Latest in managing a live-in program tackles the slow times in quarters.
Former Hyattsville (MD) live-in, and current DCFD firefighter, Matt Leonard tells how your live-in program can stay sharp during the down time.
“Recruitment is up, morale is high, the calls are coming and everyone seems to be moving on the right track! What a perfect scenario but one that is not likely to last without constant manipulation and a keen eye. Some things are impossible to control. Everyone loves to run fires, rescues, and car accidents, this kind of work keeps us interested but everyone knows there exists dry spells and sometimes they can go months at a time, perhaps years for less busy departments. So what do you do?”