Fire Chief » Fire Chief Editorial Team http://www.firechief.com Every Department | Every Leader Fri, 23 Jan 2015 04:25:47 +0000 en-US hourly 1 http://wordpress.org/?v=4.1 Baby Boomers vs. Millennials to be explored at Fire-Rescue Med http://www.firechief.com/2015/01/22/baby-boomers-vs-millennials-to-be-explored-at-fire-rescue-med/ http://www.firechief.com/2015/01/22/baby-boomers-vs-millennials-to-be-explored-at-fire-rescue-med/#comments Fri, 23 Jan 2015 03:00:50 +0000 http://www.firechief.com/2015/01/22/baby-boomers-vs-millennials-to-be-explored-at-fire-rescue-med/
The session will examine how EMS and fire chiefs can improve communication with millennials
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Firefighter develops rehab packets for on-scene nutrition http://www.firechief.com/2015/01/22/firefighter-develops-rehab-packets-for-on-scene-nutrition/ http://www.firechief.com/2015/01/22/firefighter-develops-rehab-packets-for-on-scene-nutrition/#comments Fri, 23 Jan 2015 00:46:05 +0000 http://www.firechief.com/2015/01/22/firefighter-develops-rehab-packets-for-on-scene-nutrition/
The ready-to-consume packets contain a sports drink, water, fruit puree, snack bar, branch chain amino acid chews and an anti-bacterial hand wipe
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Make firefighters as flawless as fighter pilots http://www.firechief.com/2015/01/22/make-firefighters-as-flawless-as-fighter-pilots/ http://www.firechief.com/2015/01/22/make-firefighters-as-flawless-as-fighter-pilots/#comments Fri, 23 Jan 2015 00:03:23 +0000 http://www.firechief.com/2015/01/22/make-firefighters-as-flawless-as-fighter-pilots/
Flawless execution on the fireground is a matter of life and death; training like fighter pilots can get your crew to perfect execution
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Firefighters get prison time for tipping off drug dealers http://www.firechief.com/2015/01/22/firefighters-get-prison-time-for-tipping-off-drug-dealers/ http://www.firechief.com/2015/01/22/firefighters-get-prison-time-for-tipping-off-drug-dealers/#comments Thu, 22 Jan 2015 21:08:51 +0000 http://www.firechief.com/2015/01/22/firefighters-get-prison-time-for-tipping-off-drug-dealers/
The men were able to warn the dealers because police regularly gathered at the fire department before serving arrest warrants
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Fire dept. might close after treasurer stole almost $5K http://www.firechief.com/2015/01/22/fire-dept-might-close-after-treasurer-stole-almost-5k/ http://www.firechief.com/2015/01/22/fire-dept-might-close-after-treasurer-stole-almost-5k/#comments Thu, 22 Jan 2015 20:45:38 +0000 http://www.firechief.com/2015/01/22/fire-dept-might-close-after-treasurer-stole-almost-5k/
The former treasurer stole from the department by cashing checks in which she forged the chief's signature
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2 firefighters fired after homicide sparks ethics probe http://www.firechief.com/2015/01/22/2-firefighters-fired-after-homicide-sparks-ethics-probe/ http://www.firechief.com/2015/01/22/2-firefighters-fired-after-homicide-sparks-ethics-probe/#comments Thu, 22 Jan 2015 19:18:01 +0000 http://www.firechief.com/2015/01/22/2-firefighters-fired-after-homicide-sparks-ethics-probe/
An investigation uncovered unauthorized use of a state vehicle, dishonesty, cheating while an employee was competing for a promotion and improper conduct
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Fla. Batt. Chief accused of smoking pot on job, resigns http://www.firechief.com/2015/01/22/fla-batt-chief-accused-of-smoking-pot-on-job-resigns/ http://www.firechief.com/2015/01/22/fla-batt-chief-accused-of-smoking-pot-on-job-resigns/#comments Thu, 22 Jan 2015 18:18:56 +0000 http://www.firechief.com/2015/01/22/fla-batt-chief-accused-of-smoking-pot-on-job-resigns/
Firefighters reported smelling marijuana in his county vehicle while he was on duty; he refused to take a drug test
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9 keys to a competitive SAFER grant http://www.firechief.com/2015/01/21/9-keys-to-a-competitive-safer-grant/ http://www.firechief.com/2015/01/21/9-keys-to-a-competitive-safer-grant/#comments Thu, 22 Jan 2015 04:11:34 +0000 http://www.firechief.com/2015/01/21/9-keys-to-a-competitive-safer-grant/
The grant period opens in about two weeks; have these bases covered to giver your application the best chance at success
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Marshal: Fire that destroyed chief’s garage ‘suspicious’ http://www.firechief.com/2015/01/21/marshal-fire-that-destroyed-chiefs-garage-suspicious/ http://www.firechief.com/2015/01/21/marshal-fire-that-destroyed-chiefs-garage-suspicious/#comments Wed, 21 Jan 2015 21:14:57 +0000 http://www.firechief.com/2015/01/21/marshal-fire-that-destroyed-chiefs-garage-suspicious/
It took 30 to 40 firefighters and tankers from 10 fire districts to put out the fire; the chief didn't have insurance
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S.F. fire chief still has job after performance review http://www.firechief.com/2015/01/21/s-f-fire-chief-still-has-job-after-performance-review/ http://www.firechief.com/2015/01/21/s-f-fire-chief-still-has-job-after-performance-review/#comments Wed, 21 Jan 2015 20:05:29 +0000 http://www.firechief.com/2015/01/21/s-f-fire-chief-still-has-job-after-performance-review/
Joanne Hayes-White has been on the hot seat in recent months, with members of the firefighters union and even some of her own command staff questioning her leadership
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