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Jason Erban

Department. Jason is an adjunct technical rescue instructor for the RI Fire Academy and an instructor for the Massachusetts Fire Academy.  He believes transitional attack and Euro helmets are contributing to the Coronavirus, pool noodles belong in the swimming pool and dollhouses stay in your kid’s playroom.

Jason Erban is a 25-year veteran of public service, to which you are welcome for his service.  He began his career as a Paramedic in 1995 before becoming a second-generation Warwick, RI firefighter in 1997. He had the privilege to work in busy, aggressive companies and was taught by bosses who believed you fight fires from the inside of the building.  Jason spent many years in an engine company before being promoted to Lieutenant in 2009.  Jason served as a Lieutenant on an engine company, ladder tower, and Special Hazards 1, the heavy rescue.  He was fortunate to perform collateral duties to include probationary school instructor, live burn instructor, and FEMA grant writer. During his tenure in Warwick, he is most proud of contributing to the acquisition of the Battalion Chief Richard Erban Memorial Training Facility, named after his father, and the creation of the 36-member Technical Rescue Team. After retirement in 2018, he currently serves for New London Fire