Fire Chief » Volunteer http://www.firechief.com Every Department | Every Leader Thu, 22 Jan 2015 12:26:49 +0000 en-US hourly 1 http://wordpress.org/?v=4.1 9 keys to a competitive SAFER grant http://www.firechief.com/2015/01/21/9-keys-to-a-competitive-safer-grant/ http://www.firechief.com/2015/01/21/9-keys-to-a-competitive-safer-grant/#comments Thu, 22 Jan 2015 04:11:34 +0000 http://www.firechief.com/2015/01/21/9-keys-to-a-competitive-safer-grant/
The grant period opens in about two weeks; have these bases covered to giver your application the best chance at success
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Marshal: Fire that destroyed chief’s garage ‘suspicious’ http://www.firechief.com/2015/01/21/marshal-fire-that-destroyed-chiefs-garage-suspicious/ http://www.firechief.com/2015/01/21/marshal-fire-that-destroyed-chiefs-garage-suspicious/#comments Wed, 21 Jan 2015 21:14:57 +0000 http://www.firechief.com/2015/01/21/marshal-fire-that-destroyed-chiefs-garage-suspicious/
It took 30 to 40 firefighters and tankers from 10 fire districts to put out the fire; the chief didn't have insurance
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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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NY law requires firefighter safety residential construction-type signs http://www.firechief.com/2015/01/18/ny-law-requires-firefighter-safety-residential-construction-type-signs/ http://www.firechief.com/2015/01/18/ny-law-requires-firefighter-safety-residential-construction-type-signs/#comments Sun, 18 Jan 2015 23:22:19 +0000 http://www.firechief.com/2015/01/18/ny-law-requires-firefighter-safety-residential-construction-type-signs/
The reflective signs will indicate the type of roof and floor construction and materials used
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3 firefighters hurt in 4 overnight arson fires http://www.firechief.com/2015/01/18/3-firefighters-hurt-in-4-overnight-arson-fires/ http://www.firechief.com/2015/01/18/3-firefighters-hurt-in-4-overnight-arson-fires/#comments Sun, 18 Jan 2015 15:18:22 +0000 http://www.firechief.com/2015/01/18/3-firefighters-hurt-in-4-overnight-arson-fires/
Fire chief: "I hope they quit before they injure more of my firefighters"
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Fire chief fired for slapping female firefighter on the butt http://www.firechief.com/2015/01/16/fire-chief-fired-for-slapping-female-firefighter-on-the-butt/ http://www.firechief.com/2015/01/16/fire-chief-fired-for-slapping-female-firefighter-on-the-butt/#comments Fri, 16 Jan 2015 19:23:04 +0000 http://www.firechief.com/2015/01/16/fire-chief-fired-for-slapping-female-firefighter-on-the-butt/
The 33-year-old firefighter said the incident happened during a fire prevention program at an elementary school
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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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Why fire departments won’t rise above their chiefs http://www.firechief.com/2015/01/13/why-fire-departments-wont-rise-above-their-chiefs/ http://www.firechief.com/2015/01/13/why-fire-departments-wont-rise-above-their-chiefs/#comments Tue, 13 Jan 2015 22:50:58 +0000 http://www.firechief.com/2015/01/13/why-fire-departments-wont-rise-above-their-chiefs/
Bad leadership is a death sentence to fire departments as it cuts short others' attempts at leadership
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Want to flame out your fire service career, tell lies http://www.firechief.com/2015/01/13/want-to-flame-out-your-fire-service-career-tell-lies/ http://www.firechief.com/2015/01/13/want-to-flame-out-your-fire-service-career-tell-lies/#comments Tue, 13 Jan 2015 22:40:30 +0000 http://www.firechief.com/2015/01/13/want-to-flame-out-your-fire-service-career-tell-lies/
Years of building public and political trust can be squashed small cover-up fibs, as will your career
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Why firefighters die in the fog of battle http://www.firechief.com/2015/01/13/why-firefighters-die-in-the-fog-of-battle/ http://www.firechief.com/2015/01/13/why-firefighters-die-in-the-fog-of-battle/#comments Tue, 13 Jan 2015 22:29:21 +0000 http://www.firechief.com/2015/01/13/why-firefighters-die-in-the-fog-of-battle/
If we fail to apply the lessons from the past, we are doomed to learn them again — the hard way
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