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Here’s a look at some fire service hacks for getting around an unruly Old Man Winter
The floating fire station has drawn curious eyes from around the world, starting with its initial conception and extending to crew operations
In emergency services, the efforts of the crew and lessons learned on the ground are just as important as the outcome
From issues of trust, conflict and commitment to accountability avoidance and inattention, dysfunction can render a team utterly ineffective
Fires in expansive structures – in this case 1.2 million square feet – can quickly overwhelm fire protection systems and crews
Aretha had it right – it’s all about R-E-S-P-E-C-T, which for us means improving relationships with other agencies and officials
Emotional intelligence and conflict management skills are critical components of fire service leadership
Fire service leaders must shift their recruitment and retention strategies
Tips to help fire chiefs move in the right direction – for themselves, the department and the community
An experienced mentor can help newer members excel in their chosen career
Shackleton’s guidance and perseverance under unimaginable conditions can be emulated by all fire officers
Four strategies to help fire service leaders focus on technology that is truly “smart”
Predicting, spotting and dismantling silos, plus preventing reemergence through a teamwork-focused mindset
Visibility and clear expectations are essential to establishing a strong dynamic with your team
Focus on teamwork, coping mechanisms and even how not to behave with other members
Firefighters are resilient and will survive this ultimate challenge
2019 Year in Review
St. Louis firefighters and battalion chiefs share a play-by-play of the astonishing – and unexpected – rescues
2019 Year in Review
From enhanced focus on cancer prevention to managing medication shortages, fire service leaders weigh in on 2020 fire and EMS trends
Making tough decisions – and pushing for change – is your responsibility, even when it doesn’t win you any fans
Four simple tests can help you determine if your decisions uphold or dishonor the badge
Not being able to let go puts the new chief in an awkward position
Chief Ed Rush underscores the importance of focusing on simple and relevant drills
Many departments need community support for financial or organizational requests – and this requires a different type of preplanning and action
Keys to motivation include developing a vision, building a support system and changing bad behaviors
Focus on front-line operations, structured scalability and agency-specific enhancements
Take whatever steps are necessary to recruit, retain, educate, hire, consolidate or reevaluate
Former addict, kept alive by firefighter/paramedics, now part of an Ohio community’s approach to stem the opioid crisis
This white paper details four mistakes commonly made by public safety agencies when it comes to evaluating personnel