Ryan Pennington

RYAN PENNINGTON, a Firehouse.com Contributing Editor, is a firefighter/paramedic for the Charleston, WV, Fire Department. He is a member of the West Virginia Task Force 1 USAR team and has over 19 years of combined fire, rescue and EMS experience. Ryan is currently a West Virginia State Instructor 2, Hazmat Technician, and Certified Fire Officer 2. He is the author of the "Views From the Jumpseat" blog on Firehouse.com. You can also find him on his websites: viewsfromthejumpseat.com and chamberofhoarders.com. You can reach Ryan by e-mail at: jumpseatviews@icloud.com.

Pennington: Do We Really Need All This Water?

Pennington: Do We Really Need All This Water?

Do You Posses the Qualities of a Successful Follower?

Do You Posses the Qualities of a Successful Follower?

Pennington: Facing the Fear of Failure

Pennington: Facing the Fear of Failure

Pennington: Can You Handle Nozzle Time?

Pennington: Can You Handle Nozzle Time?

Pennington: Stacks of Firefighting Tragedies

Pennington: Stacks of Firefighting Tragedies

Pennington: Jumpseat Preparations for Ebola

Pennington: Jumpseat Preparations for Ebola

Pennington: Do Rural Firefighters Need Better Training?

Pennington: Do Rural Firefighters Need Better Training?

Pennington: There's More Than the Fire Service

Pennington: There's More Than the Fire Service

Pennington: Training to the Tip of Perfection

Pennington: Training to the Tip of Perfection

Pennington: If it Will Be, It is Up to Me

Pennington: If it Will Be, It is Up to Me

Pennington: What Have You Done?

Pennington: What Have You Done?

Pennington: What Makes a Firehouse a Home

Pennington: What Makes a Firehouse a Home

Pennington: What Does All of This New Fire Research Mean?

Pennington: What Does All of This New Fire Research Mean?

Pennington: What Can Emergency! Teach Us Today?

Pennington: What Can Emergency! Teach Us Today?

Pennington: Water Crisis Brings Out West Virginia Pride

Pennington: Water Crisis Brings Out West Virginia Pride

Pennington: Don't Hook Over Your Head

Pennington: Don't Hook Over Your Head

Pennington: Can Good Firefighters Cover for Bad Officers?

Pennington: Can Good Firefighters Cover for Bad Officers?

Pennington: Let Your Passion Show

Pennington: Let Your Passion Show

Pennington: Culture Change? Whatever

Pennington: Culture Change? Whatever

The Tale of Two Fire Engines

The Tale of Two Fire Engines

Pennington: The Basics are Where we Fail

Pennington: The Basics are Where we Fail

Pennington: Goodbye Vertical Ventilation?

Pennington: Goodbye Vertical Ventilation?

Pennington: Earn Your Spot Everyday

Pennington: Earn Your Spot Everyday

Pennington: For Those Who Rushed In

Pennington: For Those Who Rushed In

Pennington: Are We All Heroes?

Pennington: Are We All Heroes?

 

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