Fire Chief » Fire Department Management http://www.firechief.com Every Department | Every Leader Wed, 26 Nov 2014 16:28:37 +0000 en-US hourly 1 http://wordpress.org/?v=4.0.1 Fire marshal impaired at scene suspended without pay http://www.firechief.com/2014/11/25/fire-marshal-impaired-at-scene-suspended-without-pay/ http://www.firechief.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/32/2014/11/crom.jpg http://www.firechief.com/2014/11/25/fire-marshal-impaired-at-scene-suspended-without-pay/#comments Tue, 25 Nov 2014 20:23:07 +0000 http://www.firechief.com/2014/11/25/fire-marshal-impaired-at-scene-suspended-without-pay/
Todd Gagnon showed up with red blood shot eyes, slurred delayed speech and was swaying back and forth
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Fire chief suspended after writing book condemning homosexuality http://www.firechief.com/2014/11/25/fire-chief-suspended-after-writing-book-condemning-homosexuality/ http://www.firechief.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/32/2014/11/chief-37.jpg http://www.firechief.com/2014/11/25/fire-chief-suspended-after-writing-book-condemning-homosexuality/#comments Tue, 25 Nov 2014 18:28:43 +0000 http://www.firechief.com/2014/11/25/fire-chief-suspended-after-writing-book-condemning-homosexuality/
City officials said Chief Kelvin Cochran violated city policy by publishing a book without permission
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Widow’s attorney blasts Dallas fire officials in LODD http://www.firechief.com/2014/11/24/widows-attorney-blasts-dallas-fire-officials-in-lodd/ http://www.firechief.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/32/2014/11/stanley.jpg http://www.firechief.com/2014/11/24/widows-attorney-blasts-dallas-fire-officials-in-lodd/#comments Mon, 24 Nov 2014 18:51:15 +0000 http://www.firechief.com/2014/11/24/widows-attorney-blasts-dallas-fire-officials-in-lodd/
The attorney said a cultural indifference and lack of accountability led to firefighter Stanley Wilson's death
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Former NC fire chief charged with stealing $100K from department http://www.firechief.com/2014/11/22/former-nc-fire-chief-charged-with-stealing-100k-from-department/ http://www.firechief.com/2014/11/22/former-nc-fire-chief-charged-with-stealing-100k-from-department/#comments Sat, 22 Nov 2014 07:09:18 +0000 http://www.firechief.com/2014/11/22/former-nc-fire-chief-charged-with-stealing-100k-from-department/ The embezzlement charges say he took the money over a three-year period]]> http://www.firechief.com/2014/11/22/former-nc-fire-chief-charged-with-stealing-100k-from-department/feed/ 0 City official names new Md. police, fire chiefs http://www.firechief.com/2014/11/21/city-official-names-new-md-police-fire-chiefs/ http://www.firechief.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/32/2014/11/fc-12.jpg http://www.firechief.com/2014/11/21/city-official-names-new-md-police-fire-chiefs/#comments Fri, 21 Nov 2014 19:53:49 +0000 http://www.firechief.com/2014/11/21/city-official-names-new-md-police-fire-chiefs/
Executive-elect Steve Schuh wanted to pick his own chiefs who would enact his crime prevention priorities
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Draft of Dallas LODD report more critical than official version http://www.firechief.com/2014/11/20/draft-of-dallas-lodd-report-more-critical-than-official-version/ http://www.firechief.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/32/2014/11/sw.jpg http://www.firechief.com/2014/11/20/draft-of-dallas-lodd-report-more-critical-than-official-version/#comments Thu, 20 Nov 2014 19:42:39 +0000 http://www.firechief.com/2014/11/20/draft-of-dallas-lodd-report-more-critical-than-official-version/
The draft criticizes Deputy Chief Bobby Ross' decision to send firefighters into the apartment complex; it also slams the department's sloppiness on scene
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Video: Ky. fire chief drops N-word at crash scene http://www.firechief.com/2014/11/20/video-ky-fire-chief-drops-n-word-at-crash-scene/ http://www.firechief.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/32/2014/11/chief-36.jpg http://www.firechief.com/2014/11/20/video-ky-fire-chief-drops-n-word-at-crash-scene/#comments Thu, 20 Nov 2014 19:25:45 +0000 http://www.firechief.com/2014/11/20/video-ky-fire-chief-drops-n-word-at-crash-scene/
Chief Julius Hatfield said he didn't remember the crash incident and sometimes has "a slip of the tongue"
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Myth-busting the new fire grant rules http://www.firechief.com/2014/11/19/myth-busting-the-new-fire-grant-rules/ http://www.firechief.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/32/2014/11/NewTurnoutGear.png http://www.firechief.com/2014/11/19/myth-busting-the-new-fire-grant-rules/#comments Thu, 20 Nov 2014 02:25:58 +0000 http://www.firechief.com/2014/11/19/myth-busting-the-new-fire-grant-rules/
News of new AFG rules are causing a great deal of undue fear in the fire service; here's what you need to know to not run afoul
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LAFD fire chief creates bureaus to boost accountability http://www.firechief.com/2014/11/19/lafd-fire-chief-creates-bureaus-to-boost-accountability/ http://www.firechief.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/32/2014/11/chief-35.jpg http://www.firechief.com/2014/11/19/lafd-fire-chief-creates-bureaus-to-boost-accountability/#comments Wed, 19 Nov 2014 21:22:40 +0000 http://www.firechief.com/2014/11/19/lafd-fire-chief-creates-bureaus-to-boost-accountability/
Chief Ralph Terrazas said the new system to take effect in January and will be overseen by four deputy chiefs who will become the fire chiefs for those bureaus
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Fire dept., board up company relationship questioned http://www.firechief.com/2014/11/19/fire-dept-board-up-company-relationship-questioned/ http://www.firechief.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/32/2014/11/board-1.jpg http://www.firechief.com/2014/11/19/fire-dept-board-up-company-relationship-questioned/#comments Wed, 19 Nov 2014 19:55:58 +0000 http://www.firechief.com/2014/11/19/fire-dept-board-up-company-relationship-questioned/
Fire officials said they do call the board up companies, but that homeowners still have a choice
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