In this week’s Jumpseat Radio host, Ryan Pennington sits down with Nick Dinges from Dinges fire company to talk trucks, tools, and Traditions. Ryan and Nick share the story of Vanguard Safety Wear.
Following Nick and Ryan is RJ from Capital Fire. Robert James (RJ) is a 10 year veteran of the fire service. He started as a volunteer firefighter with the Cromwell Volunteer Fire Department in Cromwell, Connecticut. Robert relocated to Maryland and joined the Rockville Volunteer Fire Department, the second busiest fire station in Montgomery County. He has received numerous citations and awards from the Rockville Volunteer Fire Department and the State of Maryland. He is currently employed as a firefighter by the Frederick County Fire Rescue Division, where he is assigned to Rescue Squad 3.
Ryan and RJ talk about:
- RJ’s Background
- Forcible Entry
- Fire Department Mentors
- Sharing what you have Learned
- Force Plates
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