If they fail you have failed. There is no need to look any farther than the mirror for the answer as to why.
It’s never just smells and bells.
Leave behind the baggage of rigid critiques and traditional counseling methods and make better use of what we know works for firefighters.
On the scene, side Alpha, fire showing.
We as a service need to be able to handle the tough criticism that goes with working in a life and death environment.
It lies in pride, a haughtiness that gushes over with phrases of “brotherhood”, RFB-KTF and t-shirt slogans in place of proven wisdom.
There is a huge disconnect between what is needed in that smoke filled room and what people decide to learn and train on.
Let us know how your house is a “firehouse” and not just a place to work.
Here we are in front of the reported fire building. During our approach, what type of building did we determine to have?
A year of communication we hate to hear, but train to say.