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Brad Hoff's Blog – April 2010 Archive (15)

"Firehouse Pranks or Professionalism? The LA Story,"

Apr 23, 2010

On Thursday, Battalion Chief Kwame Cooper presented highlights of a comprehensive two-year case study on what occurred in the Los Angeles City (CA) Department (LAFD) that prompted more than 25 work environment discrimination lawsuits between 2006 and 2009. In “Firehouse Pranks or Professionalism? The LA Story,” he showed the importance of effectively leading diverse commands at the local fire station level. He emphasized the importance of recognizing potential hostile work… Continue

Added by Brad Hoff on April 28, 2010 at 6:14pm — 3 Comments

In rememberance of our fallen brother!

This day and everyday we promised to "Never Forget" those who gave their lives in service and sacrifice to protect our fellow man. So today we remember and honor Spc. Donald P. Hyde, Ft. Wainwright Alaska FD, who answered his last call on this day 39 years ago attempting to rescue a 13-month-old child and his father in an apartment fire on Fort Wainwright April 26, 1971. All three perished in the fire or as a result of their injuries sustained from the fire.

Added by Brad Hoff on April 27, 2010 at 9:10pm — No Comments

FIRE FIGHTERS: A CRITICAL MESSAGE FROM A COURAGEOUS FIRE CHIEF

This article link is from FirefighterCloseCalls.com

Chief Tom Carr speaks on FF health

Added by Brad Hoff on April 21, 2010 at 12:32pm — No Comments

Editor in Chief Bobby Halton Officially Opens FDIC 2010, Inspires Crowd

My hats off to Chief Halton for all he and those behind him have done to make FDIC the premiere FD Conference!

Cheif Halton FDIC

Added by Brad Hoff on April 21, 2010 at 11:55am — No Comments

Yuba City (CA) Fire Department Captain Eric Hankins Receives Courage and Valor Award at FDIC!

Once again congratulations go out to our brother and friend Capt. Eric Hankins for his selfless service and sacrifice to save the lives of two children on his day off.

Here is the article 2010 Ray Downey Courage and Valor recipient

Added by Brad Hoff on April 21, 2010 at 11:47am — No Comments

The Battalion The Series is coming to FDIC!

The Battalion will be in booth 3358 at Indy.



David Furtado, the producer, camera guy and one man show, will also be doing a live feed on Friday night nomally from Live feed or… Continue

Added by Brad Hoff on April 16, 2010 at 4:36pm — No Comments

Six Fire Officials Selected for Harvard Senior Executives in State and Local Government Program

Congratulations to all the selectees!





Washington, D.C. – Kelvin J. Cochran, Administrator of the U.S. Department of Homeland Security’s (DHS) U.S. Fire Administration (USFA), announced today that six senior fire officials were selected for fellowships to attend the Harvard University’s Senior Executives in State and Local Government Program this summer at the John F. Kennedy School of Government. The 19-day program includes other State and local government leaders from… Continue

Added by Brad Hoff on April 16, 2010 at 2:09pm — No Comments

The United States Fire Administration (USFA) has received notice of the following firefighter fatality in NY.

It is with deep regret that I post the following USFA official line of duty death announcement of fellow brother Captain Vincent Iaccino. Our sincerest condolences go out to the family and the members of the Roosevelt Fire District Engine Company #1.



Vincent Iaccino




Rank: Captain

Age: 65

Gender: Male

Status: Volunteer

Years of Service: 22

Date of Incident: 04/12/2010

Time of Incident: 2030hrs

Date of Death:… Continue

Added by Brad Hoff on April 14, 2010 at 2:16pm — No Comments

The United States Fire Administration (USFA) has received notice of the following firefighter fatality in KS.

It is with deep regret that I post the following USFA official line of duty death announcement of fellow brother Captain Harold Reed Sr. Our sincerest condolences go out to the family and the members of the Peru Fire District #3.



Harold Reed, Sr




Rank: Captain

Age: 74

Gender: Male

Status: Volunteer

Years of Service: 47

Date of Incident: 04/11/2010

Time of Incident: 1555hrs

Date of Death: 04/11/2010



Fire… Continue

Added by Brad Hoff on April 13, 2010 at 11:13am — No Comments

The United States Fire Administration (USFA) has received notice of the following firefighter fatality in NY.

It is with deep regret that I post the following USFA official line of duty death announcement of fellow brother Asst. Chief Garrett Loomis. Our sincerest condolences go out to the family and the members of the Sackets Harbor FD.



Garrett Loomis




Rank: Assistant Fire Chief

Age: 26

Gender: Male

Status: Volunteer

Years of Service: 8

Date of Incident: 04/11/2010

Time of Incident: Pending

Date of Death: 04/11/2010



Fire… Continue

Added by Brad Hoff on April 12, 2010 at 6:19pm — No Comments

The United States Fire Administration (USFA) has received notice of the following firefighter fatality in MO.

It is with deep regret that I post the following USFA official line of duty death announcement of fellow brother Firefighter Donald Scaper. Our sincerest condolences go out to the family and the members of the Timber Knob VFD.



Donald E. Schaper




Rank: Firefighter

Age: 53

Gender: Male

Status: Volunteer

Years of Service: Pending

Date of Incident: 04/09/2010

Time of Incident: Pending

Date of Death: 04/09/2010



Fire… Continue

Added by Brad Hoff on April 12, 2010 at 4:59pm — No Comments

The United States Fire Administration (USFA) has received notice of the following firefighter fatality in OH.

It is with deep regret that I post the following USFA official line of duty death announcement of fellow brother Firefighter Leo Powell. Our sincerest condolences go out to the family and the members of the Morgan Township VFD.



Leo Powell






Age: 74

Cause of Death: Stress/Overexertion

Rank: Firefighter

Nature of Death: Heart Attack

Classification: Volunteer

Emergency Duty: No

Incident Date: 04/03/2010

Duty Type:… Continue

Added by Brad Hoff on April 6, 2010 at 1:54pm — No Comments

7000 +

Great news!



It has taken a bit of time and a lot of weeding out of the dreaded spammers, but we have finally reached 7000 members here at Fire Engineering Community!



What a great place and people that are here to learn and share with fellow brothers and sisters of the fire service! This means that we are still growing and we want more of us to be on here to share and learn even more. That being said, here is your assignment: go out and spread the word and let every… Continue

Added by Brad Hoff on April 6, 2010 at 10:30am — No Comments

The United States Fire Administration (USFA) has received notice of the following firefighter fatality in AZ.

It is with deep regret that I post the following USFA official line of duty death announcement of fellow brother Captain Dennis Robinson. Our sincere condolences go out to the family and the members of the Three Points Fire Department.



Dennis Robinson




Age: 61

Cause of Death: Stress/Overexertion

Rank: Captain

Nature of Death: Unknown

Classification: Career

Emergency Duty: No

Incident Date: 03/30/2010

Duty Type: Other… Continue

Added by Brad Hoff on April 2, 2010 at 10:30am — No Comments

The United States Fire Administration (USFA) has received notice of the following firefighter fatality in OH.

It is with deep regret that I post the following USFA official line of duty death announcement of fellow brother Lieutenant Edward Teare. Our sincere condolences go out to the family and the members of the Independence Fire Department.



Edward Teare,


Age: 53

Cause of Death: Stress/Overexertion

Rank: Lieutenant

Nature of Death: Heart Attack

Classification: Career

Emergency Duty: No

Incident Date: 03/31/2010

Duty Type:… Continue

Added by Brad Hoff on April 1, 2010 at 10:30am — No Comments

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