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Suspended R.I. fire chief fights to keep benefits - 12/19/2014

Fire chief suspended for insubordination, arriving late to fatal fire - 12/18/2014

Fire chief suspended for insubordination, arriving late to fatal fire - 12/18/2014

The Hartford Courant

ENFIELD, Conn. — The Thompsonville Fire District's board of commissioners voted unanimously Tuesday night to suspend fire chief Frank Alaimo for four ...

New Conn. fire chief promises return to order, stability - 12/16/2014

The Hartford Courant

MANCHESTER, Conn. — The new leader of the Eighth Utilities District fire department says he is working to build respect, stability and order in an ...

3 keys to fire service leadership - 12/15/2014

There are hundreds of books that list the most frequently sought after traits in a successful leader. Traits such as integrity, honesty, knowledge and experience are prime examples.

However, ...

S.F. fire union takes heat for strip-club toy drive - 12/13/2014

By Heather Knight
The San Francisco Chronicle

SAN FRANCISCO — Where will San Francisco firefighters be on Thursday night? Why the Gold Club, of course -- you know, ...

New N.H. fire chief wrestles with missing funds in budget - 12/13/2014

By Joel Kost
The Foster's Daily Democrat

FARMINGTON, N.H. — Farmington Fire Chief Peter Lamb says the discovery this summer of missing town funds has made ...

Conversation with Bahamas newest fire chief - 12/12/2014

Finding a strong leader is a challenge for all fire departments great and small. Those leaders almost always rise through the ranks of the fire service. But what happens when there is no fire ...

Former Hotshot tapped as new Black Forest fire chief - 12/12/2014

The Gazette

BLACK FOREST, Colo. — Bryan Jack, a Monument native and former Pike Interagency Hotshot crew member, has been appointed chief of the Black Forest Fire Department.

Jack ...

How to lead a combo fire department - 12/01/2014

Chief Kenneth Richards of Old Mystic (Conn.) Fire Department presented a workshop on overcoming leadership challenges in combination staffed departments. The workshop was part of the

How the fire service assassinates its leaders - 12/01/2014

As many of you know, Fire-Rescue International 2014 was held in August in Dallas. Since Dallas has hosted FRI several times, I always stay at the Hyatt Regency, which is only two blocks away ...

Fire chief career crusher: A toxic relationship with the boss - 12/01/2014

In just about every walk of life, personal relationships become the organizational cement that binds the team into one efficient and effective operational unit. It is these human relationships ...

Firefighter sleep: 7 ways to improve your crews' sleep and safety - 12/01/2014

Firefighters often don't get enough sleep. Sleep deprivation can lead to real problems, including safety concerns.

For anyone who has worked in the fire service, this is hardly ...

How fire chiefs can beat staffing cuts - 12/01/2014

By Patrick Coughlin, EFO

When the economic downturn of 2008 threatened to bankrupt cities, city leaders did not spare fire department budgets. Since salaries and benefits are the ...

Why fire officers need emotional intelligence - 11/29/2014

When firefighters talk about competency, what they are usually referring to is technical skills and abilities related to the job. The list of technical competencies necessary for good fire ...

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