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Cedar Hammock Delivers CRR

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Adam Chrisman, a Fire Inspector and community ambassador, recently conducted a highly effective fire extinguisher training session for a local business within the Cedar Hammock Fire Control District. In this session, he personally instructed 14 young employees from a local skating rink as part of the District's Community Risk Reduction (CRR) program, equipping them with essential fire safety skills for life. This initiative exemplifies Cedar Hammock's commitment to developing a comprehensive CRR program aimed at safeguarding the community's fire safety. Inspector Chrisman was assisted by Cedar Hammock members FF's Peter Setefano and Wesley Blalock.

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KYLE BRADSHAWCorrespondent

Kyle Bradshaw is a 35+ year veteran of public safety, and currently serves as the Fire Chief for Cedar Hammock Fire Control District. Additionally, he speaks at conferences regarding leadership development and organizational change to increase employee engagement, building highly effective teams. Kyle was the Assistant Chief (Ret) with DeKalb County Fire Rescue, DeKalb County, GA, serving as the Chief of Staff. His certifications include police officer, firefighter, EMT, Certified Fire and Explosion Investigator (CFEI), Certified Fire Investigator Instructor (CFII), and advanced Computer Voice Stress Analysts (CVSA). Chief Bradshaw was a faculty member at Columbia Southern University. His public safety teaching includes law enforcement instructor, fire instructor, 9-1-1 instructor, EMD instructor, train-the-trainer programs, NIMS, and ICS. Chief Bradshaw earned a Bachelor of Science Degree in Homeland Security and Public Safety, a Master of Science Degree in Executive Fire Service Leadership, and a Doctor of Philosophy in Public Policy and Administration, with a concentration in Criminal Justice.