Fire Engineering Training Community

Where firefighters come to talk training

Stephen H. Higgs
  • Male
  • Salt Lake City, UT
  • United States
Share on Facebook Share
  • Blog Posts
  • Discussions (1)
  • Groups
  • Photos
  • Photo Albums
  • Videos
 

Stephen H. Higgs's Page

Profile Information

Lives in:
Salt Lake City Utah
Department:
Unified Fire Authority
Title/rank:
Assistant Chief
Years of public service:
35
Agency structure:
Paid fire department
Top issues in your department:
Budget
Staffing
Employee Bennefits
Training
Professional Qualifications:
Degrees in Building Construction and Fire Science
EFO course work
Harvard Senior Executives in State and Local Govt.
Cerified Emergency Manager
Certified Fire Officer III
Topics you provide training for:
Strategy and Tactics for Light-Weight Construction
Fire Ground Hydraulics and Pump Operation (Engineer Trng)
Fire Officer Development
Incident Management
Building Construction, Fire Behavior and Tactics
Apparatus Placement and Tactics
Areas of expertise:
Building Construction
Hydraulics
Incident Command
Emergecy Management
Fire Ground Strategy and Tactics
Officer Development
Bio:
Fire Chief Stephen H. Higgs began his fire service career in 1977 with the Salt Lake City Fire Department. Higgs served as a firefighter/paramedic, lieutenant, captain, battalion chief and deputy chief over fire operations. In 2000 after 23 years with Salt Lake City, Higgs accepted the position of fire chief with Midvale City Fire Department. On July 1st, 2011, Midvale Fire merged with the Unified Fire Authority of Greater Salt Lake (UFA). Higgs now serves as an assistant chief with the UFA.

Higgs holds degrees in building construction and fire science. He has completed Executive Fire Officer Course work at the National Fire Academy and is a graduate of the Senior Executives in State and Local Government, Harvard University, John F. Kennedy School of Government. Higgs is a FEMA certified emergency manager. Higgs is an adjunct instructor for the Utah Valley University - Fire and Rescue Academy.

Comment Wall

You need to be a member of Fire Engineering Training Community to add comments!

Join Fire Engineering Training Community

  • No comments yet!
 
 
 

Policy Page

CONTRIBUTORS NOTE

Our contributors' posts are not vetted by the Fire Engineering technical board, and reflect the views and opinions of the individual authors. Anyone is welcome to participate.

For vetted content, please go to www.fireengineering.com/archive/.

Fire Engineering Editor in Chief Bobby Halton
We are excited to have you participate in our discussions and interactive forums. Before you begin posting, please take a moment to read our policy page. -- Bobby Halton

Be Alert for Spam
We actively monitor the community for spam, however some does slip through. Please use common sense and caution when clicking links. If you suspect you've been hit by spam, e-mail peter.prochilo@clarionevents.com.

FE Podcasts


Check out the most recent episode and schedule of
UPCOMING PODCASTS

© 2020   Created by fireeng.   Powered by

Badges  |  Report an Issue  |  Terms of Service