Today’s interview is with Thomaston Police Chief Tim Hoppe. He is on to explain what is happening with the TPD and the big decision that is going to be made on June 11th, 2019. We encourage you (if your a Thomaston resident) to vote on June 11th. We really want to keep Thomaston Police!!
Fire News article:
In this episode Jared does a size comparison between the Rockland Fire Department in Maine and the Houston Fire Department in Texas to show how big fire departments can get. He also has the Fire Safety and Fire News segments.
Links to things talked about:
Island house burn
Listen in as I interview Captain Chris Copp from the South Portland Fire Department. He was involved in a near-miss incident with their new Pierce brand ladder 45 when they hit a high voltage power line. Captain Copp tells the story as well as the lessons learned.
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Sorry, but no interview this week (but Jared is trying very hard to get one for the next show (#32)! It will either be with a Sheriff Deputy or some members of the South Portland Fire Department about a near-miss incident they had will their ladder truck.
In this show Jared reads 3 Fire News articles (links below for more info and pictures) and also shares some exciting news!
Parking Garage Crash
In this episode Jared talks about the Berwick and Oxford, Maine Firefighter LODD. It is very sad what happened. He also talks about NYC’s Siren Proposal and for the Fire News Segment about a local Rockland, Maine house fire.
Here are the links to what is talked about in the show (I got some of the stuff that I read about the LODD from the Radio Traffic website below):
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This week Jared interviews Deputy Chief Steve Sloan from the Westbrook, Maine Fire Department. He recounts what happened on the night of December 30th, 2018 where firefighters entered a building and an explosion occurred and knocked both of them over.
Links to what is in this episode:
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Check out my video of the Portland, ME Fire Department! They gave me a great tour! Link to their website.
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Dallas Ambulance Crash
This is Part 2 of a 2-part interview with Dr. Rich Gasaway. He is the host of the SAMatters show and teaches firefighters from all over the world about the importance of Situational Awareness and as his tag line goes “how to see the bad things coming, in time to avoid bad outcome.” This is IMPORTANT STUFF!
Listen to Part 2 here!
If you haven’t listened to Part 1 yet, I would suggest going back and listening to Part 1 so you know what we were talking about.
In this episode I interview Dr. Rich Gasaway from the SAMatters Radio Show. This interview is Part 1 of a 2 Part interview. Dr. Gasaway teaches firefighters from all over the world about the importance of Situational Awareness and as his tag line goes “how to see the bad things coming, in time to avoid bad outcome.” This is IMPORTANT STUFF!
For more information all about what he does, listen to Part 1 of the interview with Dr. Gasaway, and click on the links below:
Situational Awareness Matters: