Fire Chief » News http://www.firechief.com Every Department | Every Leader Fri, 27 Mar 2015 20:21:10 +0000 en-US hourly 1 http://wordpress.org/?v=4.1.1 Calif. city firefighters let EMT certification lapse http://www.firechief.com/2015/03/27/calif-city-firefighters-let-emt-certification-lapse/ http://www.firechief.com/2015/03/27/calif-city-firefighters-let-emt-certification-lapse/#comments Fri, 27 Mar 2015 18:07:43 +0000 http://www.firechief.com/2015/03/27/calif-city-firefighters-let-emt-certification-lapse/
Nearly one in four members, including the Compton Fire Chief, are working without an EMT certification
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Investigation starts in blaze that killed Ohio firefighter http://www.firechief.com/2015/03/27/investigation-starts-in-blaze-that-killed-ohio-firefighter/ http://www.firechief.com/2015/03/27/investigation-starts-in-blaze-that-killed-ohio-firefighter/#comments Fri, 27 Mar 2015 17:20:40 +0000 http://www.firechief.com/2015/03/27/investigation-starts-in-blaze-that-killed-ohio-firefighter/
Fire Chief Richard Braun says department policies and procedures will be reviewed to try to learn from the death
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Voters oust fire chief; write-in candidate takes over http://www.firechief.com/2015/03/26/voters-oust-fire-chief-write-in-candidate-takes-over/ http://www.firechief.com/2015/03/26/voters-oust-fire-chief-write-in-candidate-takes-over/#comments Thu, 26 Mar 2015 18:07:56 +0000 http://www.firechief.com/2015/03/26/voters-oust-fire-chief-write-in-candidate-takes-over/
Write-in candidate firefighter Justin Tibbetts, 25, won the fire chief position with 89 votes to incumbent Chief Rob Dixon's 83 votes
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Fla. man high on bath salts slaps fire chief http://www.firechief.com/2015/03/26/fla-man-high-on-bath-salts-slaps-fire-chief/ http://www.firechief.com/2015/03/26/fla-man-high-on-bath-salts-slaps-fire-chief/#comments Thu, 26 Mar 2015 17:37:53 +0000 http://www.firechief.com/2015/03/26/fla-man-high-on-bath-salts-slaps-fire-chief/
The chief hit him in the face with his portable radio and witnesses helped him secure the man until deputies arrived
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Mayday: Ohio firefighter falls down elevator shaft http://www.firechief.com/2015/03/26/mayday-ohio-firefighter-falls-down-elevator-shaft/ http://www.firechief.com/2015/03/26/mayday-ohio-firefighter-falls-down-elevator-shaft/#comments Thu, 26 Mar 2015 17:12:13 +0000 http://www.firechief.com/2015/03/26/mayday-ohio-firefighter-falls-down-elevator-shaft/
The firefighter was rescued by his colleagues after falling; he suffered serious injuries
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Ohio firefighter dies after falling down elevator shaft http://www.firechief.com/2015/03/26/ohio-firefighter-dies-after-falling-down-elevator-shaft/ http://www.firechief.com/2015/03/26/ohio-firefighter-dies-after-falling-down-elevator-shaft/#comments Thu, 26 Mar 2015 17:12:13 +0000 http://www.firechief.com/2015/03/26/ohio-firefighter-dies-after-falling-down-elevator-shaft/
Firefighter Daryl Gordon, 54, is the first Cincinnati firefighter to die in the line of duty since 2003
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Fire chief: Township may shut down fire department http://www.firechief.com/2015/03/25/fire-chief-township-may-shut-down-fire-department/ http://www.firechief.com/2015/03/25/fire-chief-township-may-shut-down-fire-department/#comments Wed, 25 Mar 2015 20:05:51 +0000 http://www.firechief.com/2015/03/25/fire-chief-township-may-shut-down-fire-department/
They might close down the fire department temporarily and reopen it with new leadership
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Quick Take: General George S. Patton on leadership and change http://www.firechief.com/2015/03/24/quick-take-general-george-s-patton-on-leadership-and-change/ http://www.firechief.com/2015/03/24/quick-take-general-george-s-patton-on-leadership-and-change/#comments Tue, 24 Mar 2015 17:38:32 +0000 http://www.firechief.com/2015/03/24/quick-take-general-george-s-patton-on-leadership-and-change/
Fire and EMS leaders must embrace change, and use visionary thinking to inspire crews
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Pa. fire chief says son made her join fire dept. http://www.firechief.com/2015/03/23/pa-fire-chief-says-son-made-her-join-fire-dept/ http://www.firechief.com/2015/03/23/pa-fire-chief-says-son-made-her-join-fire-dept/#comments Mon, 23 Mar 2015 18:37:07 +0000 http://www.firechief.com/2015/03/23/pa-fire-chief-says-son-made-her-join-fire-dept/
As the company's first-ever female chief officer, she has no regrets for the decision her son forced on her
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Video: Fire chief surprises crew who saved his life http://www.firechief.com/2015/03/23/video-fire-chief-surprises-crew-who-saved-his-life/ http://www.firechief.com/2015/03/23/video-fire-chief-surprises-crew-who-saved-his-life/#comments Mon, 23 Mar 2015 17:55:09 +0000 http://www.firechief.com/2015/03/23/video-fire-chief-surprises-crew-who-saved-his-life/
He also expressed gratitude to everyone who supported him, through small gestures like walking his dog and sending a basket of treats
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