Fire Chief » Exclusives http://www.firechief.com Every Department | Every Leader Fri, 27 Feb 2015 00:16:10 +0000 en-US hourly 1 http://wordpress.org/?v=4.1.1 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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Can certified firefighter PPE be misleading? http://www.firechief.com/2015/02/23/can-certified-firefighter-ppe-be-misleading/ http://www.firechief.com/2015/02/23/can-certified-firefighter-ppe-be-misleading/#comments Mon, 23 Feb 2015 06:03:57 +0000 http://www.firechief.com/2015/02/23/can-certified-firefighter-ppe-be-misleading/
Most certified PPE is on the up and up, but that's not always the case; here's how to identify suspect certification claims
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Keys to firefighter roadside safety http://www.firechief.com/2015/02/23/keys-to-firefighter-roadside-safety/ http://www.firechief.com/2015/02/23/keys-to-firefighter-roadside-safety/#comments Mon, 23 Feb 2015 05:46:14 +0000 http://www.firechief.com/2015/02/23/keys-to-firefighter-roadside-safety/
Roadsides are among the most dangerous environments firefighters and medics enter; here are ways to keep your crew safe on scene
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Aerial fire truck add-ons to boost function http://www.firechief.com/2015/02/18/aerial-fire-truck-add-ons-to-boost-function/ http://www.firechief.com/2015/02/18/aerial-fire-truck-add-ons-to-boost-function/#comments Thu, 19 Feb 2015 04:33:31 +0000 http://www.firechief.com/2015/02/18/aerial-fire-truck-add-ons-to-boost-function/
Technology and innovation are improving safety and functionality at the tip of the ladder
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Fire call: Sounding the alarm to save our vanishing volunteers http://www.firechief.com/2015/02/17/fire-call-sounding-the-alarm-to-save-our-vanishing-volunteers/ http://www.firechief.com/2015/02/17/fire-call-sounding-the-alarm-to-save-our-vanishing-volunteers/#comments Tue, 17 Feb 2015 15:34:42 +0000 http://www.firechief.com/2015/02/17/fire-call-sounding-the-alarm-to-save-our-vanishing-volunteers/
A portion of the proceeds from the book will go to benefit volunteer firefighters around the country
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How to buy manual forced-entry tools http://www.firechief.com/2015/02/13/how-to-buy-manual-forced-entry-tools/ http://www.firechief.com/2015/02/13/how-to-buy-manual-forced-entry-tools/#comments Sat, 14 Feb 2015 03:49:36 +0000 http://www.firechief.com/2015/02/13/how-to-buy-manual-forced-entry-tools/
Know your jurisdiction and your staff, then choose tools from among these different types that best meet those needs
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Fighting the balloon-frame construction fire http://www.firechief.com/2015/02/11/fighting-the-balloon-frame-construction-fire/ http://www.firechief.com/2015/02/11/fighting-the-balloon-frame-construction-fire/#comments Wed, 11 Feb 2015 21:19:50 +0000 http://www.firechief.com/2015/02/11/fighting-the-balloon-frame-construction-fire/
It's the building type all firefighters should dread as fire will spread fast and unhampered through the walls and floors
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Fire grants, DHS shutdown: Is the sky falling? http://www.firechief.com/2015/02/10/fire-grants-dhs-shutdown-is-the-sky-falling/ http://www.firechief.com/2015/02/10/fire-grants-dhs-shutdown-is-the-sky-falling/#comments Tue, 10 Feb 2015 22:24:19 +0000 http://www.firechief.com/2015/02/10/fire-grants-dhs-shutdown-is-the-sky-falling/
A government shutdown at the end of the month could spell trouble for those making purchases with fire grants; here's what to look for and what to do
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Fire chief: My fight with cancer http://www.firechief.com/2015/02/10/fire-chief-my-fight-with-cancer/ http://www.firechief.com/2015/02/10/fire-chief-my-fight-with-cancer/#comments Tue, 10 Feb 2015 19:58:35 +0000 http://www.firechief.com/2015/02/10/fire-chief-my-fight-with-cancer/
The journey of acceptance, recovery and paying it forward is retold so that others can live cancer-free lives
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9 sources of firefighter stress http://www.firechief.com/2015/02/09/9-sources-of-firefighter-stress/ http://www.firechief.com/2015/02/09/9-sources-of-firefighter-stress/#comments Tue, 10 Feb 2015 04:38:55 +0000 http://www.firechief.com/2015/02/09/9-sources-of-firefighter-stress/
Firefighting was crowned most-stressful job; understanding what makes it so is key to reducing that stress
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