Fire Chief » IAFC 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 ISFSI continues work on the Principles of Modern Fire Attack http://www.firechief.com/2014/11/21/isfsi-continues-work-on-the-principles-of-modern-fire-attack/ http://www.firechief.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/32/2014/11/ff-47.jpg http://www.firechief.com/2014/11/21/isfsi-continues-work-on-the-principles-of-modern-fire-attack/#comments Fri, 21 Nov 2014 19:39:52 +0000 http://www.firechief.com/2014/11/21/isfsi-continues-work-on-the-principles-of-modern-fire-attack/
Funding for the program has been extended to teach science-based tactical decision making for company officers and firefighters
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Conversation with a fire chief: William Metcalf http://www.firechief.com/2014/09/09/conversation-with-a-fire-chief-william-metcalf/ http://www.firechief.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/32/2014/11/Metcalf2.png http://www.firechief.com/2014/09/09/conversation-with-a-fire-chief-william-metcalf/#comments Tue, 09 Sep 2014 17:16:53 +0000 http://www.firechief.com/2014/09/09/conversation-with-a-fire-chief-william-metcalf/
Chief Metcalf shares some of the wisdom he gained after a year at the helm of the IAFC
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The Command Post Podcast: The value of unified command in Ferguson http://www.firechief.com/2014/08/29/the-command-post-podcast-the-value-of-unified-command-in-ferguson/ http://www.firechief.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/32/2014/11/FR1_NL_Podcast_Banner_260x150-7.jpg http://www.firechief.com/2014/08/29/the-command-post-podcast-the-value-of-unified-command-in-ferguson/#comments Fri, 29 Aug 2014 06:00:00 +0000 http://www.firechief.com/2014/08/29/the-command-post-podcast-the-value-of-unified-command-in-ferguson/
Lt. Rom Duckworth and Chief Rob Wylie also remind firefighters to stay safe while participating in community events
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3 fire chiefs tackle fire service issues at FRI http://www.firechief.com/2014/08/14/3-fire-chiefs-tackle-fire-service-issues-at-fri/ http://www.firechief.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/32/2014/11/question.jpg http://www.firechief.com/2014/08/14/3-fire-chiefs-tackle-fire-service-issues-at-fri/#comments Thu, 14 Aug 2014 16:10:50 +0000 http://www.firechief.com/2014/08/14/3-fire-chiefs-tackle-fire-service-issues-at-fri/
IAFC ditched the traditional keynote speaker at FRI in favor of an open discussion on big issues with three fire chiefs
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Fire Chief Keith Bryant sworn in as IAFC president, chairman http://www.firechief.com/2014/08/14/fire-chief-keith-bryant-sworn-in-as-iafc-president-chairman/ http://www.firechief.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/32/2014/11/chief-16.jpg http://www.firechief.com/2014/08/14/fire-chief-keith-bryant-sworn-in-as-iafc-president-chairman/#comments Thu, 14 Aug 2014 14:59:43 +0000 http://www.firechief.com/2014/08/14/fire-chief-keith-bryant-sworn-in-as-iafc-president-chairman/
During his inaugural address, Chief Bryant noted that leadership is a key component in reducing and eliminating firefighter fatalities and injuries
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Just promoted: How fire officers can succeed http://www.firechief.com/2014/07/11/just-promoted-how-fire-officers-can-succeed/ http://www.firechief.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/32/2014/11/prmo-1.jpg http://www.firechief.com/2014/07/11/just-promoted-how-fire-officers-can-succeed/#comments Fri, 11 Jul 2014 21:00:19 +0000 http://www.firechief.com/2014/07/11/just-promoted-how-fire-officers-can-succeed/
The company officer is one of the most vital roles on a department and one of more difficult jobs to accept; here's a look at how to ease the transition
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Firefighter roadside safety: An expert’s advice http://www.firechief.com/2014/07/07/firefighter-roadside-safety-an-experts-advice/ http://www.firechief.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/32/2014/11/safety-3.jpg http://www.firechief.com/2014/07/07/firefighter-roadside-safety-an-experts-advice/#comments Mon, 07 Jul 2014 16:49:45 +0000 http://www.firechief.com/2014/07/07/firefighter-roadside-safety-an-experts-advice/
Firefighter roadside safety expert will show officers how to keep firefighters safer and how to get better trained in that area
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How firefighter morale impacts performance http://www.firechief.com/2014/07/03/firefighter-morale-impacts-performance/ http://www.firechief.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/32/2014/07/hap.jpg http://www.firechief.com/2014/07/03/firefighter-morale-impacts-performance/#comments Thu, 03 Jul 2014 18:06:12 +0000 http://www.firechief.com/?p=2388
There is a clear, distinct connection between firefighter morale and firefighter performance; improving the former will improve the latter.
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Better fire department morale begins with a mirror http://www.firechief.com/2014/07/03/better-fire-department-morale-begins-mirror/ http://www.firechief.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/32/2014/07/mor.jpg http://www.firechief.com/2014/07/03/better-fire-department-morale-begins-mirror/#comments Thu, 03 Jul 2014 18:01:11 +0000 http://www.firechief.com/?p=2382
Fixing chronic problems like morale is part leadership initiative and part individual responsibility.
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Better fire department morale begins with a mirror http://www.firechief.com/2014/07/02/better-fire-department-morale-begins-with-a-mirror/ http://www.firechief.com/2014/07/02/better-fire-department-morale-begins-with-a-mirror/#comments Wed, 02 Jul 2014 16:42:39 +0000 http://www.firechief.com/2014/07/02/better-fire-department-morale-begins-with-a-mirror/ Fixing chronic problems like morale is part leadership initiative and part individual responsibility]]> http://www.firechief.com/2014/07/02/better-fire-department-morale-begins-with-a-mirror/feed/ 0