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Dr. Harry R. Carter

Dr. Harry R. Carter

Live From FDIC 2018 Day Five

Watch this live from FDIC 2018 episode of Fire Engineering Radio: The Future Firefighter Podcast with host Chris Baker and guest Dr. Harry R. Carter as they discuss the value of education in the fire service.

Dr. Harry R. Carter, FIFireE, CFO, was a veteran chief fire officer, an internationally-known municipal fire protection consultant, author, writer, and lecturer. He served as a fire commissioner and was a Chairman of the Board of Fire Commissioners for Fire District #2 in Howell Township, New Jersey. Dr. Carter has also served on the adjunct faculty of a number of community colleges in New Jersey, as well as the National Fire Academy in Emmitsburg, Maryland. He formerly served on the faculty of the School of Public Safety Leadership at Capella University in Minneapolis, Minnesota.

Dr. Harry R. Carter started riding an ambulance as a junior in high school in 1964. In 1966, during the Vietnam war, he enlisted into the Air Force as an Air Force Fire Protection Specialist. He served in Alaska, the Philippians and Vietnam. When he was discharged from the military, he returned to New Jersey and riding the ambulance. He relocated to Adelphia and became a volunteer with the Adelphia Fire Company in 1971.

Dr. Carter entered into the fire science program while at the Jersey City State College, now the New Jersey City University and finished his Bachelor of Science degree in Fire Safety Administration in 1976. One of his dear friends and fellow colleagues while at Jersey City State College was Dr. Denis Onieal former Deputy U.S. Fire Administrator. Both Dr. Carter and Dr. Onieal had two of the first four Bachelor of Science Degrees in Fire Safety Administration in the State of New Jersey.

After a very successful career, he retired in 1999 as a Suppression Division Battalion Commander with the Newark Fire Department in New Jersey. During his tenure in Newark, he served as Chief of Training, Commander of the Hazardous Materials Response Team, and Administrative Assistant to the Fire Chief. He also was a past Fire Chief and former Training Officer of the Adelphia Fire Company, located in the Adelphia section of Howell Township, New Jersey.

All this week at FDIC International 2018, Monday through Friday, we will be featuring live radio and hangouts from the show, sponsored by 3M Scott Fire & Safety.

1:00 PM — 1:45 PM Danny Sheridan

1:45 PM — 2:30 PM Chris Baker

2:30 PM — 3:15 PM David Dalrymple

3:15 PM — 4:00 PM Mikey G & Mikey D

4:00 PM — 5:00 PM Remote from the 3M Scott Fire & Safety booth!

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