Fire is just one of the battles we face daily.
Take care of your personnel and they will take care of you.
Do you have the tools and knowledge to “address” the envelope?
If they fail you have failed. There is no need to look any farther than the mirror for the answer as to why.
Wisdom does not come by having a wall full of certifications.
We preach brotherhood and sisterhood but it is high time that everyone practices it.
No policy or procedure will ever be effective if it is written, placed in a book and never looked at again.
Some firefighters still have pride and ownership in the job, the uniform and in their appearance.
We have the opportunity to mentor the next generation even before they get on the job, sometimes we do it without knowing it.
Going to the outside for a new Chief is done for a variety of reasons. In some cases, nobody in the FD wants the job