Fire Chief » Fire chief http://www.firechief.com Every Department | Every Leader Wed, 10 Dec 2014 19:53:35 +0000 en-US hourly 1 http://wordpress.org/?v=4.0.1 Officials criticize investigation of S.C. firehouse arson http://www.firechief.com/2014/12/10/officials-criticize-investigation-of-s-c-firehouse-arson/ http://www.firechief.com/2014/12/10/officials-criticize-investigation-of-s-c-firehouse-arson/#comments Wed, 10 Dec 2014 19:53:35 +0000 http://www.firechief.com/2014/12/10/officials-criticize-investigation-of-s-c-firehouse-arson/
The mayor and fire chief said the incident should be handled by the state instead of the town's police department
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Officials: Conn. fire chief halted probe of firefighter’s death http://www.firechief.com/2014/12/09/officials-conn-fire-chief-halted-probe-of-firefighters-death/ http://www.firechief.com/2014/12/09/officials-conn-fire-chief-halted-probe-of-firefighters-death/#comments Tue, 09 Dec 2014 19:13:18 +0000 http://www.firechief.com/2014/12/09/officials-conn-fire-chief-halted-probe-of-firefighters-death/
Fire officials said they would not take part in an effort to mislead or deceive members of the department, Bell's family or the community
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Memorial dedicated to firefighter struck and killed by train http://www.firechief.com/2014/12/08/memorial-dedicated-to-firefighter-struck-and-killed-by-train/ http://www.firechief.com/2014/12/08/memorial-dedicated-to-firefighter-struck-and-killed-by-train/#comments Mon, 08 Dec 2014 20:14:41 +0000 http://www.firechief.com/2014/12/08/memorial-dedicated-to-firefighter-struck-and-killed-by-train/
Firefighter Edwin "Jeff" Wenztel, a 35-year veteran of the department, was struck and killed by a train searching for a missing woman
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Ga. fire chief who submitted fake degree resigns http://www.firechief.com/2014/12/08/ga-fire-chief-who-submitted-fake-degree-resigns/ http://www.firechief.com/2014/12/08/ga-fire-chief-who-submitted-fake-degree-resigns/#comments Mon, 08 Dec 2014 19:39:47 +0000 http://www.firechief.com/2014/12/08/ga-fire-chief-who-submitted-fake-degree-resigns/
Harold Weller submitted a degree from a known diploma mill; his last day is Dec. 19
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Conn. fire lieutenants get into fight at fire scene http://www.firechief.com/2014/12/08/conn-fire-lieutenants-get-into-fight-at-fire-scene/ http://www.firechief.com/2014/12/08/conn-fire-lieutenants-get-into-fight-at-fire-scene/#comments Mon, 08 Dec 2014 18:58:51 +0000 http://www.firechief.com/2014/12/08/conn-fire-lieutenants-get-into-fight-at-fire-scene/
One of the lieutenants called 911 after returning to the fire station and said he wanted to file an assault complaint
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Video: Massive fire destroys L.A. apartment complex http://www.firechief.com/2014/12/08/video-massive-fire-destroys-l-a-apartment-complex/ http://www.firechief.com/2014/12/08/video-massive-fire-destroys-l-a-apartment-complex/#comments Mon, 08 Dec 2014 18:47:34 +0000 http://www.firechief.com/2014/12/08/video-massive-fire-destroys-l-a-apartment-complex/
More than 250 firefighters battled the blaze that damaged three floors before being brought under control
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Responders still dealing with Sandy Hook trauma http://www.firechief.com/2014/12/06/responders-still-dealing-with-sandy-hook-trauma/ http://www.firechief.com/2014/12/06/responders-still-dealing-with-sandy-hook-trauma/#comments Sat, 06 Dec 2014 19:59:52 +0000 http://www.firechief.com/2014/12/06/responders-still-dealing-with-sandy-hook-trauma/
Public safety culture is changing, with it perhaps the notion that responders are immune to emotional injury from traumatic events
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Firefighter acquitted of charges for passing school bus http://www.firechief.com/2014/12/06/firefighter-acquitted-of-charges-for-passing-school-bus/ http://www.firechief.com/2014/12/06/firefighter-acquitted-of-charges-for-passing-school-bus/#comments Sat, 06 Dec 2014 12:03:06 +0000 http://www.firechief.com/2014/12/06/firefighter-acquitted-of-charges-for-passing-school-bus/
The judge ruled there were too many inconsistencies with the testimonies to find the firefighter guilty beyond a reasonable doubt
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Calif. fire chief arrested on grand theft charges http://www.firechief.com/2014/12/05/calif-fire-chief-arrested-on-grand-theft-charges/ http://www.firechief.com/2014/12/05/calif-fire-chief-arrested-on-grand-theft-charges/#comments Fri, 05 Dec 2014 20:30:31 +0000 http://www.firechief.com/2014/12/05/calif-fire-chief-arrested-on-grand-theft-charges/
Chief Mark Ladas and his wife are accused of stealing tens of thousands of dollars, tax evasion and filing false tax returns
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L.A. firefighter develops craft brew line http://www.firechief.com/2014/12/04/l-a-firefighter-develops-craft-brew-line/ http://www.firechief.com/2014/12/04/l-a-firefighter-develops-craft-brew-line/#comments Thu, 04 Dec 2014 23:10:43 +0000 http://www.firechief.com/2014/12/04/l-a-firefighter-develops-craft-brew-line/
This premium line of micro-brewed beers was created by and for firefighters
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