Fire Chief » News http://www.firechief.com Every Department | Every Leader Wed, 21 Jan 2015 18:20:49 +0000 en-US hourly 1 http://wordpress.org/?v=4.1 Fire chief gets 2-day suspension after ethics inquiry http://www.firechief.com/2015/01/20/fire-chief-gets-2-day-suspension-after-ethics-inquiry/ http://www.firechief.com/2015/01/20/fire-chief-gets-2-day-suspension-after-ethics-inquiry/#comments Tue, 20 Jan 2015 20:29:54 +0000 http://www.firechief.com/2015/01/20/fire-chief-gets-2-day-suspension-after-ethics-inquiry/
Chief Darrel Fournier's part-time job with a fire restoration company created the appearance of a conflict of interest to the general public
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Fired Atlanta fire chief speaks at Ga. church http://www.firechief.com/2015/01/19/fired-atlanta-fire-chief-speaks-at-ga-church/ http://www.firechief.com/2015/01/19/fired-atlanta-fire-chief-speaks-at-ga-church/#comments Mon, 19 Jan 2015 20:38:05 +0000 http://www.firechief.com/2015/01/19/fired-atlanta-fire-chief-speaks-at-ga-church/
Chief Cochran: "I'm not going through this because of something I have done."
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NY law requires firefighter safety residential construction-type signs http://www.firechief.com/2015/01/18/ny-law-requires-firefighter-safety-residential-construction-type-signs/ http://www.firechief.com/2015/01/18/ny-law-requires-firefighter-safety-residential-construction-type-signs/#comments Sun, 18 Jan 2015 23:22:19 +0000 http://www.firechief.com/2015/01/18/ny-law-requires-firefighter-safety-residential-construction-type-signs/
The reflective signs will indicate the type of roof and floor construction and materials used
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3 firefighters hurt in 4 overnight arson fires http://www.firechief.com/2015/01/18/3-firefighters-hurt-in-4-overnight-arson-fires/ http://www.firechief.com/2015/01/18/3-firefighters-hurt-in-4-overnight-arson-fires/#comments Sun, 18 Jan 2015 15:18:22 +0000 http://www.firechief.com/2015/01/18/3-firefighters-hurt-in-4-overnight-arson-fires/
Fire chief: "I hope they quit before they injure more of my firefighters"
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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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Memo: Dallas plans safety fixes in wake of firefighter’s death http://www.firechief.com/2015/01/15/memo-dallas-plans-safety-fixes-in-wake-of-firefighters-death/ http://www.firechief.com/2015/01/15/memo-dallas-plans-safety-fixes-in-wake-of-firefighters-death/#comments Thu, 15 Jan 2015 21:34:32 +0000 http://www.firechief.com/2015/01/15/memo-dallas-plans-safety-fixes-in-wake-of-firefighters-death/
Officials want the department to boost safety procedures, command training and technology in the aftermath of a firefighter Stanley Wilson's death
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Tardy Conn. fire chief files discrimination lawsuit http://www.firechief.com/2015/01/15/tardy-conn-fire-chief-files-discrimination-lawsuit/ http://www.firechief.com/2015/01/15/tardy-conn-fire-chief-files-discrimination-lawsuit/#comments Thu, 15 Jan 2015 19:19:18 +0000 http://www.firechief.com/2015/01/15/tardy-conn-fire-chief-files-discrimination-lawsuit/
Chief Frank Alaimo said he was discriminated against because of a disability and that the city invaded his privacy
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Investigation: Dispatcher tells bystander to remove tourniquet http://www.firechief.com/2015/01/15/investigation-dispatcher-tells-bystander-to-remove-tourniquet/ http://www.firechief.com/2015/01/15/investigation-dispatcher-tells-bystander-to-remove-tourniquet/#comments Thu, 15 Jan 2015 19:00:07 +0000 http://www.firechief.com/2015/01/15/investigation-dispatcher-tells-bystander-to-remove-tourniquet/
Bystander with military training used his belt as a tourniquet on a man's severed leg; department policy is to leave tourniquets in place
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Mayor: Fire chief not axed for writing anti-gay book http://www.firechief.com/2015/01/15/mayor-fire-chief-not-axed-for-writing-anti-gay-book/ http://www.firechief.com/2015/01/15/mayor-fire-chief-not-axed-for-writing-anti-gay-book/#comments Thu, 15 Jan 2015 18:35:02 +0000 http://www.firechief.com/2015/01/15/mayor-fire-chief-not-axed-for-writing-anti-gay-book/
Mayor Kasim Reed said he fired Chief Kelvin Cochran because he did not get clearance to write to book
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Maine fire chief resigns when board won’t reimburse $34 http://www.firechief.com/2015/01/14/maine-fire-chief-resigns-when-board-wont-reimburse-34/ http://www.firechief.com/2015/01/14/maine-fire-chief-resigns-when-board-wont-reimburse-34/#comments Wed, 14 Jan 2015 19:08:31 +0000 http://www.firechief.com/2015/01/14/maine-fire-chief-resigns-when-board-wont-reimburse-34/
David Stone said selectmen's refusal last week to reimburse him $34 for ink cartridges was the final straw
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