Experience; Officer development and continued education; Education - formal / degree; Leadership - need more (firefighters & officers) who are willing to raise the bar; Growth - we're growing so fast that we can't keep up with apparatus and facilities; Annexations - cities taking over the greatest tax revenue areas of county departments (us)
Been reading your department's "Nozzle Project", very, very good stuff. What has occurred since that would affect your results? Anything? We're developing plans to give 2 1/2" lines its proper place on our engines again, and I'm looking for the right argument to sway opinions about smooth bores as well. (By the way, the push for this started at the Seattle Convention class in '08)
Rob, It looks like the burns that we were looking for are not going to come thru. Do you have any plans on May 2nd and 25th? I will be back down in Ballard if you have time to stop by. I need to get and give some thoughts and updates on CAFS for us.
Hey Lt! Yup Im at 62's on Ashift!!! haha shark pit as a proby Im loving it! A few fires so far not much to speak of. But come the first of the year 62's has 5/8 fools and the 3 are definately fools. It will be something else!
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