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.
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
Posted on November 7, 2016 at 10:17am — 1 Comment
Most departments have internal drama most of it is caused by people who do nothing or people increase the drama to take the pressure off them and make other people look bad. If your department doesn't have internal drama then that is great.
In our career field we endure a lot of stress from incidents where people are at their worst. We see things that normal people don’t see thing.…Continue
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