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  • Where is everyone?

    Where are you from and what dept are you on?
    Last edited by Summitt84; 03-16-2008, 02:32 PM.

  • #2
    Bettendorf, IA on Rock Island Arsenal FD


    • #3
      Previously a volunteer firefighter/paramedic with Danville Fire and Rescue. I used to work full-time as a paramedic for Henry County Health Center in Mt. Pleasant and was also a part-time paramedic for Lee County EMS in Donnellson...down in the SE part of the state near Burlington.

      As of May '06, I moved to the Des Moines area and am employed as a full-time paramedic with Dallas County EMS in Adel where I am the president of Local 4127 IAFF.

      I am also a part-time paramedic for the city of West Des Moines EMS and in the Air & Mobile Emergency Transport Services Department at Mercy Medical Center- Des Moines.

      I do miss firefighting as a vollie...

      Another couple of years and the wife will be done with residency and we'll move again...hopefully somewhere I can vollie again!
      Jack of all trades, master of none.

      Live Green, Go Yellow!

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      • #4
        Leclaire Iowa and working at getting on LeClaire Fire Dept.


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