Fire Chief » Firefighters http://www.firechief.com Every Department | Every Leader Fri, 23 Jan 2015 19:25:47 +0000 en-US hourly 1 http://wordpress.org/?v=4.1 Judge: N.Y. city can cut firefighters, equipment http://www.firechief.com/2014/06/30/judge-n-y-city-can-cut-firefighters-equipment/ http://www.firechief.com/2014/06/30/judge-n-y-city-can-cut-firefighters-equipment/#comments Mon, 30 Jun 2014 19:53:36 +0000 http://www.firechief.com/?p=2315
Fire union said they knew seeking an injunction to stop the city from making the cuts was a long shot.
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New app puts location of AEDs at your fingertips http://www.firechief.com/2014/06/24/new-app-puts-location-aeds-fingertips/ http://www.firechief.com/2014/06/24/new-app-puts-location-aeds-fingertips/#comments Tue, 24 Jun 2014 23:49:23 +0000 http://www.firechief.com/?p=2269
When a cardiac emergency strikes, a nearby AED can help save a life — and Physio-Control’s new database helps you find one.
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New carrying case helps firefighters administer naloxone quickly http://www.firechief.com/2014/06/24/new-carrying-case-helps-firefighters-administer-naloxone-quickly/ http://www.firechief.com/2014/06/24/new-carrying-case-helps-firefighters-administer-naloxone-quickly/#comments Tue, 24 Jun 2014 23:44:31 +0000 http://www.firechief.com/?p=2262
With a growing number of responders carrying the heroin overdose antidote, Iron Duck created a kit to transport the drug.
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Report: Firefighters’ death investigation reveals lack of communication http://www.firechief.com/2014/05/20/report-firefighters-death-investigation-reveals-lack-communication/ http://www.firechief.com/2014/05/20/report-firefighters-death-investigation-reveals-lack-communication/#comments Tue, 20 May 2014 15:04:03 +0000 http://www.firechief.com/?p=1802
The report cited failure to call mayday, use a thermal imager and be fully staffed as contributing factors to the line of duty deaths.
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The Command Post Podcast: Fire-based EMS mentality, incident command tips http://www.firechief.com/2014/05/02/1585/ http://www.firechief.com/2014/05/02/1585/#comments Fri, 02 May 2014 06:00:36 +0000 http://www.firechief.com/?p=1585
Lt. Rom Duckworth and Chief Rob Wylie bring expert perspective to hot topics, frontline tactics and leadership lessons that firefighters and officers need to be safe and successful.
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Pilot program sends firefighters to homes for patient check-ins http://www.firechief.com/2014/04/01/pilot-program-sends-firefighters-homes-patient-check-ins/ http://www.firechief.com/2014/04/01/pilot-program-sends-firefighters-homes-patient-check-ins/#comments Tue, 01 Apr 2014 21:47:02 +0000 http://www.firechief.com/?p=1099
The program, called the post-discharge firefighter visit, also adds to the health care duties of fire departments that have fewer fires to fight.
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Reality Training: Commanding the first 5 minutes http://www.firechief.com/2014/02/24/reality-training-commanding-first-5-minutes/ http://www.firechief.com/2014/02/24/reality-training-commanding-first-5-minutes/#comments Mon, 24 Feb 2014 19:03:28 +0000 http://www.firechiefnation.com/?p=211
Would your fire attack tactics be any different, especially in the first five minutes?
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How to outfit your fire station with fitness equipment http://www.firechief.com/2014/02/14/outfit-fire-station-fitness-equipment/ http://www.firechief.com/2014/02/14/outfit-fire-station-fitness-equipment/#comments Fri, 14 Feb 2014 23:15:45 +0000 http://www.firechiefnation.com/?p=54 Not taking fitness serious is an invitation to injury and illness; here's a look at some of the equipment options to keep you in shape.]]> http://www.firechief.com/2014/02/14/outfit-fire-station-fitness-equipment/feed/ 0