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When Matt Fleming transitioned into the fire service in 2015, he had no idea his daughter would one day feel the same pull to serve
Amid repeated setbacks and naysayers attitudes, I pushed forward to achieve my fire department dream
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The Meridian, Idaho, chief shares powerful stories that highlight the impact of fire department culture on the entire community
Every little thing counts, whether related to equipment, operations, or communication
There is always the chance that something will happen that we have no control over; it’s those fears that keep us up at night
Fire service leaders must shift their recruitment and retention strategies
From showing appreciation to explaining the “why,” there are several ways to help minimize attrition rates at your department
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Here are some common (and two uncommon) questions you may encounter on a typical entry-level oral board
Change these behaviors to practice relational leadership that will advance your professional and personal exchanges