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NY deputy fire commissioner resigns -

The Buffalo News

BUFFALO, N.Y. — A veteran Buffalo Fire Department administrator who was criticized last year for allegedly using official powers to conduct unauthorized criminal ...

NM firefighters say 'fire chief' title change is power grab -

By Diana Alba Soular
The Las Cruces Sun-News

LAS CRUCES, N.M. — A recent question about the appropriate title for Doña Ana County's top fire official ...

Preparing fire, EMS for multi-location attacks -

By Jim Morrissey FR1 contributor

There is an increasing violent threat to emergency responders on the horizon — Hybrid Targeted Violence attacks.

HTV is the ...

RI fire dept. to appoint new fire chief -

COVENTRY, R.I. — The Central Coventry (R.I.) Fire Department board will appoint Peter Lamb as the district’s new chief to replace interim Chief Shawn Murray.

"Chief ...

Ariz. city to loan batt. chief to neighboring fire dept. -

The Arizona Daily Sun

FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. — The city of Flagstaff is looking to try something new when it comes to training its firefighters for leadership positions.

Flagstaff ...

Fire director names son's fiancee as temporary fill-in -

NEWARK, N.J. — Newark Fire Department's fire director is under scrutiny after naming a recently hired payroll clerk, who happens to be his future daughter-in-law, to serve as acting ...

Wis. fire chief suspended, leadership questioned -

HOLMEN, Wis. — A fire chief was suspended indefinitely with pay pending an investigation into his ability to lead.

4 ways fire chiefs can be better communicators -

By Jo-Ann Lorber

Effective communication helps us better understand a person or situation, resolve differences, build trust and respect, and create environments where creative ideas, ...

Fire service census: Beyond the numbers -

The U.S. Fire Administration released its 2015 fire service census in mid October that gives us an interesting set of statistics ...

Fire and police: Bridging the divide -

Detroit's mayor and city council recently made Eric Jones the next ...

Canada's female firefighters sexually harassed, bullied -

By Lisa Mayor
CBC News

Theirs is a reputation that is, quite literally, forged in fire, built on bravery, dedication and danger. But, for many of Canada's female ...

Halting firefighter cancer starts with clean PPE -

Unfortunately, too many firefighters and officers are not getting it. And "it" is that firefighters face an increased cancer risk compared with the general public.

In its ...

Detroit city council confirms new fire commissioner -

Detroit Free Press

DETROIT — On the heels of a historically safe Angels' Night weekend, the Detroit City Council today confirmed Mayor Mike Duggan's choice for executive ...

ND fire department hires first female chief -

Minot Daily News

MINOT, N.D. — Kelli Flermoen, a fire battalion chief in Grand Forks, has been named Minot's next fire chief. She will assume the duties Jan. 4, once current ...

How to handle a firefighter LODD -

My good friend, Chief Billy Goldfeder, has taken on the unenviable task of announcing firefighter line-of-duty deaths to the fire service through the

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