Fire Chief » Boston http://www.firechief.com Every Department | Every Leader Sun, 25 Jan 2015 09:25:48 +0000 en-US hourly 1 http://wordpress.org/?v=4.1 Boston fire chief ‘shocked’ at larceny charge http://www.firechief.com/2014/11/26/boston-fire-chief-shocked-at-larceny-charge/ http://www.firechief.com/2014/11/26/boston-fire-chief-shocked-at-larceny-charge/#comments Wed, 26 Nov 2014 19:15:16 +0000 http://www.firechief.com/2014/11/26/boston-fire-chief-shocked-at-larceny-charge/
The attorney general says he had vendors pay him directly when he ran the city's fire academy
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Boston fire chief accused of stealing $50K http://www.firechief.com/2014/11/15/boston-fire-chief-accused-of-stealing-50k/ http://www.firechief.com/2014/11/15/boston-fire-chief-accused-of-stealing-50k/#comments Sat, 15 Nov 2014 10:31:10 +0000 http://www.firechief.com/2014/11/15/boston-fire-chief-accused-of-stealing-50k/ The attorney general says he had vendors pay him directly when he ran the city's fire academy]]> http://www.firechief.com/2014/11/15/boston-fire-chief-accused-of-stealing-50k/feed/ 0 Fines for welding company’s role in fire that killed 2 Boston firefighters http://www.firechief.com/2014/09/20/fines-for-welding-companys-role-in-fire-that-killed-2-boston-firefighters/ http://www.firechief.com/2014/09/20/fines-for-welding-companys-role-in-fire-that-killed-2-boston-firefighters/#comments Sat, 20 Sep 2014 12:44:53 +0000 http://www.firechief.com/2014/09/20/fines-for-welding-companys-role-in-fire-that-killed-2-boston-firefighters/
D&J Iron Works did not follow proper precautions when it set the March fire that killed Firefighter Kennedy and Lt. Walsh
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Boston firefighters get new schedules to curb sick-day abuse http://www.firechief.com/2014/09/15/boston-firefighters-get-new-schedules-to-curb-sick-day-abuse/ http://www.firechief.com/2014/09/15/boston-firefighters-get-new-schedules-to-curb-sick-day-abuse/#comments Mon, 15 Sep 2014 15:24:13 +0000 http://www.firechief.com/2014/09/15/boston-firefighters-get-new-schedules-to-curb-sick-day-abuse/
The new plan follows through on Commissioner Joseph Finn's pledge to restructure management and bring greater accountability
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New Boston commish aims to improve firefighters’ health http://www.firechief.com/2014/07/30/new-boston-commish-aims-to-improve-firefighters-health/ http://www.firechief.com/2014/07/30/new-boston-commish-aims-to-improve-firefighters-health/#comments Wed, 30 Jul 2014 10:36:27 +0000 http://www.firechief.com/2014/07/30/new-boston-commish-aims-to-improve-firefighters-health/
Joseph Finn will be implementing a cancer-prevention program, wants to reduce injuries and promote exercise and healthy living
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New Boston commissioner ready to tackle challenges http://www.firechief.com/2014/07/08/new-boston-commissioner-ready-to-tackle-challenges/ http://www.firechief.com/2014/07/08/new-boston-commissioner-ready-to-tackle-challenges/#comments Tue, 08 Jul 2014 13:05:03 +0000 http://www.firechief.com/2014/07/08/new-boston-commissioner-ready-to-tackle-challenges/
Joseph Finn, a 30-year veteran, said he plans to name his command staff soon
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30-year veteran named new Boston fire commish http://www.firechief.com/2014/07/07/30-year-veteran-named-new-boston-fire-commish/ http://www.firechief.com/2014/07/07/30-year-veteran-named-new-boston-fire-commish/#comments Mon, 07 Jul 2014 13:17:23 +0000 http://www.firechief.com/2014/07/07/30-year-veteran-named-new-boston-fire-commish/
Deputy Chief Joseph E. Finn, 53, was hailed for his quick action during a Back Bay blaze in March that killed two firefighters
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7 steps to beat wind-driven fire http://www.firechief.com/2014/05/14/7-steps-beat-wind-driven-fire/ http://www.firechief.com/2014/05/14/7-steps-beat-wind-driven-fire/#comments Wed, 14 May 2014 20:00:02 +0000 http://www.firechief.com/?p=1738
What may seem a slight breeze can dramatically alter fire behavior within a structure, and the safety of those inside.
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Boston considers permit changes following LODDs http://www.firechief.com/2014/04/07/boston-considers-permit-changes-following-lodds/ http://www.firechief.com/2014/04/07/boston-considers-permit-changes-following-lodds/#comments Mon, 07 Apr 2014 20:24:40 +0000 http://www.firechief.com/?p=1186
Fire officials said the blaze was accidently sparked by welders who failed to get a permit for work on a neighboring building.
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Harvard issues report on marathon bombing response http://www.firechief.com/2014/04/07/harvard-issues-report-marathon-bombing-response/ http://www.firechief.com/2014/04/07/harvard-issues-report-marathon-bombing-response/#comments Mon, 07 Apr 2014 20:23:01 +0000 http://www.firechief.com/?p=1183
At one point the scene became a triangle of police vehicles that hampered an ambulance's effort to transport a wounded officer.
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