Firefighter Basics Crew

Marques Bush is a student of the Fire Service for twelve years. Being a Volunteer firefighter for twelve years and a paid firefighter for ten. Marques is a Captain with the St.Andrews Fire Department in the West Ashley section of Charleston, S.C. . Marques is also a Captain with the Caromi Fire Department located in Ladson, S.C. where he serves as the Captain of training. Marques is also a South Carolina Fire Academy Instructor where he teaches the basic firefighter curriculum, PPV, and Firefighter Survival Courses. Marques has also been trained in Fireground Survival by the Fire Department Training Network. Marques professional certifications include FF II, FO II. Marques is an advocate for firefighter safety and getting back to the basics.

Aaron Peters Contributing Editor

Aaron is a second generation firefighter and has been a firefighter ten years. Aaron started his fire service career in the Canton Township Fire Department, Ohio as a Volunteer firefighter. Aaron has since moved to South Carolina and still Continues to Volunteer with Caromi Fire Department as an Engineer †and is a paid firefighter with the City of Goose Creek Fire Department. Aaron is a student of the fire service and also advocates for firefighter safety and a proponent of good engine work and training. Aaron is also in the process of† becoming South Carolina Fire Academy Instructor.

 

 

D11 fire Shawn Donovan- A 12 year student of the fire service, presently serving as a Lt. on Engine 53 Boston Fire.

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Marques Bush

Firefighter Basics launched in February 2009 after Founder/Editor Marques Bush was looking for a way to express himself and share his experiences with brother and sister firefighters. Shortly after founding the site Marques spoke with several trusted friends and ask them to come on board and contribute also. Firefighter Basics is a dedicated group of firefighters who strive everyday to practice what they preach about Training, Safety, and Tradition.  We can be reached at firefighterbasics@gmail.com

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Comments
Wink
Firefighter Basics: The Opening Act
Hydrate drink water. Cramps, heat stroke, and heat exustion are very common in the fire service remember drink water till you pee clear
2015-04-17 21:12:57
Raymond
Firefighter Basics: The Opening Act
Petrus, My name is Ray, I have worpked in the fire service for 22 years - as a firefighter and a company officer - I have worked and supervised engine and ladder companies. Feel free to email me as well at : raymonodj53@ymail.com I am also a fire service instructor at our local college. I…
2015-04-17 18:48:58
firestudent1
Firefighter Basics: The Opening Act
Petrus, Thank you for your comment. Please feel free to email us at firefighterbasics@gmail.com or comment any of your questions here, so that your Brothers and Sister can share their experiences as well. Thank you very much for your readership and we look forward to a learning partnership with you.
2015-04-16 13:12:26
Kevin Keighron
Firefighter Basics: The Opening Act
Petrus, my name is Kevin. I am a 12 year veteran of the fire service. I would love to help you. You can email me at k.p.keighron@gmail.com and we can figure out where to start.
2015-04-16 12:57:32
Petrus Ashipala
Firefighter Basics: The Opening Act
I am an Emergency Officer in Namibia and I enjoy reading these posts and I still need more information from you guys on how maintain and control the Fire Station.
2015-04-16 08:17:24

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