The fire service is rich in tradition, stories, pomp, and legacies - and it is legacy that brings me full circle to this cartoon. Some families can boast generations of service to a community, or having married into another fire service family to carry on a lineage that in some cases spans a century. Me? I’m…Continue
Posted on December 4, 2014 at 2:59pm — 3 Comments
Posted on November 27, 2014 at 8:37am
Tankers are big, they are bulky, top heavy, and were never intended to be driven at a high rate of speed. However, when you mix adrenaline, inexperience, and complacency, these vital resources can become killers.
I've attached a link to a Fire Engineering article from 1998 by Dale Perry that…
Posted on November 26, 2014 at 12:21pm
Leading a crew of diverse personalities can be challenging. As a fire officer it is your job to make sure everyone on your team is being as productive as possible, even if you have to adjust how you treat each individual to do so. The more effective you are at individualizing your leadership style, the…
Posted on November 10, 2014 at 3:30pm