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Warren Cersley's Blog – February 2014 Archive (3)

APPOINTED OR ANOINTED

Appointed or Anointed?

I have had the honor of serving as a Chief Officer for nearly twenty-eight years. I have seen a few things and I have been around the block a couple of times. I may be different from some because I believe that I was appointed but never anointed.

I recall a Captain opening my office door and advising me that a Battalion Chief from FDNY was in the…

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Added by Warren Cersley on February 25, 2014 at 11:15am — 2 Comments

PROTECT THE STEPS

Protect the steps.

One of the most important lessons I learned from my first Captain was to protect the steps.

Whether we went upstairs to get a burning mattress in a brick apartment, or to perform search and fire attack in a two story house, Captain Mac would never allow a staff meeting…

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Added by Warren Cersley on February 15, 2014 at 11:01am — No Comments

FIRE DEPARTMENT AUTO SALES

FIRE DEPARTMENT AUTO SALES

My friend told me the story of his visit to a local auto dealership. He was considering purchasing a new pickup truck and a larger flatbed truck for his growing business.

He chose to visit this dealership based partly on the large amount of television and radio…

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Added by Warren Cersley on February 7, 2014 at 12:23pm — No Comments

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