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Maintaining the Aggressive Firefighter

September 20, 2018I can't tell you how often I have heard, "This is the way it has always been done." Does this mean they are unable to make any other decisions when faced with an emergency? Every…Continue

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A Job or a Title

                                    A Job or a Title? A job or a title is a question that should go through a chief’s mind when hiring in new folks or promoting, are they here for the job or are they here for the title, we all know some of the t-shirt and badge glory boys, right?The fire service takes a big hit on this subject from many different points, the folks that actually want to be a firefighter and learn the job are being crushed by the others that just want a t-shirt and a badge.…See More
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Maintaining the Aggressive Firefighter

September 20, 2018I can't tell you how often I have heard, "This is the way it has always been done." Does this mean they are unable to make any other decisions when faced with an emergency? Every firefighter wants to be a good firefighter but sometimes we must ask ourselves, is good enough really good enough? Let’s talk vacant structures for a second, is a vacant structure vacant because you know nobody has lived in it for weeks or months and it looks run down? The answer is no structure is…See More
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Lives in:
Sikeston
Department:
Scott County Rural Fire District
Title/rank:
Fire Chief
Years of public service:
20
Agency structure:
Volunteer fire department
Top issues in your department:
Recruitment and Retention and outdated Apparatus
Bio:
I joined the Miner Fire Department in May of 2000 and worked as a firefighter until 2009, In 2001 I worked fulltime for the South Scott County Ambulance District until June of 2008. In July of 2009 I was hired by the Scott County Rural Fire Protection District where I was promoted to the position of Fire Chief in 2010.

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A Job or a Title

                                    A Job or a Title?

A job or a title is a question that should go through a chief’s mind when hiring in new folks or promoting, are they here for the job or are they here for the title, we all know some of the t-shirt and badge glory boys, right?



The fire service takes a big hit on this subject from many different points, the folks that actually want to be a…

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