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Succession Planning 101: Are We Doing the Best We Can for Our Personnel?

Fri, Mar 1, 2013

It is not uncommon to hear the term "succession planning" thrown around in today's fire service, but is it truly occurring or is it just lip service?

Making Fire Service Accountability Work

Thu, Feb 28, 2013

Finding an effective accountability system for your fire department begins with fostering a sense of personal accountability among your firefighters at all times, Jeff Burleson writes.

KY Fire Department Finds Hose Connectors Missing from Businesses

Mon, Feb 25, 2013

One Kentucky fire chief's casual survey of some local businesses found a number of hose connectors missing, according to a news report.

Honeywell Names Gary Lederer Leader of Americas Fire and Sensing Business

Thu, Feb 21, 2013

Honeywell (NYSE: HON) announced that it has appointed Gary Lederer to lead Honeywell Life Safety (HLS) – Fire Solutions Americas and oversee Fire Systems and System Sensor, both part of the Honeywell Automation and Control Solutions' Life Safety business.

FDIC 2013 Interview: Anthony Kastros

Thu, Feb 21, 2013

FDIC Conference Director Diane Rothschild recently spoke with Battalion Chief Anthony Kastros, Sacramento (CA) Metropolitan Fire District, who is keynoting during the FDIC 2013 Opening Ceremony on "This is Our Time," about the whole FDIC "experience."

Fire Records Show Inspections Out of Date in Providence RI

Thu, Feb 14, 2013

Fire records in Providence (RI) show that many bars and nightclubs in the city haven't had required fire inspections in years -- and some didn't have sprinkler systems -- despite a nightclub fire that killed 100 people a decade ago

Managing Organizational Risk

Wed, Feb 13, 2013

Tim Hyden says assessing the risks to your fire department can help you avoid potential future pain.

Mediator to Handle Yonkers NY Firefighter Contract

Wed, Feb 6, 2013

The New York Public Employment Relations Board affirmed Yonkers Mayor Mike Spano's contention that labor talks had dissolved between the two sides and that mediation is needed to end the standoff.

Rookies Don't Know How to Act Like Rookies Anymore: Mentoring to Overcome Generational Differences

Tue, Feb 5, 2013

Fire service leaders must use adaptive mentoring techniques to impart the importance of our tradition and culture to the next generation, George Goblet writes.

CFSI Accepting Nominations for Fire Service Leadership Award

Mon, Feb 4, 2013

The Congressional Fire Services Institute (CFSI) is accepting nominations for the Mason Lankford Fire Service Leadership Award.


Fri, Feb 1, 2013

A topic that can cause huge legal concerns is driving fire apparatus.

The Future of Leadership in the Volunteer Fire Service

Fri, Feb 1, 2013

The fire service has continued to respond to more varied and complex emergencies.

Thales Appoints Chief Technology Officer and Strategic Initiatives Lead for U.S. Communications Business

Thu, Jan 31, 2013

Thales Communications, Inc., a global leader in the development, manufacture, and support of tactical communications products for warfighters and first responders, has appointed Todd Borkey as the company’s Chief Technology Officer and Vice President of Strategic Initiatives.

CFSI Seeks Nominations for the Senator Paul S. Sarbanes Fire Safety Leadership Award

Thu, Jan 31, 2013

The Congressional Fire Services Institute (CFSI) and National Fallen Firefighters Foundation (NFFF) are accepting nominations for the Senator Paul S. Sarbanes Fire Safety Leadership Award.

Braun Industries Announces New Ambulance Dealer

Tue, Jan 29, 2013

Braun Industries is excited to announce that Emergency Equipment Professionals will be representing the brand in Alabama and Mississippi.

Columbia Southern University, Chief Brunacini Fire-Rescue Leadership Institute Present Retreat

Mon, Jan 28, 2013

The Chief Brunacini Fire-Rescue Leadership Institute invites all first-responders and emergency service personnel to attend a leadership retreat April 12-14 at the Hilton Garden Inn in North Charleston, South Carolina.

SafetyPAD Partners with Boston Area Hospital to Allow Patient Data Sharing

Sun, Jan 27, 2013

OPEN Incorporated, makers of the SafetyPAD® suite of technology products for Emergency Medical Services, announces that Brigham and Women’s Hospital implemented its automated Web Services application programming interface (API) to receive pre-hospital patient data from Boston Emergency Medical Services.

Apply for the 2013 Fire Corps Award of Excellence

Wed, Jan 23, 2013

Honor the dedication and achievements of your volunteers by nominating your Fire Corps team for the Award of Excellence.

Selecting Firefighter Candidates: Taking the Longer View

Fri, Jan 18, 2013

Jeremy Mitchell details a "big-picture" method of determining your fire department's services and the people it needs to hire to provide those services.

The Fire Chief: It's Lonely At the Top

Tue, Jan 15, 2013

Tom Warren reviews some of the challenges the modern fire chief must deal with on a daily basis.

2013 Ohio Safety Congress Event Announced

Mon, Jan 14, 2013

The Ohio Safety Congress & Expo, sponsored by the Ohio Bureau of Workers' Compensation, is the largest state safety and health exposition in the United States.

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