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I get it with the thin line flags, but what about other decals?

Remember, the firefighters don’t own the apparatus, so it probably comes down to whether labor and management have a good relationship

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In this episode of the What’s YOUR Problem? video series, Deputy Chief Billy Goldfeder answers this viewer question:

I just watched your video comments on the thin red line flags. That brought up a question that I was presented by my union: ‘Can we put the IAFF logo decal on our apparatus windows?’ Some departments do, some don’t. What’s your take?”

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Chief Billy Goldfeder, EFO, a firefighter since 1973, serves as deputy fire chief of the Loveland-Symmes (Ohio) Fire Department. He also serves as Lexipol’s senior fire advisor and is a member of the Fire Chief/FireRescue1 Editorial Advisory Board. Goldfeder is a member of the Board of Directors for several organizations: the IAFC, the September 11th Families Association and the National Fallen Firefighters Foundation (NFFF). He also provides expert review assistance to the CDC NIOSH Fire Fighter Fatality Investigation and Prevention Program. Goldfeder is the recipient of numerous operational and administrative awards, appointments and recognitions. He has served on several NFPA and IAFC committees, has authored numerous articles and books, and presented several sessions at industry events. Chief Goldfeder co-hosts the website
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