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Rick Ennis
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  • Cape Girardeau, MO
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Lives in:
Cape Girardeau
Department:
City of Cape Girardeau Fire Department
Title/rank:
Fire Chief
Years of public service:
34
Agency structure:
Paid fire department
Top issues in your department:
Delivering the most effective, efficient, safe and professional services possible to our community with the resources available to us.
Professional Qualifications:
Over 34 years in the fire service, 18 as a fire chief, experience in suburban fire service delivery. Bachelor of Science degree in Urban Affairs, Associates in Fire Science, EFO graduate.
Topics you provide training for:
Just about anything related to firefighting in the suburban, small city environment, preferably strategy and tactics related to coordinated fire attack, has evolved into changing the perception of fire sprinklers to an issue of fire suppression, firefighter safety and service delivery.
Areas of expertise:
Have developed a unique and realistic perspective regarding suburban firefighting, including evaluating and implementing nationally recognized best practices to deliver the best possible services with the resources available.
Bio:
Rick Ennis is a third generation fire chief, having grown up in the fire service. He has over 34 years of progressively responsible experience in the fire service, including over 18 as a fire chief. He has experience working with volunteer, combination, and full-time Fire Departments. He is currently the Fire Chief in the City of Cape Girardeau, Missouri. Ennis holds a Bachelors of Science degree in Urban Affairs/Public Administration, and is a graduate of the National Fire Academy’s EFO program. He is the founder and lead instructor for Genesis ’36 L.L.C. Fire Service Training and Assessment. His background and experience has allowed him to develop a unique and realistic perception of today's fire service.
Web site:
http://genesis36.com

Rick Ennis's Blog

It's Time to Pull Our Heads Out of...the Sand

This piece is directed to the leadership of the American Fire Service. Therefore, it is directed to the Boards of leading fire service organizations. It is directed to those who oversee the most popular of fire service publications, websites, and more respectable blogs. It is directed to those leading the efforts at our most prominent and active research agencies to better improve our understanding of fire dynamics and our best practices to combat today’s fires. It is directed to fire…

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Posted on May 15, 2015 at 2:39pm — 1 Comment

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