Fire Chief » Disaster management Every Department | Every Leader Fri, 23 Jan 2015 19:22:03 +0000 en-US hourly 1 Learn unified command before disaster strikes Tue, 11 Nov 2014 21:13:37 +0000
Making the leap from the incident command system to a unified command at a major incident can be smooth if you understand how it works
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Massive wildfire empties another Wash. town Sat, 19 Jul 2014 12:49:56 +0000
Fire chief says 'Mother Nature is winning,' after three towns were evacuated and 100 homes destroyed
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The Command Post Podcast: Does the fire service have a cover-up culture? Thu, 03 Jul 2014 06:00:00 +0000 Lt. Rom Duckworth and Chief Rob Wylie also talk about what happens in those critical first few moments on arrival at a motor vehicle accident]]> 0 Conn. volunteers not included in hurricane response exercise Wed, 25 Jun 2014 19:45:57 +0000
Fire Chief Peter Brown said it was not his intention to snub the volunteers; others see it as a slap in the face.
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Oil train wreck heightens fire chiefs’ concerns Fri, 02 May 2014 17:15:33 +0000
Chief William Dent said his crews don't have the means to put out such fires and training for them doesn't "always make the highest priority."
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Fire officials say rail safety proposal will not work Mon, 28 Apr 2014 15:51:47 +0000
The plan would require rail companies to notify responders when transporting a hazardous material through their jurisdictions.
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Rail safety effort marred by squabbling Thu, 24 Apr 2014 18:45:38 +0000
NTSB chairwoman Deborah Hersman said the government needs to take steps immediately to protect the public from potentially catastrophic oil train accidents.
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Fire chief to testify before Senate on Quebec train disaster Wed, 09 Apr 2014 19:02:53 +0000
Chief Tim Pellerin will testify on behalf of a bill that would appropriate funds to train firefighters to handle large-scale petroleum fires in trains and other transports.
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Minn. firefighters train for train disasters Fri, 21 Mar 2014 19:31:55 +0000
At the end of the training, Fire Chief Paul Nemes said he was convinced his department could handle a disaster like rail and oil fires.
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