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Chuck Wehrli posted a blog post

Are you a Dinosaur Officer

Have you become the Dinosaur OfficerAs you go through your career have you be come bored, stagnant, unmotivated? Has the department become the same? The Dinosaur in the room could be you. . It has been widely thought that Company Officers and the “Senior Man” or “Barn Boss” can make or break a department. Is the department led by a dinosaur Chief. Has he or she become complacent in their jobs?Leadership ,or lack of it ,in every position can influence everyone. As the Company Officer do you just…See More
Mar 6
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Mar 5
Chuck Wehrli replied to P.J. Norwood's discussion Dearborn Michigan Close Call Roof Collapse
"A few observations, my crew had a very simulat fire in a structure like this. Luckily the roof totally failed as we were inches from getting on it. I asked Chief Dunn and Frank Brannigan what I missed. Here we're some of their comments, how…"
Apr 3, 2012
Chuck Wehrli commented on Skip Coleman's blog post They get it!
"Amen"
Jul 26, 2011
Chuck Wehrli posted a blog post

One comment on the Floor Collapse article, it says, The fire had been burning for almost an hour; it was getting progressively stronger as the firefighters tried in vain to combat it. Why would you e…

One comment on the Floor Collapse article, it says, The fire had been burning for almost an hour; it was getting progressively stronger as the firefighters tried in vain to combat it. Why would you even be on the floor if its been burning that long? Enough said, glad he is ok.See More
Jun 27, 2011
Chuck Wehrli commented on Paul Combs's blog post IS THE CIRCUS IN TOWN?
"New motto, "Have a safe year in 2011, no more firemen sent to Heaven"."
Dec 31, 2010
Chuck Wehrli replied to John K. Murphy's discussion Another abandoned building takes more firefighter lives
"While I am proud of my Chicago Brothers I agree John. We had a program to document all bow string truss roofs. We went out and looked at each one in our district. I'm sure that would be hard in a city as large as Chicago but its a start.…"
Dec 26, 2010
Chuck Wehrli commented on Bobby Halton's video
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Oak Lawn strip mall fire

"Yea saw that Bobby but they might have wanted to wait till the lines are ready."
Nov 20, 2010
Chuck Wehrli commented on Bobby Halton's video
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Oak Lawn strip mall fire

"Wheres the water?"
Nov 20, 2010
Chuck Wehrli commented on Bobby Halton's blog post Chicago Firefighter Christopher Wheatley, 31, has died in the Line of Duty
"RIP Chris."
Aug 9, 2010
Chuck Wehrli commented on Bobby Halton's video
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8/2/2010 Fire in Austin Neighborhood in Chicago

"Thats not the Chicago FD I know."
Aug 7, 2010
Chuck Wehrli commented on Paul Combs's blog post WHAT BROTHERHOOD?!
"Excellent post Paul, your right on the money."
Jul 14, 2010
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Jul 14, 2010

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Chuck Wehrli's Blog

Are you a Dinosaur Officer

Have you become the Dinosaur Officer

As you go through your career have you be come bored, stagnant, unmotivated?

Has the department become the same? The Dinosaur in the room could be you. . It has been widely thought that Company Officers and the “Senior Man” or “Barn Boss” can make or break a department. Is the department led by a dinosaur Chief. Has he or she become complacent in their jobs?

Leadership ,or lack of it ,in every position can influence everyone. As the…

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Posted on March 6, 2018 at 2:11pm

One comment on the Floor Collapse article, it says, The fire had been burning for almost an hour; it was getting progressively stronger as the firefighters tried in vain to combat it. Why would you e…

One comment on the Floor Collapse article, it says, The fire had been burning for almost an hour; it was getting progressively stronger as the firefighters tried in vain to combat it. Why would you even be on the floor if its been burning that long? Enough said, glad he is ok. Continue

Posted on June 27, 2011 at 12:04pm

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