On major fires, what does your department do with the chief officers who respond? Do they come as part of an additional alarm or as part of mutual aid? Do you have to request them or do they come as part of the package? Once on scene, what do they do? Do they come dressed in gear and ready to go or wander in with their hands in their pockets? Do they freelance? (Chiefs are often the worst at this if you don't control them). Do they form an opinion brigade at the front of the building and stand there in a conga line doing nothing? What happens if you, God forbid, give them something to do or someplace to oversee? Are they cooperative or do they look at you like you have three heads? What is the best way to utilize them for maximum Chief-ery efficiency and firefighter safety?
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