April 28, 2015
T.C. Ghisletta of Tahoe-Douglas Fire Protection District (TDFPD) just completed a four-week HazMat course earning his HAZMAT Technician certification and a spot on the Quad County HazMat Team – Douglas, Central Lyon, Carson City and Storey counties. Ghisletta began his career with the fire district in 2008 as a seasonal Wildland Firefighter/Crew Foreman with the Zephyr Fire Crew. He attended paramedic school with REMSA in 2012 and was promoted to a firefighter/paramedic in 2013. TDFPD has a HazMat team of seven technicians who protect the community by responding to hazardous materials calls within the quad county area.
Tahoe Douglas Fire Protection District is an "all-risk" department providing fire prevention, fire suppression, advanced life support, explosive ordinance disposal, forest fuels management, and emergency rescue. These professionals respond to 2,000 emergency calls annually.