Pass on any Knowledge of experience and training you may have to other firefighters. Never be Afraid that other firefighters might know more than you. Embrace it. Your Weakness, might be their Strength. Your Strength, might be their Weakness. Teamwork plays a big part in the fire service.
Trust is a five letter word that means so much in the Fire Service, that from time to time it is lost in a person’s character. Whether influenced by peers or it became the norm in the environment that surrounded the individual. Whether your career or volunteer the expectations are the same. Do the right thing of integrity all the time, on and off duty.
When you enter the fire service, an investigation…Continue
Posted on December 17, 2019 at 8:00am
How do we get new members into the volunteer fire service? To answer this, we must fully explore the problem that exists in many communities. We must understand three things our people, our department, and our community.…Continue
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If you are in a leadership position in a volunteer fire department, you constantly think about resources (people, equipment, funding) to effectively perform the mission of the organization. How well does your community support your volunteer fire department? Do they show up for your department’s open houses? Does the community understand that a volunteer fire department exists in their…Continue
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