Fire Chief » Veteran http://www.firechief.com Every Department | Every Leader Thu, 22 Jan 2015 12:12:04 +0000 en-US hourly 1 http://wordpress.org/?v=4.1 Fire chief apologizes for ink cartridge tiff, won’t quit http://www.firechief.com/2015/01/21/fire-chief-apologizes-for-ink-cartridge-tiff-wont-quit/ http://www.firechief.com/2015/01/21/fire-chief-apologizes-for-ink-cartridge-tiff-wont-quit/#comments Wed, 21 Jan 2015 19:12:11 +0000 http://www.firechief.com/2015/01/21/fire-chief-apologizes-for-ink-cartridge-tiff-wont-quit/
Fire Chief David Stone said he decided to stay on after being encouraged by other firefighters and town residents
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Maine fire chief resigns when board won’t reimburse $34 http://www.firechief.com/2015/01/14/maine-fire-chief-resigns-when-board-wont-reimburse-34/ http://www.firechief.com/2015/01/14/maine-fire-chief-resigns-when-board-wont-reimburse-34/#comments Wed, 14 Jan 2015 19:08:31 +0000 http://www.firechief.com/2015/01/14/maine-fire-chief-resigns-when-board-wont-reimburse-34/
David Stone said selectmen's refusal last week to reimburse him $34 for ink cartridges was the final straw
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New Maine fire chief quits; town at crossroad http://www.firechief.com/2015/01/13/new-maine-fire-chief-quits-town-at-crossroad/ http://www.firechief.com/2015/01/13/new-maine-fire-chief-quits-town-at-crossroad/#comments Tue, 13 Jan 2015 20:26:26 +0000 http://www.firechief.com/2015/01/13/new-maine-fire-chief-quits-town-at-crossroad/
Mark Munroe resigned shortly after being offered the job on Dec. 22; he cited conditions at the fire station and equipment as his reason
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LODD: Mo. Batt. Chief suffers medical emergency http://www.firechief.com/2015/01/09/lodd-mo-batt-chief-suffers-medical-emergency/ http://www.firechief.com/2015/01/09/lodd-mo-batt-chief-suffers-medical-emergency/#comments Fri, 09 Jan 2015 17:10:39 +0000 http://www.firechief.com/2015/01/09/lodd-mo-batt-chief-suffers-medical-emergency/
Chris Tindall, 42, suffered from chest pains after an emergency incident; he went to the hospital, was discharged and later died
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Cal Fire places 16 firefighters on leave amid sex probe http://www.firechief.com/2014/12/30/cal-fire-places-16-firefighters-on-leave-amid-sex-probe/ http://www.firechief.com/2014/12/30/cal-fire-places-16-firefighters-on-leave-amid-sex-probe/#comments Tue, 30 Dec 2014 18:37:29 +0000 http://www.firechief.com/2014/12/30/cal-fire-places-16-firefighters-on-leave-amid-sex-probe/
The suspensions involved violations of state or department policies mostly by academy instructors
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Mass. firefighter struck and killed by drunk driver http://www.firechief.com/2014/12/29/mass-firefighter-struck-and-killed-by-drunk-driver/ http://www.firechief.com/2014/12/29/mass-firefighter-struck-and-killed-by-drunk-driver/#comments Mon, 29 Dec 2014 18:48:00 +0000 http://www.firechief.com/2014/12/29/mass-firefighter-struck-and-killed-by-drunk-driver/
Kevin Regan, 62, and his fiancée were struck by the driver while trying to cross the street; she is expected to survive
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Under attack: Fire victim fights, rips at SCBA masks during rescue http://www.firechief.com/2014/12/22/under-attack-fire-victim-fights-rips-at-scba-masks-during-rescue/ http://www.firechief.com/2014/12/22/under-attack-fire-victim-fights-rips-at-scba-masks-during-rescue/#comments Mon, 22 Dec 2014 22:27:53 +0000 http://www.firechief.com/2014/12/22/under-attack-fire-victim-fights-rips-at-scba-masks-during-rescue/ We crawled through heavy smoke and fire to find him and were not leaving without him]]> http://www.firechief.com/2014/12/22/under-attack-fire-victim-fights-rips-at-scba-masks-during-rescue/feed/ 0 Aerial rescue: How I plucked a victim seconds before collapse http://www.firechief.com/2014/12/22/aerial-rescue-how-i-plucked-a-victim-seconds-before-collapse/ http://www.firechief.com/2014/12/22/aerial-rescue-how-i-plucked-a-victim-seconds-before-collapse/#comments Mon, 22 Dec 2014 21:21:48 +0000 http://www.firechief.com/2014/12/22/aerial-rescue-how-i-plucked-a-victim-seconds-before-collapse/
Houston Fire Capt. Brad Hawthorne describes what it was like responding and rescuing a construction worker from a collapsing high-rise structure
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Fire chief: How a 9-year-old hero changed my life http://www.firechief.com/2014/12/22/fire-chief-how-a-9-year-old-hero-changed-my-life/ http://www.firechief.com/2014/12/22/fire-chief-how-a-9-year-old-hero-changed-my-life/#comments Mon, 22 Dec 2014 12:00:00 +0000 http://www.firechief.com/2014/12/22/fire-chief-how-a-9-year-old-hero-changed-my-life/
The call was Chief Ebmeyer's, a 25-year fire service veteran, most difficult of his career; he made the boy an honorary firefighter for his heroic actions
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LODD: N.C. fire chief dies after response http://www.firechief.com/2014/12/18/lodd-n-c-fire-chief-dies-after-response/ http://www.firechief.com/2014/12/18/lodd-n-c-fire-chief-dies-after-response/#comments Fri, 19 Dec 2014 01:23:57 +0000 http://www.firechief.com/2014/12/18/lodd-n-c-fire-chief-dies-after-response/
Ricky Wooten Doub, 61, responded to a call during the day and was later found dead in his home
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