The Kouts Fire Podcast is recorded and Produced by the members of the Kouts Fire Department. We introduce our members and their stories. We also talk with our mutual aid departments and their members, local business owners, and community leaders.
Ben's Blue Bags - Matt Kodicek
On this episode of the Kouts Fire Podcast we speak with Matt Kodicek who currently serves on the Crown Point Fire Department. He holds the rank of Lieutenant and is the founder of Ben’s Blue Bags.
He shares some of his history in the fire service and explains the what and why of Ben’s Blue Bags. If you would like more information about this program or would like to schedule a presentation you can contact Matt by:
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North Judson Firefighter Eric Wappel
We talked Captain Mike Luczak into hosting this weeks episode. He interviews North Judson’s Firefighter Eric Wappel. They talk about his history in the fire service and the changes he has seen during his time serving and more.
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Kouts Firefighter Kendon Gudeman
Our youngest firefighter Kendon Gudeman talks about the vocational program at the high school and the opportunities he received because of grants at Ivy Tech. He also explains why he chose to join Kouts Fire and more.
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Kouts Firefighter Alex Leman
Firefighter Alex Leman talks about his move to Kouts and his experience in the Fire Service. He also serves as the Vice President of the Kouts Fire Department Executive Board. We discuss trainings and more.
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Morgan Township Assistant Chief Josh "Sparky" Kandel
The Assistant Chief from Morgan Township Josh Kandel talks about how he got started in the fire service, and what got him interested in joining. He also explains how he got his nickname Sparky and more.
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Police Officer, Assistant Fire Chief, Auctioneer, Army Ranger, Coffee Roaster, And Lightning
Yes it is a bit of a long title for this episode. But what do these things have in common? That answer is one man. Dan Becker the Assistant Fire Chief for Wheatfield Volunteer Fire Department sat in front of the mic to introduce himself and all of his titles. He wears allot of hats and maybe should stay out of the rain.
He is also very active with a few different non profit organizations. If you are interested in learning more about them here are the website links:
Mission One M1vets.org
LF Missions lfmissions.org
You can order freshly roasted coffee online from Coffin Coffee Company
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Great Podcast Channel
The interviews are so informative and enjoyable to listen to. Always support your small communities!