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    I took the Madison test as well. Hope I did okay. I just had an interview the other day for a POC position at South Milwaukee. Went well.


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    hey clark, thats cool that you had an interview with south milwaukee i was going to apply with them. I had an interview about 2 weeks ago with Thiensville POC thought it went well, so we shall see. i wont know anything until March to see if the village board approves. By the way Clark where do you live?

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    I'm from Oak Creek. I just got a call today to schedule my physical, which is Friday. So everything is going great so far. If you want to work POC for SM, then you would have to move closer. They just recently moved the limits out to Oak Creek and Cudahy because they couldn't get enough South Milwaukee residents. I'd say give them a call if you're willing to relocate. They Chief is a great guy. Where's Theinsville? Good luck with that though.

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    Thumbs up plisken

    Hey DFurtman, Superior should be opening soon, Our list expires in june so the City should be accepting apps soon. Duluth has hired 14 in the last 2 months so their list has to be getting short. I've been with superior for 5 years now, it is a good department, Not alot of retirements cumming up though. In duluth it has become a mass exitess due to the healthcare issue. ? on weather they will hold on to the number in the staffing, might lose 3 engine ( not 3 engines) just headquarters #3 engine, if you have any questions drop me a post I check in every shift to see what people are talking about. catch you later

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    Quote Originally Posted by plisken View Post
    Hey DFurtman, Superior should be opening soon, Our list expires in june so the City should be accepting apps soon. Duluth has hired 14 in the last 2 months so their list has to be getting short. I've been with superior for 5 years now, it is a good department, Not alot of retirements cumming up though. In duluth it has become a mass exitess due to the healthcare issue. ? on weather they will hold on to the number in the staffing, might lose 3 engine ( not 3 engines) just headquarters #3 engine, if you have any questions drop me a post I check in every shift to see what people are talking about. catch you later
    thanks..

    lol.. i just read your other post and realized who you are.. I have pictures for you and Les... this is "Probie" from the Flashover training this last weekend.

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    Smile plisken

    Ya probie saw the giant pic of you in another thread, yet I knew who you were before that. Hey thanks for the pics from trng. Les sent them to me. You did good. When I get a line on the test I will pass it on, Also I have some friends in the big D so I will get the scoop. As I said the staffing over the bridge will suprize me if they keep it. Bugets are dropping fast Cloquet is excepting yet paramedic is a ness. Thanks again

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    Quote Originally Posted by plisken View Post
    Ya probie saw the giant pic of you in another thread, yet I knew who you were before that. Hey thanks for the pics from trng. Les sent them to me. You did good. When I get a line on the test I will pass it on, Also I have some friends in the big D so I will get the scoop. As I said the staffing over the bridge will suprize me if they keep it. Bugets are dropping fast Cloquet is excepting yet paramedic is a ness. Thanks again
    Yeah.. i saw the ad for Cloquet and called them about it.. sadly nowhere near Paramedic right now.. lol... Glad ya enjoyed the pics... if ya would like anything larger, feel free to ask... and thanks for keeping me in the loop regarding the tests..

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    Quote Originally Posted by plisken View Post
    Hey DFurtman, Superior should be opening soon, Our list expires in june so the City should be accepting apps soon. Duluth has hired 14 in the last 2 months so their list has to be getting short. I've been with superior for 5 years now, it is a good department, Not alot of retirements cumming up though. In duluth it has become a mass exitess due to the healthcare issue. ? on weather they will hold on to the number in the staffing, might lose 3 engine ( not 3 engines) just headquarters #3 engine, if you have any questions drop me a post I check in every shift to see what people are talking about. catch you later
    3 engine is safe (I'm assigned to that truck right now), as far as I know the talks of cutting rigs on Duluth fire is done. They have hired 12 so far this year and they will be putting 6 more through in the next few months.

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    Hey Gents Superior FD (city) Here. The city will be taking apps this summer to test this fall. Nice to see a few of us checking in. Be safe out there. Duluth is heiring 6 more off their list soon (we lost 2 guys to them reciently) so their list is about dead, watch the papers and i'll post when I hear anything

    Sorry Golzy12 didn't read your post before I piped in. Thats 18 off your current list -. when is the mayham going to stop..?
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    Hey Golzy 12 Good to hear from a Duluth FF. Good to hear 3 engine is safe.
    damm glad to hear thought it would get the AX, Hate to loose anything from downtown. When they going to add someone to the point? I would go Bat Sh*t down there. You guys going to hold your staffing levels at current? At least through this fiscal year. Where does Superior send donations to the Stauber for Mayor fund ( Just Kidding ) how about 101,s fund against him. Hey be safe over their and don't be affraid to give us a jingle if you need our help. Be safe and keep your head on a swivel.

    P.s Now we are EVEN!!!!!!!!!!
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    Quote Originally Posted by plisken View Post
    Hey Golzy 12 Good to hear from a Duluth FF. Good to hear 3 engine is safe.
    damm glad to hear thought it would get the AX, Hate to loose anything from downtown. When they going to add someone to the point? I would go Bat Sh*t down there. You guys going to hold your staffing levels at current? At least through this fiscal year. Where does Superior send donations to the Stauber for Mayor fund ( Just Kidding ) how about 101,s fund against him. Hey be safe over their and don't be affraid to give us a jingle if you need our help. Be safe and keep your head on a swivel.

    P.s Now we are EVEN!!!!!!!!!!
    Funny... It sounds like after they hire these next 6 their not going to be hiring much more for a while. And as fas as I know the staffing levels are going to stay the same. I don't think they will be hiring another guy for park point, it would be tough to justify hiring another firefighter for a station that only gets 100 calls a year, plus any call that sounds like they might need some extra hands 1 engine is dispatched to as well. The park point station is pretty much only there for if the lift bridge is up and other rigs cant get out there. I've heard some interesting stories about the park point station, I've heard its haunted, and that it's infested with spiders, one thing is for sure, it's creepy down there.

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    Yes it is a old station. looks like it is about to fall over> My inlaws live on 33rd so I go past it all the time. Rumor has it they might build a new one down their. Im not saying hire another guy down their but at least give him some company. Get them a dog. Yet with the taxes those POOR people pay you think they would get more for their money. I pitched to herbie getting them a polarus 4x4 to respond down the beach with but I don't think it helped any. Well be safe and remember us over here. See ya this summer for Boat Trng,( our new fire boat ) I guess we are going to get you all involved.. Later
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    hey Dfurtman just found out your Dad is Ralph ie butch. spent a lot of time in my younger days standing in the lester with him.. Tell him Bob says hi.
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    Quote Originally Posted by plisken View Post
    Yes it is a old station. looks like it is about to fall over> My inlaws live on 33rd so I go past it all the time. Rumor has it they might build a new one down their. Im not saying hire another guy down their but at least give him some company. Get them a dog. Yet with the taxes those POOR people pay you think they would get more for their money. I pitched to herbie getting them a polarus 4x4 to respond down the beach with but I don't think it helped any. Well be safe and remember us over here. See ya this summer for Boat Trng,( our new fire boat ) I guess we are going to get you all involved.. Later
    Yea, rumor has it that their remodeling the station soon, but i guess that has been a rumor for a while now (I can't really say, I'm still really new to the game). 5 engine down on park point is due to be replaced here soon, I was told that their going to be going with something along the lines of a mini or midi pumper on a F-550, nothing has been confirmed yet. i guess one of the perks of being at that station is that your able to do some chick watching when they are on their way to the beach, thats gotta make the guys feel a little less lonely.

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    Yea chicks in cars, Give hm a 4x4 so he can run the beach, then it would be worth it. Otherwise he is stuck watching on the road. Plus the 4x4 would get him on the beach with all his chit to effect rescue when the waves are big. Now he has to hoof it over the dunes with that chit Ya know they arn't getting any younger. Use it to tranport the patient to the gut bucket instead of hauling the PT up the sand by foot. AND It would be dam fun driving in the beach. It would **** the city off, but still dam fun.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Golzy12 View Post
    Yea, rumor has it that their remodeling the station soon, but i guess that has been a rumor for a while now (I can't really say, I'm still really new to the game). 5 engine down on park point is due to be replaced here soon, I was told that their going to be going with something along the lines of a mini or midi pumper on a F-550, nothing has been confirmed yet. i guess one of the perks of being at that station is that your able to do some chick watching when they are on their way to the beach, thats gotta make the guys feel a little less lonely.
    OK, been awhile since I was up in yours and Plisken's neck of the woods. Stupid ??? but is 5 engine a one person unit? I heard Duluth had a one person pump, could be wrong on that.

    Anyway, I was thinking about heading up that way again this summer. Last time I was there it was getting cold and things were shutting down, I think it was August. (just kidding) Actually had a friend of mine from the Navy from Superior and I was testing for SFD last time I was up there.

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    Hey jccrabby

    Yes 5 Engine is a one man operation, I beleave it is the only one in the country. it protects Park Point. Hows GB doing? To bad for the packers (farv-ras) comming back. Next time your up in the great white north stop in. I did 10 years in the navy as a (AW) rescue swimmer/ Sensor operator. Sh-60B Helos. East coast. I don't miss the B.S.
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    Quote Originally Posted by plisken View Post
    hey Dfurtman just found out your Dad is Ralph ie butch. spent a lot of time in my younger days standing in the lester with him.. Tell him Bob says hi.

    I'm assuming same last name as your own?

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    oh Plisken.. Expect to see me around application time... if anything i could use the practice...

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    yes He graduated with my dad, (Bob) I knew sissy, went to school with her.

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