Fire Chief » First Arriving Editor http://www.firechief.com Every Department | Every Leader Sun, 25 Jan 2015 09:25:48 +0000 en-US hourly 1 http://wordpress.org/?v=4.1 5 ways to buy a fire truck http://www.firechief.com/2014/06/02/5-ways-to-buy-a-fire-truck/ http://www.firechief.com/2014/06/02/5-ways-to-buy-a-fire-truck/#comments Mon, 02 Jun 2014 14:29:00 +0000 http://www.firechief.com/2014/06/02/5-ways-to-buy-a-fire-truck/
Choosing the right purchasing model can save big bucks and help you land the right rig.
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5 ways to reduce firehouse energy costs http://www.firechief.com/2014/06/02/5-ways-to-reduce-firehouse-energy-costs/ http://www.firechief.com/2014/06/02/5-ways-to-reduce-firehouse-energy-costs/#comments Mon, 02 Jun 2014 14:12:00 +0000 http://www.firechief.com/2014/06/02/5-ways-to-reduce-firehouse-energy-costs/
Switching to energy-efficient products will significantly reduce energy consumption and cost
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Batt. Chief’s hunger pangs saved baby left at firehouse http://www.firechief.com/2014/06/02/batt-chiefs-hunger-pangs-saved-baby-left-at-firehouse/ http://www.firechief.com/2014/06/02/batt-chiefs-hunger-pangs-saved-baby-left-at-firehouse/#comments Mon, 02 Jun 2014 06:00:00 +0000 http://www.firechief.com/2014/06/02/batt-chiefs-hunger-pangs-saved-baby-left-at-firehouse/
Battalion Chief Shawn Watkins wanted a midnight snack and when he went for cereal at the station, he heard a high-pitched scream outside the door.
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LODD: Batt. Chief, navy veteran dies at D.C. military base http://www.firechief.com/2014/06/02/lodd-batt-chief-navy-veteran-dies-at-d-c-military-base/ http://www.firechief.com/2014/06/02/lodd-batt-chief-navy-veteran-dies-at-d-c-military-base/#comments Mon, 02 Jun 2014 06:00:00 +0000 http://www.firechief.com/2014/06/02/lodd-batt-chief-navy-veteran-dies-at-d-c-military-base/
Chief John McDonald, 54, began his firefighting career in 1974 as a volunteer firefighter.
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2 SF asst. chief’s suspended over DUI fire truck crash http://www.firechief.com/2014/05/29/2-sf-asst-chiefs-suspended-over-dui-fire-truck-crash/ http://www.firechief.com/2014/05/29/2-sf-asst-chiefs-suspended-over-dui-fire-truck-crash/#comments Thu, 29 May 2014 18:07:00 +0000 http://www.firechief.com/2014/05/29/2-sf-asst-chiefs-suspended-over-dui-fire-truck-crash/ The department’s reasons for suspending the two assistant chiefs were not immediately known San Francisco Chronicle SAN FRANCISCO — Two top San Francisco Fire Department officials have been suspended for their handling of an incident last year in which an allegedly drunken firefighter struck a motorcyclist and left the scene before being tested for intoxication, ...]]> http://www.firechief.com/2014/05/29/2-sf-asst-chiefs-suspended-over-dui-fire-truck-crash/feed/ 0 Taking command: Balloon-construction fire http://www.firechief.com/2014/05/28/taking-command-balloon-construction-fire/ http://www.firechief.com/2014/05/28/taking-command-balloon-construction-fire/#comments Wed, 28 May 2014 18:57:00 +0000 http://www.firechief.com/2014/05/28/taking-command-balloon-construction-fire/ Understanding how these structures are built and how fire behaves within them are key to a safe and effective attack By Robert Avsec Many fire officers and firefighters today have not experienced a fire in a structure built using balloon-frame style of construction. Many have likely only heard of it from their department’s grizzled veterans ...]]> http://www.firechief.com/2014/05/28/taking-command-balloon-construction-fire/feed/ 0 Hello world! http://www.firechief.com/2014/02/12/hello-world/ http://www.firechief.com/2014/02/12/hello-world/#comments Wed, 12 Feb 2014 19:36:26 +0000 http://fcbeta.firefightersworldwide.com/?p=1 Welcome to 1st Arriving Network. This is your first post. Edit or delete it, then start blogging!]]> http://www.firechief.com/2014/02/12/hello-world/feed/ 1