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Kouts Fire Podcast

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.

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Zach Johnson - Millennial Farmer
We interviewed Zach Johnson (The Millennial Farmer) in June of 2021. He donated money to our Department that allowed us to buy important gear to help in grain bin rescues. Be sure to check out his YouTube channel and tell him Kouts Fire sent ya.!! Zach we again would like to thank you for your generosity and support. If you would like to donate to the Kouts Fire Department and help us buy needed, Life Saving gear visit us at www.koutsfire.com/donate #MillennialFarmer #Koutsfire #Kouts
18:09 07/25/2021
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: Email: BensBlueBags@gmail.com Facebook: www.facebook.com/bensbluebags Phone: 219-808-4230 If you would like to support the Kouts Fire Department and the Kouts Fire Podcast visit www.koutsfire.com/donate
34:08 05/01/2021
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. If you would like to support this podcast or the Kouts Fire Department goto: www.koutsfire.com/donate
29:46 04/24/2021
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. If you would like to support the Kouts Fire Department or this Podcast please visit www.koutsfire.com
21:10 04/17/2021
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. If you would like to support this Podcast and the Kouts Fire Department visit us at www.koutsfire.com
30:23 04/03/2021
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. If you would like to support the Kouts Fire Podcast and the Kouts Fire Department you can make a donation online at www.KoutsFire.com
23:27 03/27/2021
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 Regroup Regroup4vets.com LF Missions lfmissions.org You can order freshly roasted coffee online from Coffin Coffee Company If you would like to support the Kouts Fire Podcast and the Kouts Fire Department Visit us online at www.koutsfire.com
26:04 03/20/2021
Kouts Fire Assistant Chief Don Sutter 702
Assistant Chief Don Sutter stops in and talks about the history of the Kouts Fire Department and the role he played as a 45 year member. He also answers a question from one of listeners. If you would like to call and ask a question you can call 219-552-1344. If you would like to support the Kouts Fire Podcast and the Kouts Fire Department you can now do it online, visit www.koutsfire.com and click on donate.
56:55 03/13/2021
Captain Mike Luczak 705
Kouts Fire Department Captain Mike Luczak talks about his beginnings in the fire service, where he served and more. The conversation lead into Kouts Fire Departments ISO ratings in town a 3 and in the township a 5 and explains how this is important to those living in these areas. If you would like to support this podcast and the Kouts Fire Department visit www.koutsfire.com and click on donate.
43:36 03/06/2021
Interview With Lieutenant Lane Rodrick 706
Lieutenant Lane Rodrick introduces himself to the community. If you would like to support our community outreach programs you can donate online by visiting www.koutsfire.com and clicking on donate.
32:56 02/27/2021
Interview With Captain Kevin Salyer 704
In the episode we interview Captain Kevin Salyer. If you would like to help support our community outreach programs you can do so by donating online here.
36:20 02/16/2021
Interview With Kouts Fire Chief 701
On our first episode we interviewed Kouts Fire Chief Jeremy Gettler.
33:52 02/11/2021