Fire Chief » Volunteer http://www.firechief.com Every Department | Every Leader Thu, 02 Apr 2015 07:21:56 +0000 en-US hourly 1 http://wordpress.org/?v=4.1.1 Court dismisses fire chief’s wrongful termination suit http://www.firechief.com/2015/04/01/court-dismisses-fire-chiefs-wrongful-termination-suit/ http://www.firechief.com/2015/04/01/court-dismisses-fire-chiefs-wrongful-termination-suit/#comments Wed, 01 Apr 2015 17:46:44 +0000 http://www.firechief.com/2015/04/01/court-dismisses-fire-chiefs-wrongful-termination-suit/
A judge ruled town officials had authority to replace Fire Chief Peter Varney after his initial three-year term expired
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Reward upped to $10K in hit-and-run death of firefighter http://www.firechief.com/2015/03/31/reward-upped-to-10k-in-hit-and-run-death-of-firefighter/ http://www.firechief.com/2015/03/31/reward-upped-to-10k-in-hit-and-run-death-of-firefighter/#comments Tue, 31 Mar 2015 19:02:36 +0000 http://www.firechief.com/2015/03/31/reward-upped-to-10k-in-hit-and-run-death-of-firefighter/
Police are looking for a car that was idling in front of the firehouse between 9:15-9:30 p.m.
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NY fire chief’s house destroyed by fire http://www.firechief.com/2015/03/31/ny-fire-chiefs-house-destroyed-by-fire/ http://www.firechief.com/2015/03/31/ny-fire-chiefs-house-destroyed-by-fire/#comments Tue, 31 Mar 2015 18:17:25 +0000 http://www.firechief.com/2015/03/31/ny-fire-chiefs-house-destroyed-by-fire/
The chief, his wife and one of his kids were home at the time and all escaped without injury
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Ford issues ambulance safety recalls http://www.firechief.com/2015/03/28/ford-issues-ambulance-safety-recalls/ http://www.firechief.com/2015/03/28/ford-issues-ambulance-safety-recalls/#comments Sat, 28 Mar 2015 14:22:17 +0000 http://www.firechief.com/2015/03/28/ford-issues-ambulance-safety-recalls/
The recalls are related to sudden engine shut down and malfunctioning handles that may cause doors to open during a crash
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Voters oust fire chief; write-in candidate takes over http://www.firechief.com/2015/03/26/voters-oust-fire-chief-write-in-candidate-takes-over/ http://www.firechief.com/2015/03/26/voters-oust-fire-chief-write-in-candidate-takes-over/#comments Thu, 26 Mar 2015 18:07:56 +0000 http://www.firechief.com/2015/03/26/voters-oust-fire-chief-write-in-candidate-takes-over/
Write-in candidate firefighter Justin Tibbetts, 25, won the fire chief position with 89 votes to incumbent Chief Rob Dixon's 83 votes
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Fire chief: Township may shut down fire department http://www.firechief.com/2015/03/25/fire-chief-township-may-shut-down-fire-department/ http://www.firechief.com/2015/03/25/fire-chief-township-may-shut-down-fire-department/#comments Wed, 25 Mar 2015 20:05:51 +0000 http://www.firechief.com/2015/03/25/fire-chief-township-may-shut-down-fire-department/
They might close down the fire department temporarily and reopen it with new leadership
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Pa. fire chief says son made her join fire dept. http://www.firechief.com/2015/03/23/pa-fire-chief-says-son-made-her-join-fire-dept/ http://www.firechief.com/2015/03/23/pa-fire-chief-says-son-made-her-join-fire-dept/#comments Mon, 23 Mar 2015 18:37:07 +0000 http://www.firechief.com/2015/03/23/pa-fire-chief-says-son-made-her-join-fire-dept/
As the company's first-ever female chief officer, she has no regrets for the decision her son forced on her
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Video: Fire chief surprises crew who saved his life http://www.firechief.com/2015/03/23/video-fire-chief-surprises-crew-who-saved-his-life/ http://www.firechief.com/2015/03/23/video-fire-chief-surprises-crew-who-saved-his-life/#comments Mon, 23 Mar 2015 17:55:09 +0000 http://www.firechief.com/2015/03/23/video-fire-chief-surprises-crew-who-saved-his-life/
He also expressed gratitude to everyone who supported him, through small gestures like walking his dog and sending a basket of treats
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TV firefighters’ lessons on leadership http://www.firechief.com/2015/03/21/tv-firefighters-lessons-on-leadership/ http://www.firechief.com/2015/03/21/tv-firefighters-lessons-on-leadership/#comments Sun, 22 Mar 2015 03:16:11 +0000 http://www.firechief.com/2015/03/21/tv-firefighters-lessons-on-leadership/
Who knew a television show so often wrong about firefighting would nail it when it comes to bad leadership
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Ex-Okla. fire chief indicted for embezzlement http://www.firechief.com/2015/03/21/ex-okla-fire-chief-indicted-for-embezzlement/ http://www.firechief.com/2015/03/21/ex-okla-fire-chief-indicted-for-embezzlement/#comments Sat, 21 Mar 2015 17:04:20 +0000 http://www.firechief.com/2015/03/21/ex-okla-fire-chief-indicted-for-embezzlement/ He took more than $1,000 from the fire department for his own personal enrichment over a two-year period]]> http://www.firechief.com/2015/03/21/ex-okla-fire-chief-indicted-for-embezzlement/feed/ 0