Fire Chief » Policy & Law http://www.firechief.com Every Department | Every Leader Thu, 27 Nov 2014 15:09:39 +0000 en-US hourly 1 http://wordpress.org/?v=4.0.1 Pa. fire chief pleads guilty to stealing $45K from fire dept. http://www.firechief.com/2014/08/29/pa-fire-chief-pleads-guilty-to-stealing-45k-from-fire-dept/ http://www.firechief.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/32/2014/11/Theft.png http://www.firechief.com/2014/08/29/pa-fire-chief-pleads-guilty-to-stealing-45k-from-fire-dept/#comments Fri, 29 Aug 2014 11:19:17 +0000 http://www.firechief.com/2014/08/29/pa-fire-chief-pleads-guilty-to-stealing-45k-from-fire-dept/
Three months ago the chief said he and nothing to hide and investigators could 'bring it on'
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Idaho firefighters battle workers compensation law http://www.firechief.com/2014/08/08/idaho-firefighters-battle-workers-compensation-law/ http://www.firechief.com/2014/08/08/idaho-firefighters-battle-workers-compensation-law/#comments Fri, 08 Aug 2014 13:33:26 +0000 http://www.firechief.com/2014/08/08/idaho-firefighters-battle-workers-compensation-law/ They're fighting to add presumptive illnesses to the law]]> http://www.firechief.com/2014/08/08/idaho-firefighters-battle-workers-compensation-law/feed/ 0 United, firefighters move political mountains http://www.firechief.com/2014/07/22/united-firefighters-move-political-mountains/ http://www.firechief.com/2014/07/22/united-firefighters-move-political-mountains/#comments Tue, 22 Jul 2014 19:16:22 +0000 http://www.firechief.com/2014/07/22/united-firefighters-move-political-mountains/ The blunder in D.C. was set right by firefighters exercising their political clout; something we should do for grant funding]]> http://www.firechief.com/2014/07/22/united-firefighters-move-political-mountains/feed/ 0 FDNY should halt phone-record subpoena http://www.firechief.com/2014/07/21/fdny-should-halt-phone-record-subpoena/ http://www.firechief.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/32/2014/11/phone-2.jpg http://www.firechief.com/2014/07/21/fdny-should-halt-phone-record-subpoena/#comments Mon, 21 Jul 2014 14:55:21 +0000 http://www.firechief.com/2014/07/21/fdny-should-halt-phone-record-subpoena/
Ferreting out a whistleblower by subpoenaing phone records does more harm than the whistle blowing
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Cal Fire sues foundation $2.5M for cost of fighting fire http://www.firechief.com/2014/07/19/cal-fire-sues-foundation-2-5m-for-cost-of-fighting-fire/ http://www.firechief.com/2014/07/19/cal-fire-sues-foundation-2-5m-for-cost-of-fighting-fire/#comments Sat, 19 Jul 2014 12:29:11 +0000 http://www.firechief.com/2014/07/19/cal-fire-sues-foundation-2-5m-for-cost-of-fighting-fire/ The suit charges that the Hind Foundation's crew caused the 2012 fire by mowing in dry season]]> http://www.firechief.com/2014/07/19/cal-fire-sues-foundation-2-5m-for-cost-of-fighting-fire/feed/ 2 Cal Fire sues foundation $2.5M for cost of fighting fire http://www.firechief.com/2014/07/19/cal-fire-sues-foundation-2-5m-for-cost-of-fighting-fire-2/ http://www.firechief.com/2014/07/19/cal-fire-sues-foundation-2-5m-for-cost-of-fighting-fire-2/#comments Sat, 19 Jul 2014 12:29:11 +0000 http://www.firechief.com/2014/07/19/cal-fire-sues-foundation-2-5m-for-cost-of-fighting-fire-2/ The suit charges that the Hind Foundation's crew caused the 2012 fire by mowing in dry season]]> http://www.firechief.com/2014/07/19/cal-fire-sues-foundation-2-5m-for-cost-of-fighting-fire-2/feed/ 0 All the fire service is a stage; act accordingly http://www.firechief.com/2014/07/14/all-the-fire-service-is-a-stage-act-accordingly/ http://www.firechief.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/32/2014/11/act-2.jpg http://www.firechief.com/2014/07/14/all-the-fire-service-is-a-stage-act-accordingly/#comments Mon, 14 Jul 2014 20:08:52 +0000 http://www.firechief.com/2014/07/14/all-the-fire-service-is-a-stage-act-accordingly/
Bad behavior either on or off fire department time will be found out, and it can quickly crush a promising career
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Fed. mining agency to create fire prevention course after miners’ deaths http://www.firechief.com/2014/07/13/fed-mining-agency-to-create-fire-prevention-course-after-miners-deaths/ http://www.firechief.com/2014/07/13/fed-mining-agency-to-create-fire-prevention-course-after-miners-deaths/#comments Sun, 13 Jul 2014 12:29:04 +0000 http://www.firechief.com/2014/07/13/fed-mining-agency-to-create-fire-prevention-course-after-miners-deaths/ The move comes as part of a lawsuit settlement charging the agency was lax in its inspections prior to the 2006 deaths]]> http://www.firechief.com/2014/07/13/fed-mining-agency-to-create-fire-prevention-course-after-miners-deaths/feed/ 0 Blocking schemes: Using apparatus to protect firefighters on MVCs http://www.firechief.com/2014/02/20/blocking-schemes-using-apparatus-protect-firefighters-mvcs/ http://www.firechief.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/32/2014/02/Robert-Avsec_Headshot.jpg http://www.firechief.com/2014/02/20/blocking-schemes-using-apparatus-protect-firefighters-mvcs/#comments Thu, 20 Feb 2014 21:09:48 +0000 http://www.firechiefnation.com/?p=113
Firefighters working motor vehicle crashes are extremely vulnerable to injury from other motorists, using the apparatus as a shield can save lives.
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