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Michael M. Dugan is a 38-year veteran of the fire service and a 26-year veteran of the New York City Fire Department (FDNY), currently serving as captain of Ladder Company 123 in Brooklyn. As a firefighter in Ladder Company 43, Dugan received the James Gordon Bennett medal in 1992 and the Harry M. Archer Medal in 1993, the FDNY’s highest award for bravery. He was an instructor at the inception of the FDNY’s Annual Education Day and has developed programs currently taught to all FDNY members during the annual event. Dugan is a member of the IAFC Safety, Health & Survival Section. He serves as a HOT instructor at Firehouse Expo and FDIC, and is a regular contributor to fire service magazines. He also lectures at various events around the country on topics dealing with truck company operations, building construction, scene size-up and today’s fire service.

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4 days ago

Captain Mike Dugan

Had a blastToday’s FE Humpday Hangout Live from FDIC featured PJ Norwood, Frank Ricci and Mike Dugan talking about FARS. Come by booth 13133 on the Capital Corrdor and see what they are talking about. You can watch the Hangout here: www.fireengineering.com/fe-talk/tencate-2017.html ... See MoreSee Less

Had a blast

Gods Speed Brother!Yesterday we lost one of the greats. Retired Firefighter and longtime UFA delegate Jimmy Lanza L-43 succumbed to WTC related cancer. Jimmy was always there to help out a brother in need and the first one to sign up for UFA Political Action and rallies. Jimmy will be missed by everyone. May he Rest in Peace.

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Gods Speed Brother!
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