Fire Chief » History http://www.firechief.com Every Department | Every Leader Fri, 23 Jan 2015 19:22:03 +0000 en-US hourly 1 http://wordpress.org/?v=4.1 Why firefighters die in the fog of battle http://www.firechief.com/2015/01/13/why-firefighters-die-in-the-fog-of-battle/ http://www.firechief.com/2015/01/13/why-firefighters-die-in-the-fog-of-battle/#comments Tue, 13 Jan 2015 22:29:21 +0000 http://www.firechief.com/2015/01/13/why-firefighters-die-in-the-fog-of-battle/
If we fail to apply the lessons from the past, we are doomed to learn them again — the hard way
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How a 1942 fire changed fire safety http://www.firechief.com/2014/11/11/how-a-1942-fire-changed-fire-safety/ http://www.firechief.com/2014/11/11/how-a-1942-fire-changed-fire-safety/#comments Tue, 11 Nov 2014 21:04:19 +0000 http://www.firechief.com/2014/11/11/how-a-1942-fire-changed-fire-safety/
The fast-moving Coconut Grove fire killed nearly 500 and changed fire safety and burn treatment as we know it
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Firefighter jobs: What returning vets must know about their certs http://www.firechief.com/2014/07/29/firefighter-jobs-what-returning-vets-must-know-about-their-certs/ http://www.firechief.com/2014/07/29/firefighter-jobs-what-returning-vets-must-know-about-their-certs/#comments Tue, 29 Jul 2014 12:07:38 +0000 http://www.firechief.com/2014/07/29/firefighter-jobs-what-returning-vets-must-know-about-their-certs/
Most states accept military firefighting certifications, some with additional training requirements; here's why those states that don't should
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What the fire service past tells us about the future http://www.firechief.com/2014/07/12/what-the-fire-service-past-tells-us-about-the-future/ http://www.firechief.com/2014/07/12/what-the-fire-service-past-tells-us-about-the-future/#comments Sat, 12 Jul 2014 20:54:40 +0000 http://www.firechief.com/2014/07/12/what-the-fire-service-past-tells-us-about-the-future/
Key historical markers in the fire service are outlined in an important book, as is a path for a better volunteer firefighter future
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