Patriot General Engineering, Inc.
Patriot General

FIRE DIVISION

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FIRE PROTECTION & MITIGATION

The Patriot General Fire Division is continually innovating to position itself as the leader in providing top-tier industrial fire mitigation and prevention services to the utility and civil construction industry. With a steadfast commitment to safety, cutting-edge technology, and possessing a team of highly skilled professionals, Patriot General helps ensure that its clients are protected from the ever-present risk of fire.

Our comprehensive approach encompasses risk assessment, planning, state-of-the-art fire suppression equipment, rigorous training programs, and steadfast monitoring to minimize any potential threats. What truly sets Patriot General apart is their unwavering dedication to innovation and continuous improvement, consistently staying on the forefront of technology and regulatory changes. When it comes to safeguarding critical utility infrastructure, Patriot General Fire Division sets the gold standard, ensuring peace of mind and operational continuity for its valued clients.

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SERVICES

PROTECTING OUR CLIENTS & COMMUNITY

PATRIOT GENERAL ENGINEERING, Inc. protects the community, our clients, and our employees by being committed to:

ADVANCED SAFETY TRAINING
ADVANCED SAFETY TRAINING

Our fire chief, captains and firefighters have experience in high level training and credential certification programs, many of which are active career firefighters and EMS responders.

STATE-OF-THE-ART EQUIPMENT
STATE-OF-THE-ART EQUIPMENT

Our tools and fire protection equipment meet or exceed current standards in the field. We are continually upgrading our fleet and have exceptional redundancy available for deployment at any time.

SHARED INFORMATION
SHARED INFORMATION

Maintaining clear lines of communication and exchanging critical information among our crews, partners, and the community keeps everyone informed, aware, prepared, and ultimately safe.

PREPARATION
PREPARATION

Patriot General is on the leading edge of fire prevention and firefighting training. Our crews are on the job well in advance of fire season identifying and mitigating potential risks before they become issues.

EQUIPMENT & RESOURCES

Patriot General maintains a large fleet of Small Fire Engine/Fire Trucks each equipped with: self-contained slip-on firefighting unit, water storage tanks, auxiliary engine-driven centrifugal that will pump 100 to 120 psi, fuel cell, hose reel, and control panel

Patriot General maintains a large fleet of Small Fire Engine/Fire Trucks each equipped with: self-contained slip-on firefighting unit, water storage tanks, auxiliary engine-driven centrifugal that will pump 100 to 120 psi, fuel cell, hose reel, and control panel.

  1. The lip-on is mounted to a utility platform or pickup bed
  2. A canvas/cover is incorporated to fit the unit entirely
  3. Water tank capacity of 150–300 gallons
  4. Available units are equipped with Scotty Foam System
  5. Our fire engine pumps are specifically designed to assist in fighting wildfires by transporting firefighters to the scene and providing them with access to water and other equipment that must conform to NFPA 1906. Standard for Wildland Fire Apparatus
  6. Our wildland engines are specially designed for the technique of pump-and-roll
  7. Compliment of Patriot General specification (DIESEL), single cab, four-door, crew cab or extended cab chassis. This chassis specification includes 4×4 capability.

All firefighter PPE meets National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) standards and requirements for:

  1. NFPA 1971 Standard for Protective Ensembles for Structural/Proximity Fire Fighting
  2. NFPA 1851 Standard of Selection, Care, and Maintenance of Protective Ensembles for Structural and Proximity Fire Fighting
  3. NFPA 1500 Standard for Fire Department Occupational Safety and Health

Patriot General Engineering, Inc. maintains all equipment in-house. This is to ensure precision and readiness for emergency situations. Our equipment is thoroughly inspected daily and highly maintained as per company regulations.

Wildlands PPE includes:

  1. Helmet: Bullard Full brim wildfire series hardhat with 19oz. Thermo plastic shell, adjustable head band from 6 ½ -8”, replaceable brow, 6in Nomex shroud, Nomex/Kevlar chinstrap with postman clasp, and goggles ESS with polycarbonate an anti-fog/scratch resistant lens
  2. Brush Jacket & Trousers: Constructed of Nomex flame resistant material and Kevlar stitching for light weight comfort, 3in 3M retro reflective tape for high visibility, and FD name plate with FF identifier
  3. Web Gear: True north Spyder Gear constructed with Condura, back harness technology to balance weight, new generation fire shelter case, and an assortment of water bottle pouches
  4. Fire Shelter (New Generation)Local, State, Federal mandated all FF must carry on wildland fires, constructed of foil and fiberglass cloth, tent shape when deployed covers entire body

Other PPE may include the following: radio, canteen, hearing protection, saw chaps, and compass. Together, these items protect the Firefighter from thermal and other job hazards while they work.

Patriot General Fire crews are required to complete the following training programs:

– NWCG Firefighter – Type 1 Certification

– ICS 100 Intro to Incident Command FCS

– L-180 Human Factors in the Wildland Fire Service

– S-130 Basic Firefighting Training

– S-131 Firefighter Type 1

– S-190 Introduction to Wildland Fire Behavior

– IS-700 NIMS

– RT-130 Annual Fireline Safety Refresher

– Monthly mandatory in-house training

FIRE COORDINATOR

MIKE VAN BIBBER

Van Bibber was chosen to lead the Patriot General Fire Division in 2020 after serving 38 years with the Julian-Cuyamaca Fire Protection District where he achieved the position of Fire Chief. Over his 40-plus year career firefighting, he has also worked in various operational and leadership positions with the Carlsbad Fire Department, California Department of Forestry (CALFIRE) and the Orange County Fire Authority.

PROFESSIONAL CERTIFICATIONS

  • Fire Officer/Crew Boss
  • Fire Instructor I
  • Confined Space, Swift Water, Heavy Rescue
  • Fire Fighter II
  • Rescue Systems I-II
  • S-212, 215, 290
  • NWCG Instructor
  • L-180, 280 & 380
  • Fire Science College Professor
  • Aircraft Rescue
  • ICS 100, 200, 300, 700, 800
  • Fire Investigator

FIRE CREW CAPTAINS

Rachel Heard

Rachel Heard

CAPTAIN

Brian Hodo

Brian Hodo

CAPTAIN/TRAINER

Matt Agozino

Matt Agozino

CAPTAIN

Ryan Martin

Ryan Martin

CAPTAIN

Kevin Carpenter

Kevin Carpenter

CAPTAIN

PATRIOT GENERAL FIRE DIVISION PROJECTS