Fire Chief » Leadership http://www.firechief.com Every Department | Every Leader Wed, 26 Nov 2014 13:28:26 +0000 en-US hourly 1 http://wordpress.org/?v=4.0.1 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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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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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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How the public sees a fire attack http://www.firechief.com/2014/11/17/how-the-public-sees-a-fire-attack/ http://www.firechief.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/32/2014/11/RealitySocial.png http://www.firechief.com/2014/11/17/how-the-public-sees-a-fire-attack/#comments Mon, 17 Nov 2014 20:15:33 +0000 http://www.firechief.com/2014/11/17/how-the-public-sees-a-fire-attack/
The ubiquitous mobile camera and platforms for sharing video means a fire department's tactics and reputation are under constant, and sometimes unfair, scrutiny
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NIOSH: West firefighters had no plan for fertilizer plant response http://www.firechief.com/2014/11/14/niosh-west-firefighters-had-no-plan-for-fertilizer-plant-response/ http://www.firechief.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/32/2014/11/west-2.jpg http://www.firechief.com/2014/11/14/niosh-west-firefighters-had-no-plan-for-fertilizer-plant-response/#comments Fri, 14 Nov 2014 20:58:25 +0000 http://www.firechief.com/2014/11/14/niosh-west-firefighters-had-no-plan-for-fertilizer-plant-response/
Ten responders were killed in 2013 when the Texas plant exploded
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Union: R.I. fire department in ‘dire financial situation’ http://www.firechief.com/2014/11/14/union-r-i-fire-department-in-dire-financial-situation/ http://www.firechief.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/32/2014/11/chief-34.jpg http://www.firechief.com/2014/11/14/union-r-i-fire-department-in-dire-financial-situation/#comments Fri, 14 Nov 2014 18:42:54 +0000 http://www.firechief.com/2014/11/14/union-r-i-fire-department-in-dire-financial-situation/
The city has hired a lawyer to investigate allegations of misconduct against Fire Chief Paul Labbadia, who has been suspended with pay
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Official: Md. police, fire chiefs to be promoted internally http://www.firechief.com/2014/11/14/official-md-police-fire-chiefs-to-be-promoted-internally/ http://www.firechief.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/32/2014/11/md-4.jpg http://www.firechief.com/2014/11/14/official-md-police-fire-chiefs-to-be-promoted-internally/#comments Fri, 14 Nov 2014 18:34:38 +0000 http://www.firechief.com/2014/11/14/official-md-police-fire-chiefs-to-be-promoted-internally/
Both men resigned after the new county executive elect told them their positions would not be retained
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Phoenix hires its first female fire chief http://www.firechief.com/2014/11/13/phoenix-hires-its-first-female-fire-chief/ http://www.firechief.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/32/2014/11/lg-1.jpg http://www.firechief.com/2014/11/13/phoenix-hires-its-first-female-fire-chief/#comments Thu, 13 Nov 2014 18:27:25 +0000 http://www.firechief.com/2014/11/13/phoenix-hires-its-first-female-fire-chief/
Kara Kalkbrenner was named acting chief in January after Bob Khan announced he was retiring to spend time with his sick father
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