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Craig Nelson's and Dane Carley's new Tailboard Talk discusses how best to capitalize on failure.

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Humpday Hangout: Organizational Behavior

In this week's Humpday Hangout, guest hosts Mike Dugan of the FDNY and Bill Carey of Firefighter Nation talk to the D...

Walking the Point in Incident Command

Gary Seidel-Firefighters are able to meet citizen expectations and perform under stress in an emergency-they are able...

The Dangers of Hydrogen-Based Experimental Fuels

Richard Stilp and Armando Bevelacqua-An explosion in a warehouse teaches the Orlando (FL) Fire Department some valuab...

Twenty Miles from Home with a Briefcase

During a recent conference, a discussion focused on the issue of regionalization.

Innovative Rolling Base Enhances Rookie Hose Management Systems by Reducing Wear on Fire Hose

Deschutes River Manufacturing (DRM), an Oregon-based company, has rolled out a new offering to its fire hose manageme...

Improving by Evaluating

When one takes an open and honest look at his performance and measures it against established standards, it opens the...

RescueSim User Conference Gathers Safety Professionals from Around the Globe

The RescueSim User Conference 2014 saw a successful gathering of industry, defence and emergency response profes...

What Would You Do? Fire in an Old Auto Repair Garage

Skip Coleman provides a new training scenario on response to a fire in an older ordinary constructed auto repair gara...

USFA Coffee Break Training: Petroleum Crude Oil Principles of Successful Incident Management

The United States Fire Administration (USFA) has a new training drill out in their Coffee Breaking Training...

What Would You Do? Frat House Fire

This fire occurs in a building originally built as a side-by-side duplex but has undergone numerous alterations over ...

How to Measure Management

I recently was in a conversation with a young company officer who asked me, "How do you measure management"...

Stretching and Advancing the Initial Handline

An engine company's most basic function is to get water on the fire.

Detroit Firefighters Battle 2-Alarm Fire at Vacant Apartment Building

On Friday, October 17, 2014, at about 1500 hours, Detroit 5th Battalion companies responded to a reported building fi...

Chief Dennis Compton Receives Dr. John Granito Award for Excellence in Fire Leadership and Management Research

The National Fallen Firefighters Foundation congratulates Chief Dennis Compton, chairman of the foundation's Board of...

What Would You Do? Fire in a New Residential Building

Skip Coleman has a new firefighting simulation on responding to a fire in a new residential building.

RescueSim Training Course Gets Official LASER Certification

The UK awarding body LASER has certified the RescueSim Virtual Incident Command training delivered by Peter Stanley T...

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Stepping Up

Stepping Up: So Why Are We Doing This?

Taking a moment to let your firefighters know the learning objectives of a particular training session can help them focus on its purpose, Ron Hiraki writes.

POLITICS & POLICIES

Minnesota Police to Serve as Firefighters

The Minnesota city of Lino Lakes is cross-training all 25 of its police officers as firefighters, according to a news report.

FDNY Commissioner Vows to Boost Hiring of Female Firefighters

Activists and lawmakers called for the FDNY to step up its hiring of female firefighters.

Judge Orders BWI Airport Fire Department to Reinstate African-American Deputy Chief

A Maryland judge has determined an African-American deputy chief was terminated unfairly because of discrimination, and ordered the BWI Airport Fire Department to reinstate him.

Fire Service Traditions & History

Humpday Hangout: Who Are the F.O.O.L.S.?

In this week's Humpday Hangout, Fire Engineering Editor in Chief Bobby Halton and Mike Dugan of the FDNY talk to Rob Fisher and Rusty Ricker and the Fraternal Order of Leatherheads Society (F.O.O.L.S.) International.

LODD

North Carolina Fire Chief Found Dead After Calls

A 61-year-old North Carolina fire chief died recently following emergency responses.

Legal

Year-End Spending Bill Funds All Federal Agencies Except DHS Through Fiscal Year 2015

Legislation funding most of the federal government through the end of the fiscal year was passed on December 13. The appropriations bill provides more than $1 trillion and funds all federal agencies through the end of the fiscal year except for the Department of Homeland Security (DHS), which is funded through the end of February.  

Officer Development

The SPRECTRUM Model of Organizational Change, Part Two

As a fire service leader, one of the most important studies you can undertake is the exploration of organizational change, writes Mark Wallace.

Fireground Management

Humpday Hangout: Organizational Behavior

In this week's Humpday Hangout, guest hosts Mike Dugan of the FDNY and Bill Carey of Firefighter Nation talk to the Dane Carley, Craig Nelson, and Jeff Wallin about higher reliability organizations (HROs) and how this approach applies to the fire service

Volunteers Corner

North Carolina Fire Chief Found Dead After Calls

A 61-year-old North Carolina fire chief died recently following emergency responses.

Grants

Massachusetts Governor Patrick and Life Sciences Center Announce Grant to Research Ebola

Governor Deval Patrick and the Massachusetts Life Sciences Center (MLSC) today announced a $1 million challenge grant to support a partnership of life sciences companies, NGO's and academic institutions, led by Diagnostics For All, that is working to develop an improved, fast and accurate diagnostic test for Ebola. 

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North Carolina Fire Chief Found Dead After Calls

December 18, 2014

A 61-year-old North Carolina fire chief died recently following emergency responses.

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