Fire Chief » News http://www.firechief.com Every Department | Every Leader Thu, 05 Mar 2015 01:21:10 +0000 en-US hourly 1 http://wordpress.org/?v=4.1.1 Fire chief reinstated after fight with council http://www.firechief.com/2015/03/04/fire-chief-reinstated-after-fight-with-council/ http://www.firechief.com/2015/03/04/fire-chief-reinstated-after-fight-with-council/#comments Wed, 04 Mar 2015 22:02:15 +0000 http://www.firechief.com/2015/03/04/fire-chief-reinstated-after-fight-with-council/ When he walked off the job last week, at least six volunteer firefighters followed suite]]> http://www.firechief.com/2015/03/04/fire-chief-reinstated-after-fight-with-council/feed/ 0 Tenn. fire chief to retire after 44 years of service http://www.firechief.com/2015/03/04/tenn-fire-chief-to-retire-after-44-years-of-service/ http://www.firechief.com/2015/03/04/tenn-fire-chief-to-retire-after-44-years-of-service/#comments Wed, 04 Mar 2015 21:53:14 +0000 http://www.firechief.com/2015/03/04/tenn-fire-chief-to-retire-after-44-years-of-service/
His last day as chief will be on the eve of his 83rd birthday; he's now going to be a videographer
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Dallas fire chief pressured to finish college degree http://www.firechief.com/2015/03/04/dallas-fire-chief-pressured-to-finish-college-degree/ http://www.firechief.com/2015/03/04/dallas-fire-chief-pressured-to-finish-college-degree/#comments Wed, 04 Mar 2015 19:32:01 +0000 http://www.firechief.com/2015/03/04/dallas-fire-chief-pressured-to-finish-college-degree/
He told fire officials that he delayed his bachelor's degree because of unexpected and unforeseen professional and personal challenges
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Dallas fire chief still working on college degree http://www.firechief.com/2015/03/04/dallas-fire-chief-still-working-on-college-degree/ http://www.firechief.com/2015/03/04/dallas-fire-chief-still-working-on-college-degree/#comments Wed, 04 Mar 2015 19:32:01 +0000 http://www.firechief.com/2015/03/04/dallas-fire-chief-still-working-on-college-degree/
He told fire officials that he delayed his bachelor's degree because of unexpected and unforeseen professional and personal challenges
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Man arrested for punching fire chief, kicking cop http://www.firechief.com/2015/03/04/man-arrested-for-punching-fire-chief-kicking-cop/ http://www.firechief.com/2015/03/04/man-arrested-for-punching-fire-chief-kicking-cop/#comments Wed, 04 Mar 2015 19:07:41 +0000 http://www.firechief.com/2015/03/04/man-arrested-for-punching-fire-chief-kicking-cop/
The man hit the chief in the chest; the police officer was kicked in the knee and also spit in the face and mouth
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Fire chief: Fires at First Nation reserve ‘terrify’ me http://www.firechief.com/2015/03/03/fire-chief-fires-at-first-nation-reserve-terrify-me/ http://www.firechief.com/2015/03/03/fire-chief-fires-at-first-nation-reserve-terrify-me/#comments Tue, 03 Mar 2015 19:29:35 +0000 http://www.firechief.com/2015/03/03/fire-chief-fires-at-first-nation-reserve-terrify-me/
The chief said despite the mounting debt and expired contract, his crews would respond to a fire with lives at stake
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Maine departments in need of volunteer firefighters http://www.firechief.com/2015/03/02/maine-departments-in-need-of-volunteer-firefighters/ http://www.firechief.com/2015/03/02/maine-departments-in-need-of-volunteer-firefighters/#comments Mon, 02 Mar 2015 20:23:09 +0000 http://www.firechief.com/2015/03/02/maine-departments-in-need-of-volunteer-firefighters/
Falling numbers and aging staffs pose an escalating risk to people and property
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Retired Seattle fire chief to lead D.C. fire and EMS http://www.firechief.com/2015/03/02/retired-seattle-fire-chief-to-lead-d-c-fire-and-ems/ http://www.firechief.com/2015/03/02/retired-seattle-fire-chief-to-lead-d-c-fire-and-ems/#comments Mon, 02 Mar 2015 18:31:53 +0000 http://www.firechief.com/2015/03/02/retired-seattle-fire-chief-to-lead-d-c-fire-and-ems/
Chief Gregory Dean led the Seattle Fire Department for a decade; he was known for improving cardiac care performance
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Ky. fire chiefs oppose switch from plain language to 10 codes http://www.firechief.com/2015/03/01/ky-fire-chiefs-oppose-switch-from-plain-language-to-10-codes/ http://www.firechief.com/2015/03/01/ky-fire-chiefs-oppose-switch-from-plain-language-to-10-codes/#comments Sun, 01 Mar 2015 21:12:02 +0000 http://www.firechief.com/2015/03/01/ky-fire-chiefs-oppose-switch-from-plain-language-to-10-codes/
Despite the fire chiefs' opposition, the measure was approved
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USFA report details fire-related firefighter injuries http://www.firechief.com/2015/02/28/usfa-report-details-fire-related-firefighter-injuries/ http://www.firechief.com/2015/02/28/usfa-report-details-fire-related-firefighter-injuries/#comments Sat, 28 Feb 2015 18:10:44 +0000 http://www.firechief.com/2015/02/28/usfa-report-details-fire-related-firefighter-injuries/
From 2010 to 2012, about 70,450 firefighter injuries occurred annually; the majority occurred in structure fires
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