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Mark is a nationally-certified instructor for ICS-100, ICS-200 and ICS-300 Incident Command System courses, S-158 (Radio Operator), S-258 (Incident Communications Technician), S-358 (Communication Unit Leader), and the FEMA/EMI L-969 All-Hazards Communications Unit Leader (COML) course.

Now in his 20th year in incident communications management, he has supported and managed dozens of events including the 2002 Hayman Fire, 2003 Columbia Shuttle recovery, 2005 Hurricane Katrina response, 2008 Windsor, CO Tornado response, and 2012 High Park Fire. Today, Mark is the Communications Officer for Fairmount Fire Rescue in Golden, Communications Coordinator (COMC) for the Jefferson County Incident Management Team and a field communications officer for the Colorado Office of Emergency Management. He is a former Communications Specialist for the FEMA USAR Colorado Task Force One (CO-TF1).

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TOP left photo:

"Summer Time in the Bitterroot" – Mustang Complex, 9/13/12. What's more romantic than a blood-red sunset over the Bitterroot? The inversion was so bad on this incident that almost everyone at the Salmon ICP went home with coughs, bronchitis, walking pneumonia, or some other affliction. Up at the North Base Camp where I took this, it was smoky and cold, but not as bad as down south. By Mark Hall

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"A New Addition to the Night Shift Staff" – Mustang Complex, 9/14/12. Night RADO Blake Lister keeps his lap warm in 18 degree temps with a friend at the North Base Camp south of Darby, MT. By Mark Hall.

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