Fire Chief » Funds http://www.firechief.com Every Department | Every Leader Mon, 26 Jan 2015 10:25:49 +0000 en-US hourly 1 http://wordpress.org/?v=4.1 Aging fire trucks concern Ohio firefighters http://www.firechief.com/2015/01/08/aging-fire-trucks-concern-ohio-firefighters/ http://www.firechief.com/2015/01/08/aging-fire-trucks-concern-ohio-firefighters/#comments Thu, 08 Jan 2015 18:51:54 +0000 http://www.firechief.com/2015/01/08/aging-fire-trucks-concern-ohio-firefighters/
Two recent breakdowns have created gaps in fire coverage; the average age of a Covington fire truck is 15 years
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LAFD seeks $4.5M to restore service at fire station http://www.firechief.com/2014/10/25/lafd-seeks-4-5m-to-restore-service-at-fire-station/ http://www.firechief.com/2014/10/25/lafd-seeks-4-5m-to-restore-service-at-fire-station/#comments Sat, 25 Oct 2014 12:15:56 +0000 http://www.firechief.com/2014/10/25/lafd-seeks-4-5m-to-restore-service-at-fire-station/
Fire Chief Ralph Terrazas also wants to add staff to increase supervision and begin an outreach program to recruit in high schools
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Fire chief: Ohio fire station may close if levy fails http://www.firechief.com/2014/10/16/fire-chief-ohio-fire-station-may-close-if-levy-fails/ http://www.firechief.com/2014/10/16/fire-chief-ohio-fire-station-may-close-if-levy-fails/#comments Thu, 16 Oct 2014 11:18:57 +0000 http://www.firechief.com/2014/10/16/fire-chief-ohio-fire-station-may-close-if-levy-fails/
The chief said that if voters reject the levy, the department would lay off firefighters and possibly close one of its four fire stations
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Ky. fire department achieves better ISO rating http://www.firechief.com/2014/10/15/ky-fire-department-achieves-better-iso-rating/ http://www.firechief.com/2014/10/15/ky-fire-department-achieves-better-iso-rating/#comments Wed, 15 Oct 2014 12:43:43 +0000 http://www.firechief.com/2014/10/15/ky-fire-department-achieves-better-iso-rating/
The cumulative effect of fire insurance savings across the entire community over the years could be significant
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Firefighter overtime spikes in Wash.; cuts possible http://www.firechief.com/2014/09/16/firefighter-overtime-spikes-in-wash-cuts-possible/ http://www.firechief.com/2014/09/16/firefighter-overtime-spikes-in-wash-cuts-possible/#comments Tue, 16 Sep 2014 10:43:44 +0000 http://www.firechief.com/2014/09/16/firefighter-overtime-spikes-in-wash-cuts-possible/
Fire Chief Al Duke instituted a spending freeze that delays department purchases, staff training and facility maintenance indefinitely
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Ex-asst. chief accused of stealing money from charity http://www.firechief.com/2014/08/15/ex-asst-chief-accused-of-stealing-money-from-charity/ http://www.firechief.com/2014/08/15/ex-asst-chief-accused-of-stealing-money-from-charity/#comments Fri, 15 Aug 2014 08:57:09 +0000 http://www.firechief.com/2014/08/15/ex-asst-chief-accused-of-stealing-money-from-charity/
Brian Freed was arrested on a charge of theft of $1,500 to $20,000; he told police he was in debt and had an addiction problem
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Iowa fire chief on hunger strike loses 28 pounds http://www.firechief.com/2014/07/16/iowa-fire-chief-on-hunger-strike-loses-28-pounds/ http://www.firechief.com/2014/07/16/iowa-fire-chief-on-hunger-strike-loses-28-pounds/#comments Wed, 16 Jul 2014 10:52:46 +0000 http://www.firechief.com/2014/07/16/iowa-fire-chief-on-hunger-strike-loses-28-pounds/
Fire Chief Kirk Kelley says he is on a hunger strike until nearly $500,000 is raised to fund a new firehouse for his department
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Tenn. fire chief seeks new turnout gear, fire truck http://www.firechief.com/2014/05/15/tenn-fire-chief-seeks-new-turnout-gear-fire-truck/ http://www.firechief.com/2014/05/15/tenn-fire-chief-seeks-new-turnout-gear-fire-truck/#comments Thu, 15 May 2014 18:40:33 +0000 http://www.firechief.com/?p=1742
Chief Kevin Peters said their current turnout gear is 13 years old, while the average life span is eight years.
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Okla. fire department charging insurance for non-fire calls http://www.firechief.com/2014/05/07/okla-fire-department-charging-insurance-non-fire-calls/ http://www.firechief.com/2014/05/07/okla-fire-department-charging-insurance-non-fire-calls/#comments Wed, 07 May 2014 19:32:14 +0000 http://www.firechief.com/?p=1647
Fire officials say the change will bring in as much as $75,000 annually to be pumped back into the department for equipment and supplies.
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How Obamacare can boost fire department revenue http://www.firechief.com/2014/05/06/obamacare-can-boost-fire-department-revenue/ http://www.firechief.com/2014/05/06/obamacare-can-boost-fire-department-revenue/#comments Tue, 06 May 2014 06:00:26 +0000 http://www.firechief.com/?p=1626
Although EMS is never mentioned in the ACA, the law has several revenue and service opportunities for fire-based EMS.
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