Jumpseat Radio : 35 Roundtable talk at Dix Hills NY Fire

In this weeks episode of Jumpseat Radio host Ryan Pennington welcomes in a group of fire officer, firefighters, and chief officers from the New York and New Jersey area. Listen in as the group talks about:

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  • Cyanide and Co Exposure
  • Your Fire Service Draft Card
  • Hands on Training
  • Bridging the gap between book learning and street learning




It was an honor to record with this group of fire service leaders:


John Hayowyk Jr

John Hayowjk


John Hayowyk Jr. has over 20 years in the fire service. He is currently a Lieutenant for the City of Passaic FD in NJ (Ladder 1). John is also a NJ Certified Level 2 Fire Service Instructor and teaches at Passaic & Sussex County Public Safety Academies. He also heads up of the Training Division for the Roxbury Twp. Volunteer Fire Dept and is an active Fire Inspector & Arson Investigator and also maintains his EMT certification.


Robert Fling


Rob Fling

Robert has over 17 years in the fire service and is currently Assistant Chief with the Dix Hills Fire Department, Long Island, NY. Robert is passionate about the fundamentals of firefighting and the important role they play in building our future firefighters and leaders.


John Dixon


John is a career Lieutenant with the Teaneck Fire Dept (NJ) and has over 16 years in the fire service. John has a passion for the fire service and for training , mentoring and inspiring up and coming officers. He also serves as an Instructor with the Bergen County Fire Academy(NJ).

John Dixon