Fire Chief » The Command Post http://www.firechief.com Every Department | Every Leader Fri, 23 Jan 2015 07:25:54 +0000 en-US hourly 1 http://wordpress.org/?v=4.1 Quick Clip: How to attack the McMansion fire http://www.firechief.com/2014/11/06/quick-clip-how-to-attack-the-mcmansion-fire/ http://www.firechief.com/2014/11/06/quick-clip-how-to-attack-the-mcmansion-fire/#comments Thu, 06 Nov 2014 14:04:53 +0000 http://www.firechief.com/2014/11/06/quick-clip-how-to-attack-the-mcmansion-fire/
Lt. Duckworth and Chief Wylie said fires involving a McMansion present unique tactical challenges and that pre-planning is always the answer
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Quick Clip: Focus on the patient, not on the argument http://www.firechief.com/2014/11/06/quick-clip-focus-on-the-patient-not-on-the-argument/ http://www.firechief.com/2014/11/06/quick-clip-focus-on-the-patient-not-on-the-argument/#comments Thu, 06 Nov 2014 13:41:01 +0000 http://www.firechief.com/2014/11/06/quick-clip-focus-on-the-patient-not-on-the-argument/
The first priority for any crewmember is patient care, then professionalism and portraying a positive image in the public
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Quick Clip: How to lead through open communication http://www.firechief.com/2014/10/16/quick-clip-how-to-lead-through-open-communication/ http://www.firechief.com/2014/10/16/quick-clip-how-to-lead-through-open-communication/#comments Thu, 16 Oct 2014 17:35:51 +0000 http://www.firechief.com/2014/10/16/quick-clip-how-to-lead-through-open-communication/
Chief Wylie and Lt. Duckworth discuss the recent string of "no confidence" votes in fire chief's across multiple states and departments
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The Command Post Podcast: 7 steps to securing vehicles with electricity http://www.firechief.com/2014/09/26/the-command-post-podcast-7-steps-to-securing-vehicles-with-electricity/ http://www.firechief.com/2014/09/26/the-command-post-podcast-7-steps-to-securing-vehicles-with-electricity/#comments Fri, 26 Sep 2014 06:00:20 +0000 http://www.firechief.com/2014/09/26/the-command-post-podcast-7-steps-to-securing-vehicles-with-electricity/
Lt. Rom Duckworth and Chief Rob Wylie also dig into how to prepare for a promotion
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Quick Clip: What to do when firefighters lose confidence in a chief http://www.firechief.com/2014/09/24/quick-clip-what-to-do-when-firefighters-lose-confidence-in-a-chief/ http://www.firechief.com/2014/09/24/quick-clip-what-to-do-when-firefighters-lose-confidence-in-a-chief/#comments Wed, 24 Sep 2014 17:40:27 +0000 http://www.firechief.com/2014/09/24/quick-clip-what-to-do-when-firefighters-lose-confidence-in-a-chief/
It's easy for a fire chief in a large organization to become decentralized, which makes it difficult to have good communication
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Quick Clip: Leadership lessons from Dallas LODD http://www.firechief.com/2014/09/24/quick-clip-leadership-lessons-from-dallas-lodd/ http://www.firechief.com/2014/09/24/quick-clip-leadership-lessons-from-dallas-lodd/#comments Wed, 24 Sep 2014 17:01:35 +0000 http://www.firechief.com/2014/09/24/quick-clip-leadership-lessons-from-dallas-lodd/
Chief Wylie and Lt. Duckworth recommended leaders check their policies and procedures in case a similar incident were to happen in their department
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The Command Post Podcast: Why all firefighters should be held to mandatory fitness http://www.firechief.com/2014/08/08/the-command-post-podcast-why-all-firefighters-should-be-held-to-mandatory-fitness/ http://www.firechief.com/2014/08/08/the-command-post-podcast-why-all-firefighters-should-be-held-to-mandatory-fitness/#comments Fri, 08 Aug 2014 11:44:36 +0000 http://www.firechief.com/2014/08/08/the-command-post-podcast-why-all-firefighters-should-be-held-to-mandatory-fitness/
Lt. Rom Duckworth and Chief Rob Wylie also talk about nepotism and perceived conflicts of interest in the fire service
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The Command Post Podcast: How does your department deal with low morale? http://www.firechief.com/2014/07/25/the-command-post-podcast-how-does-your-department-deal-with-low-morale/ http://www.firechief.com/2014/07/25/the-command-post-podcast-how-does-your-department-deal-with-low-morale/#comments Fri, 25 Jul 2014 06:24:38 +0000 http://www.firechief.com/2014/07/25/the-command-post-podcast-how-does-your-department-deal-with-low-morale/
Lt. Rom Duckworth and Chief Rob Wylie also talk about fire hydrant operations in their frontline tactical tips segment
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The Command Post Podcast: Does the fire service have a cover-up culture? http://www.firechief.com/2014/07/03/command-post-podcast-fire-service-cover-culture/ http://www.firechief.com/2014/07/03/command-post-podcast-fire-service-cover-culture/#comments Thu, 03 Jul 2014 06:00:39 +0000 http://www.firechief.com/?p=2357
Lt. Rom Duckworth and Chief Rob Wylie also talk about what happens in those critical first few moments on arrival at a motor vehicle accident.
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The Command Post Podcast: What’s new in extrication?; when a firefighter should retire http://www.firechief.com/2014/06/06/command-post-podcast-whats-new-extrication-firefighter-retire/ http://www.firechief.com/2014/06/06/command-post-podcast-whats-new-extrication-firefighter-retire/#comments Fri, 06 Jun 2014 14:11:27 +0000 http://www.firechief.com/?p=2035
Lt. Rom Duckworth and Chief Rob Wylie also talk about D.C. Fire and EMS' decision to require all emloyees to get a doctor's note in order to call in sick.
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