Fire Chief » Fire Chief Editorial Team http://www.firechief.com Every Department | Every Leader Fri, 27 Feb 2015 02:16:08 +0000 en-US hourly 1 http://wordpress.org/?v=4.1.1 NY fire chief airlifted after crashing into car http://www.firechief.com/2015/02/26/ny-fire-chief-airlifted-after-crashing-into-car/ http://www.firechief.com/2015/02/26/ny-fire-chief-airlifted-after-crashing-into-car/#comments Thu, 26 Feb 2015 21:15:34 +0000 http://www.firechief.com/2015/02/26/ny-fire-chief-airlifted-after-crashing-into-car/
The chief's condition is unknown; it is unclear if the fire vehicle was responding to an emergency
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Md. volunteer fire dept.’s to fight proposed closures http://www.firechief.com/2015/02/26/md-volunteer-fire-dept-s-to-fight-proposed-closures/ http://www.firechief.com/2015/02/26/md-volunteer-fire-dept-s-to-fight-proposed-closures/#comments Thu, 26 Feb 2015 19:16:23 +0000 http://www.firechief.com/2015/02/26/md-volunteer-fire-dept-s-to-fight-proposed-closures/
Each company is an independent corporation, so it's not clear if the association has the legal authority to close stations
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Fire chief walks off the job after heated argument http://www.firechief.com/2015/02/26/fire-chief-walks-off-the-job-after-heated-argument/ http://www.firechief.com/2015/02/26/fire-chief-walks-off-the-job-after-heated-argument/#comments Thu, 26 Feb 2015 19:03:37 +0000 http://www.firechief.com/2015/02/26/fire-chief-walks-off-the-job-after-heated-argument/
Council members questioned why the chief bought a laptop without prior approval; they said he didn't have the authority to make the decision
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Dallas fire, police pension trustees OK same-sex benefits http://www.firechief.com/2015/02/25/dallas-fire-police-pension-trustees-ok-same-sex-benefits/ http://www.firechief.com/2015/02/25/dallas-fire-police-pension-trustees-ok-same-sex-benefits/#comments Wed, 25 Feb 2015 20:16:01 +0000 http://www.firechief.com/2015/02/25/dallas-fire-police-pension-trustees-ok-same-sex-benefits/
The board voted 7-0 to change its definition of a spouse to reflect marriages recognized in Texas and any other state
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Firefighters save chief’s life after collapsing at firehouse http://www.firechief.com/2015/02/25/firefighters-save-chiefs-life-after-collapsing-at-firehouse/ http://www.firechief.com/2015/02/25/firefighters-save-chiefs-life-after-collapsing-at-firehouse/#comments Wed, 25 Feb 2015 18:47:03 +0000 http://www.firechief.com/2015/02/25/firefighters-save-chiefs-life-after-collapsing-at-firehouse/
Assistant Chief Donald Boyer, 82, suffered a heart attack; he is recovering at home
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Exclusive: Firefighter says death of fire chief ‘was my responsibility’ http://www.firechief.com/2015/02/24/exclusive-firefighter-says-death-of-fire-chief-was-my-responsibility/ http://www.firechief.com/2015/02/24/exclusive-firefighter-says-death-of-fire-chief-was-my-responsibility/#comments Tue, 24 Feb 2015 21:21:38 +0000 http://www.firechief.com/2015/02/24/exclusive-firefighter-says-death-of-fire-chief-was-my-responsibility/
Firefighter Patrick Cullum discusses the pain and lessons from an incident that killed Chief Kenneth Lehr and his desire to honor his mentor and friend
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Mich. cities to vote on fire dept. collaboration http://www.firechief.com/2015/02/24/mich-cities-to-vote-on-fire-dept-collaboration/ http://www.firechief.com/2015/02/24/mich-cities-to-vote-on-fire-dept-collaboration/#comments Tue, 24 Feb 2015 20:03:07 +0000 http://www.firechief.com/2015/02/24/mich-cities-to-vote-on-fire-dept-collaboration/
The departments would not share equipment, manpower or make runs in each other's cities
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Critics: Sexual harassment a big problem in Philly fire dept. http://www.firechief.com/2015/02/24/critics-sexual-harassment-a-big-problem-in-philly-fire-dept/ http://www.firechief.com/2015/02/24/critics-sexual-harassment-a-big-problem-in-philly-fire-dept/#comments Tue, 24 Feb 2015 19:15:13 +0000 http://www.firechief.com/2015/02/24/critics-sexual-harassment-a-big-problem-in-philly-fire-dept/
Some hope the scandal will spur changes aimed at squashing the sexism that keeps many women feeling unwelcome
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Fire station contractor files $1.6M suit against city http://www.firechief.com/2015/02/23/fire-station-contractor-files-1-6m-suit-against-city/ http://www.firechief.com/2015/02/23/fire-station-contractor-files-1-6m-suit-against-city/#comments Mon, 23 Feb 2015 20:55:27 +0000 http://www.firechief.com/2015/02/23/fire-station-contractor-files-1-6m-suit-against-city/
The nearly 400 requests issued was due to a defect, conflict, inconsistency or omission in contract documents
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Audit: L.A. county fire officials shared test info http://www.firechief.com/2015/02/23/audit-l-a-county-fire-officials-shared-test-info/ http://www.firechief.com/2015/02/23/audit-l-a-county-fire-officials-shared-test-info/#comments Mon, 23 Feb 2015 18:59:36 +0000 http://www.firechief.com/2015/02/23/audit-l-a-county-fire-officials-shared-test-info/
The audit presents a disturbing picture of how the county's fire department managed its hiring process
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