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Floyd A Wise III
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  • Hummelstown, PA
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Lives in:
Hummelstown, Pennslyvania
Harrisburg Bureau of Fire
Battalion Chief
Years of public service:
Agency structure:
Combination fire department
Top issues in your department:
fire officer development, incident management, special operations, policy development, funding sources
Professional Qualifications:
Fire Officer II, Fire Instructor II, EMT-B, certified hazardous material technician many other proboard qualifications in many different areas.
Working on completion of BS fire administration
Topics you provide training for:
engine company operations, truck company operations, technical rescue, company officer development, incident management, and leadership
Areas of expertise:
-command and control
-special operations
-fundamental fire ground activities
-leadership and mentoring
43 years old BC focused on education of fire officers and leadership of departments. Have a very special interest in special operations especially as the small combination department is involved. Believe in development of strong command and control practices.
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Floyd A Wise III's Blog

Stuck In the Middle With You

       As not to sound as averse as the title; no one is truly stuck in the middle as a fire officer. Many of us whom have promoted in a formal process made an independent decision to move up the chain based on a number of indexes including salary, leadership strengths, career challenge, and technical merit. However, this article is meant to represent so many of us nationwide who are labeled as “middle management” in the fire service and sometimes feel our…


Posted on March 30, 2017 at 10:06am

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