Fire Chief » female firefighters http://www.firechief.com Every Department | Every Leader Mon, 26 Jan 2015 10:25:49 +0000 en-US hourly 1 http://wordpress.org/?v=4.1 Fire chief fired for slapping female firefighter on the butt http://www.firechief.com/2015/01/16/fire-chief-fired-for-slapping-female-firefighter-on-the-butt/ http://www.firechief.com/2015/01/16/fire-chief-fired-for-slapping-female-firefighter-on-the-butt/#comments Fri, 16 Jan 2015 19:23:04 +0000 http://www.firechief.com/2015/01/16/fire-chief-fired-for-slapping-female-firefighter-on-the-butt/
The 33-year-old firefighter said the incident happened during a fire prevention program at an elementary school
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S.F. fire union takes heat for strip-club toy drive http://www.firechief.com/2014/12/13/s-f-fire-union-takes-heat-for-strip-club-toy-drive/ http://www.firechief.com/2014/12/13/s-f-fire-union-takes-heat-for-strip-club-toy-drive/#comments Sat, 13 Dec 2014 20:31:58 +0000 http://www.firechief.com/2014/12/13/s-f-fire-union-takes-heat-for-strip-club-toy-drive/
Critics call it sexist and go as far as connecting it to low number of female firefighters and attacks on the female chief
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FDNY commish vows to hire more female firefighters http://www.firechief.com/2014/12/11/fdny-commish-vows-to-hire-more-female-firefighters/ http://www.firechief.com/2014/12/11/fdny-commish-vows-to-hire-more-female-firefighters/#comments Thu, 11 Dec 2014 19:16:59 +0000 http://www.firechief.com/2014/12/11/fdny-commish-vows-to-hire-more-female-firefighters/
Commissioner Daniel Nigro said they need to do a better job at recruiting female firefighters who have the physical ability and desire to do the job
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Phoenix hires its first female fire chief http://www.firechief.com/2014/11/13/phoenix-hires-its-first-female-fire-chief/ http://www.firechief.com/2014/11/13/phoenix-hires-its-first-female-fire-chief/#comments Thu, 13 Nov 2014 18:27:25 +0000 http://www.firechief.com/2014/11/13/phoenix-hires-its-first-female-fire-chief/
Kara Kalkbrenner was named acting chief in January after Bob Khan announced he was retiring to spend time with his sick father
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Woman sues former Maine fire chief, city for sexual assault http://www.firechief.com/2014/09/11/woman-sues-former-maine-fire-chief-city-for-sexual-assault/ http://www.firechief.com/2014/09/11/woman-sues-former-maine-fire-chief-city-for-sexual-assault/#comments Thu, 11 Sep 2014 12:38:29 +0000 http://www.firechief.com/2014/09/11/woman-sues-former-maine-fire-chief-city-for-sexual-assault/ The now-retired chief plead guilty last year to five misdemeanor sexual misconduct charges]]> http://www.firechief.com/2014/09/11/woman-sues-former-maine-fire-chief-city-for-sexual-assault/feed/ 0 Breast pumping story is about dignity, not special treatment http://www.firechief.com/2014/08/06/breast-pumping-story-is-about-dignity-not-special-treatment/ http://www.firechief.com/2014/08/06/breast-pumping-story-is-about-dignity-not-special-treatment/#comments Wed, 06 Aug 2014 14:21:30 +0000 http://www.firechief.com/2014/08/06/breast-pumping-story-is-about-dignity-not-special-treatment/
Firefighters are built to help, and we should be asking how we can help our fellow firefighters, not why do they want special treatment
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Tucson Fire paramedic sues for lack of space to pump breast milk http://www.firechief.com/2014/08/03/tucson-fire-paramedic-sues-for-lack-of-space-to-pump-breast-milk/ http://www.firechief.com/2014/08/03/tucson-fire-paramedic-sues-for-lack-of-space-to-pump-breast-milk/#comments Sun, 03 Aug 2014 10:39:29 +0000 http://www.firechief.com/2014/08/03/tucson-fire-paramedic-sues-for-lack-of-space-to-pump-breast-milk/
The $300,000 suit claims the city denied her request to work at fire stations with private areas
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