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A LIST OF PEOPLE WHO ALL HELPED US TOWARDS THE GOAL OF THE WORLDS RECORD

MOM AND DAD – FOR LETTING ME EXPRESS MYSELF IN A FAMILY OF 9.

FIRST FIRE DIVE: MAY 20, 1976 @ 10:00 P.M.
RICK HUGGETT
RICH BISTRITZ
CHRIS JENSEN      (FUELER/LIGHTER)
J.J. PARKER           (PHOTOGRAPHER)
CLINT WHITE       (8MM FILM)

ORIGINAL BETTORS:   1976
PAUL GAMBLE
CLINT WHITE
DAVE BICE
KURT SMIDANSKY                                           
TROY YOUNG
JEFF McKENNA
JEOFF LYNCH
RONALD BOMBACK
CHRIS JENSEN
MIKE VILLO
DAVID WOODRUFF
JACK PATE
JIM FISCHLEY
TIM HANIFORD
DAVID WILLIAMS
RICHARD FREER
DAVE WILLIAMS
LYLE COX
JIM TROLLINGER
SCOTT RUDOLPH
GUY BARTHOLOMEW
KEVIN FINERTY
SHAUN LYDEN

REMAINING FIRE DIVES: 1977 THRU 1985
STEVE JEFFRIES                              (FUELER/LIGHTER)
RUSS GALIMORE                             (WATER SAFETY)
KEVIN FINERTY                              (MANAGER)
BARBARA LARKIN                         (SAFE HOUSE MOTHER)
DALLAS WARD
BRAD WELCH
SETH MARTIN
ROB PEIRCE                                     (FUELER/LIGHTER)
KENNETH MULLIN                         (FUELER/LIGHTER)
MIKE BRAKEMAN
KEVIN KESSLER                              (TRANSPORT/EXTRACTION)
TIM RENTZ                                        (TRANSPORT/EXTRACTION)
TRITT MAPES                                   (MASTER PHOTOGRAPHER)
DOUG WHEATCRAFT                    (MASTER FUELER AND LIGHTER)
MIKE HALAGAN                             (MASTER FUELER AND LIGHTER)
MICK KIPP                                         (LAST FIRE DIVE FUELER/LIGHTER)
JOHNNY (MO) MORRRIS               (WATER SAFETY)
ERIC CRAUSE
RICK WEBER
CHILI DOG HOYLE
SHAWN RAY
KEN LUNA
MAYOR RICHARD BODWELL
LENNY MAY
OFFICER SHAWN SPOHN
OFFICER SWANEK
OFFICER VOSS
OFFICER   SCHNEDECKER
POLICE CHIEF YOUNG
BARBARA CHRISTIAN           (REPORTER)
SO MANY MORE…………
PLEASE E-MAIL ME WITH NAME AND ROLES  fireinfo@tedbatchelor.com

SPECIAL THANKS TO SUPPLIERS/VENDORS
CHAGRIN HARDWARE
CHUCKS BEVEAGE
GALCO ARMY STORE
MACS TOBACCO SHOP
GREENVILLE INN

BURNINGMAN   1997—1998
CRIMSON (LIT MY FIRE)
MAID MARION
LARRY HARVEY “TRUE VISION”
DOMINIC MARTINELLO (DRESSER/SAFETY)
DEE DEE MALONE (FUELER/SAFETY)
PAT AND RICK POTTER (PHOTOGRAPHERS)
ASTRID LARSEN
“MACDONALD” AND OTHER SAFETY CREW
DALE SCOTT
MAQUE dA VIS'
ROBERT KYLE
MURPHY
OAKLAND/SANFRANSICO FIRE DEPTS.

SEATTLE NEW PROMETHEANS 2000
ASTRID LARSEN, PROGRAM DIRECTOR
MAQUE Da VIS, MONK (SAFETY)
DEBBY NICHOLL, ANGEL ONE (FUTURE WIFE!!)
ELENNA HOPE, ANGEL TWO
JANNA WACHTER, SINGER
SHAWNA AVINGER, SINGER
JACINTA KORESKI, SINGER
DAVID ROMAN, DEVIL
LUKE MCUSS, HOUSING (THANKS!!)
MURPHY, (THANKS FOR THE SHOW!!)
SEATTLE FIRE DEPT.

THE WHOLE CREW @ FRANK NOVAK AND SONS PAINTING CO. FOR PUTTING UP WITH ME THROUGH THIS.

GRANT AND BRENDAN --MY SONS—THANK YOU FOR YOUR LOVE.

“POOFTA”—MR. STREET WHO HAND DELEVERIED THE GUINNESS CERTIFICATE TO MY MOM'S HOUSE AFTER IT WAS MAILED TO MY OLD ADDRESS. USPO.

NELSONS LEDGES QUARRY PARK   (HOME OF THE WORLDS RECORD)
EVAN, (THANKS FOR ALL THE FREEDOM)
KRISTINA
TWEEKER
ALL THE LIFEGUARD CREW!!!, EXCELLENT
EVERYONE WHO WORKS @   THE QUARRY TO KEEP IT CLEAN AND SAFE
JUGGALOS!!!!!   JUGGALETTS!!!!
STAGE STEVE
PETE CORNACCHIONE  (Thanks for the support)

July 4th 2004 first World Record: 2:11
Virginia Gonzales: Land Video
Steve Gonzales: Water Transport                                 
Christopher D' Amato: Fueler/safety
The whole crew from the 2:38 Record: (Listed below)
Brad and Mallory: And the whole film crew from Athens (OU)
 

WORLD RECORD CREW 2004---YOU ALL SHARE THIS!

DEBBY BATCHELOR: DRESSER/FUELER/SAFETY—“LOVE OF MY LIFE”

NINA AND GREGG GILKEY: TIMERS

MATT AND MEG ROGERS: MEG LIT ME—MATT SAFETY AND FUELER

JOE   DEMIERO: WATER SAFETY/LIFEGUARD

MIKE MAGNES: COORDINATOR AND LAND GUARD

KELLI LISSERT: SAFETY/PARAMEDIC

MIKE NELSON: SAFETY/PARAMEDIC

TODD MCLAUGHLIN: VIDEO ONE

DONNA: LAND SUPPORT

ITAMAR GAT: PHOTOGRAPHER

Gathering of the Juggalos July 22, 2005
 
Nancy Grabowski: Dresser/igniter
 
Mark Cranley: Water transport

Thank you to Paul Stader for letting me feel as if I had a chance to succeed. Rest In Peace.

30th Anniversary Fire Dive May 20th, 2006 10:00PM

CREW:

Doug Wheatcraft (Fueler)

Mike Halagan (Dresser/ Igniter)

Matt Rogers (Fueler)

Joe DiMiero (Life Guard)

Michael Halagan (Life Guard)

Debby Batchelor (Rock Safety)

Meg Rogers (Rock Safety)

Gregg and Nina Gilkey (Timers)

Brad Theis and Crew (Video)

Itamar Gat (Photographer)

David Deitz (Rigging Coordinator)

Kevin Finnerty (Rigging Coordinator)

Grant Batchelor (Tear Down)

Martin Geil (Tear Down)

Tyler Wheatcraft

Dewey Forward

 

SPECIAL THANKS TO:

Barbara Christian

Bruce Kistler - Waco Scaffolding

Tom Burnett - Chagrin Painting

Glen Bomback - Bomback Painting

Brendan Batchelor

Valley Art Center

Village of Chagrin Falls

Chagrin Falls Village Council

Chagrin Falls Police Department

Chagrin Falls Fire Department

Frank Novak & Sons Painting

Chip (Roscoe) Barber-Life guard

Guinness World Record
Fire Dives
Merchandise
Special Thanks
Last 10 Burns
2015
December 12 Three minutes 3 seconds Tokyo Japan (Yamanogou) Personal best!!! Old style.Television production. 
December 04 2 minutes 45 seconds practice for Japan trip! *
November 29 1 minute 19 seconds first practice for Japan trip. *
July 10 44 seconds. "Running Bases on FIRE!!" for the Norfolk Tides! Great Stadium! Great Fans!! First time on fire in Virginia!! 
April 24 48 seconds! Ran. bases on fire!! For the Bridgeport Bluefish!!! Fun!!! Great people and fans!!!! First time on fire in Connecticut!! 
2014
June 05 2 minutes Fire falls farm *
2013
December 06 53 seconds - Salinas California Airport "Longest Run on Fire" TBD -History Channel **
December 05 61seconds Salinas Fire Dept #3 California. History Channel. 
October 19 38 seconds for 21 people!!!! New Guinness World Record!! **
October 09 35 seconds 36 seconds 2 burns traning for igniters  *

* Denotes Practice
** Performed for Guinness World Records


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