as it is deemed necessary. Any user in the moderation process may be required to review and agree to by email the terms and conditions listed above before their account is re-instated (except for those that are banned).

Firehouse.com reserves the right to edit and/or remove any post or member, at any time, for any reason without notice. Firehouse.com also reserves the right to warn, suspend, and/or ban, any member, at any time, for any reason.

Firehouse.com values the active participation we have in our forums. Please ensure your posts are tasteful and tactful. Thank you very much for your cooperation.
See more
See less

Question for NorCal

Collapse
X
 
  • Filter
  • Time
  • Show
Clear All
new posts

  • Question for NorCal

    NorCal brethren,
    I have applied to all 12 Ranger units for this coming season. I am in Nebraska right now, however, I have all of my California certs, I finished Yuba College Fire Academy in Fall 2001. I made the tripi last year and interviewed for Butte Ranger Unit and made it into the "1's" yet I did not get picked up. I am sure it is because all of the connections that I had were in the NYP Ranger unit system. The question is, how does this upcoming season look? I am planning on just moving back out there and hitching up with whatever I can, hopefully with Bi-County ambulance until I get picked up by a Ranger Unit. I have been monitoring the drought maps and fire maps, and NorCal doesn't look too dry, yet when I speak with my firefighter in my old POC Station (95 in Marysville) and they have been saying that the drought conditions are more severe than the maps say. So, I am just curious how it looks from everyone else's point of view.
    Thanks,
    Rob

  • #2
    Dragon Slayer,


    Most northern units, from what I was told by numerous captains and chiefs, will be hiring people this up coming season for the first time in years. NEU ( Nevada Yuba Placer) has not sent letters out, but I was up at Station 10 ( HQ) talking with our training chief and he stated that they do not know how many people that unit will be hiring.I volunteer for them now and still will be tough for me to get hired with them. Have you received any letters yet from other units in NOR-CAL? The only 4 that I have heard who have sent letters are: Tehama-Glenn, Shasta-Trinity, Siskiyou, and Amador- El Dorado.

    And as for the drought, our unit had a vegetation fire last week up in the Smartsville/ Loma Rica area. That's pretty early for those. So it might be a busy one but no one is for certain quite yet. If you have any questions, don't hesitate to message me.

    Comment

    300x600 Ad Unit (In-View)

    Collapse

    Upper 300x250

    Collapse

    Taboola

    Collapse

    Leader

    Collapse
    Working...
    X