Rural Water Movement

How rural fire departments can maximize operations.

How rural fire departments can maximize operations

The Fire Academy

Adkins explains how rural fire departments can maximize its operations through the most efficient ways to move its water supply.


Presented by Bill Adkins

Bill Adkins, a 25-year veteran of the fire service, is a captain in the Loveland-Symmes (OH) Fire Department and a volunteer assistant chief training officer. He joined the Navy after high school and became a diesel mechanic and nozzleman for the “At Sea Fire Party” and “In Port Emergency Team.” He served two tours in the Middle East and was a mechanic for the Army National Guard. He attended fire school at Scarlet Oaks, where he became firefighter 2 certified; he graduated paramedic school at the University of Cincinnati in 2007. He is a certified fire instructor, aircraft rescue firefighter, rescue technician, swift water technician II, and dive rescue specialist.

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