Fire Chief » Fire Department Management http://www.firechief.com Every Department | Every Leader Fri, 23 Jan 2015 04:25:47 +0000 en-US hourly 1 http://wordpress.org/?v=4.1 Baby Boomers vs. Millennials to be explored at Fire-Rescue Med http://www.firechief.com/2015/01/22/baby-boomers-vs-millennials-to-be-explored-at-fire-rescue-med/ http://www.firechief.com/2015/01/22/baby-boomers-vs-millennials-to-be-explored-at-fire-rescue-med/#comments Fri, 23 Jan 2015 03:00:50 +0000 http://www.firechief.com/2015/01/22/baby-boomers-vs-millennials-to-be-explored-at-fire-rescue-med/
The session will examine how EMS and fire chiefs can improve communication with millennials
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Firefighters get prison time for tipping off drug dealers http://www.firechief.com/2015/01/22/firefighters-get-prison-time-for-tipping-off-drug-dealers/ http://www.firechief.com/2015/01/22/firefighters-get-prison-time-for-tipping-off-drug-dealers/#comments Thu, 22 Jan 2015 21:08:51 +0000 http://www.firechief.com/2015/01/22/firefighters-get-prison-time-for-tipping-off-drug-dealers/
The men were able to warn the dealers because police regularly gathered at the fire department before serving arrest warrants
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Fire dept. might close after treasurer stole almost $5K http://www.firechief.com/2015/01/22/fire-dept-might-close-after-treasurer-stole-almost-5k/ http://www.firechief.com/2015/01/22/fire-dept-might-close-after-treasurer-stole-almost-5k/#comments Thu, 22 Jan 2015 20:45:38 +0000 http://www.firechief.com/2015/01/22/fire-dept-might-close-after-treasurer-stole-almost-5k/
The former treasurer stole from the department by cashing checks in which she forged the chief's signature
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2 firefighters fired after homicide sparks ethics probe http://www.firechief.com/2015/01/22/2-firefighters-fired-after-homicide-sparks-ethics-probe/ http://www.firechief.com/2015/01/22/2-firefighters-fired-after-homicide-sparks-ethics-probe/#comments Thu, 22 Jan 2015 19:18:01 +0000 http://www.firechief.com/2015/01/22/2-firefighters-fired-after-homicide-sparks-ethics-probe/
An investigation uncovered unauthorized use of a state vehicle, dishonesty, cheating while an employee was competing for a promotion and improper conduct
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Fla. Batt. Chief accused of smoking pot on job, resigns http://www.firechief.com/2015/01/22/fla-batt-chief-accused-of-smoking-pot-on-job-resigns/ http://www.firechief.com/2015/01/22/fla-batt-chief-accused-of-smoking-pot-on-job-resigns/#comments Thu, 22 Jan 2015 18:18:56 +0000 http://www.firechief.com/2015/01/22/fla-batt-chief-accused-of-smoking-pot-on-job-resigns/
Firefighters reported smelling marijuana in his county vehicle while he was on duty; he refused to take a drug test
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S.F. fire chief still has job after performance review http://www.firechief.com/2015/01/21/s-f-fire-chief-still-has-job-after-performance-review/ http://www.firechief.com/2015/01/21/s-f-fire-chief-still-has-job-after-performance-review/#comments Wed, 21 Jan 2015 20:05:29 +0000 http://www.firechief.com/2015/01/21/s-f-fire-chief-still-has-job-after-performance-review/
Joanne Hayes-White has been on the hot seat in recent months, with members of the firefighters union and even some of her own command staff questioning her leadership
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Fire chief apologizes for ink cartridge tiff, won’t quit http://www.firechief.com/2015/01/21/fire-chief-apologizes-for-ink-cartridge-tiff-wont-quit/ http://www.firechief.com/2015/01/21/fire-chief-apologizes-for-ink-cartridge-tiff-wont-quit/#comments Wed, 21 Jan 2015 19:12:11 +0000 http://www.firechief.com/2015/01/21/fire-chief-apologizes-for-ink-cartridge-tiff-wont-quit/
Fire Chief David Stone said he decided to stay on after being encouraged by other firefighters and town residents
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Fire chief gets 2-day suspension after ethics inquiry http://www.firechief.com/2015/01/20/fire-chief-gets-2-day-suspension-after-ethics-inquiry/ http://www.firechief.com/2015/01/20/fire-chief-gets-2-day-suspension-after-ethics-inquiry/#comments Tue, 20 Jan 2015 20:29:54 +0000 http://www.firechief.com/2015/01/20/fire-chief-gets-2-day-suspension-after-ethics-inquiry/
Chief Darrel Fournier's part-time job with a fire restoration company created the appearance of a conflict of interest to the general public
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Fired Atlanta fire chief speaks at Ga. church http://www.firechief.com/2015/01/19/fired-atlanta-fire-chief-speaks-at-ga-church/ http://www.firechief.com/2015/01/19/fired-atlanta-fire-chief-speaks-at-ga-church/#comments Mon, 19 Jan 2015 20:38:05 +0000 http://www.firechief.com/2015/01/19/fired-atlanta-fire-chief-speaks-at-ga-church/
Chief Cochran: "I'm not going through this because of something I have done."
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Fire apparatus recall: How to cope http://www.firechief.com/2015/01/15/fire-apparatus-recall-how-to-cope/ http://www.firechief.com/2015/01/15/fire-apparatus-recall-how-to-cope/#comments Fri, 16 Jan 2015 00:17:57 +0000 http://www.firechief.com/2015/01/15/fire-apparatus-recall-how-to-cope/
Recalls happen more often than you think; learn how those who have had rigs recalled dealt with being down a truck
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