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So, You Want to Make a “Change”

Mon, Sep 30, 2013

Although the specific topics regarding change are seemingly unlimited, successful changes do share some common strategies, writes Frank Frievalt.

Tyco Opens New 70,000-Square-Foot Williams Fire & Hazard Control Facility in Port Arthur (TX)

Thu, Sep 26, 2013

Tyco is celebrating the grand opening of a new state-of-the-art operational facility in Port Arthur (TX) for its renowned Williams Fire & Hazard Control (WF&HC) solutions team.

Page-Out Offers Instant On-Call Availability Mobile Application

Sat, Sep 21, 2013

Locally owned Page-Out LLC had a launch party Friday, September 6th from 4pm – 6pm to formally introduce Page-Out, the Instant On-Call Availability System.  The event was held at Exploration Place in their 2nd floor Board Room.

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Fri, Sep 20, 2013

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PBI Performance Products, Inc. Announces Promotion of Bill Lawson

Thu, Sep 19, 2013

PBI Performance Products announces the promotion of Bill Lawson to the position of president of PBI Performance Products, Inc. effective September 1.

The Job: Leadership During Overhaul

Fri, Sep 13, 2013

Frank Ricci discusses the need for officers to demonstrate leadership during overhaul operations when the temptation exists to take off your mask.

Florida Battalion Chief and Fire Engineering Board Member Hollins Retires

Fri, Aug 30, 2013

Cedar Hammock (FL) Fire Department Battalion Chief Leigh Hollins, a Fire Engineering editorial board member, is retiring after 37 years on the job.

Chief Cliff Jones Recognized as Ray Picard Award Winner

Tue, Aug 20, 2013

Chief Cliff Jones, CFO, was honored by receiving the Ray Picard Award during the Center for Public Safety Excellence's 14th annual awards ceremony held during Fire-Rescue International in Chicago, Illinois.

Chief Rich Marinucci Receives Ronny Jack Coleman Leadership Legacy Award

Mon, Aug 19, 2013

Richard A. Marinucci, CFO, was honored by receiving the Ronny Jack Coleman Leadership Legacy Award during the Center for Public Safety Excellence's 14th annual awards ceremony held during Fire-Rescue International in Chicago, Illinois.

Columbus Mayor Demands Police and Fire Boost Diversity

Sun, Aug 18, 2013

Columbus (OH) Mayor Michael B. Coleman demanded changes in improving diversity hiring and a report on solutions by this month.

Pierce Manufacturing Honors 2013 Fire Chiefs of the Year

Fri, Aug 16, 2013

Pierce Manufacturing Inc., an Oshkosh Corporation (NYSE: OSK) company announced the 2013 winners of the annual "Fire Chief of the Year" awards.

Firefighter Cancer Support Network Releases White Paper on Firefighter Cancer

Wed, Aug 14, 2013

Sponsored by Honeywell First Responder Products, the Firefighter Cancer Support Network (FCSN) has released a new white paper, "Taking Action Against Cancer in the Fire Service."

Decision Making in the Fire Service

Mon, Aug 12, 2013

Effective decision making is a skill that distinguishes truly inspirational leaders from those who are simply holding a position in an organization, writes Thomas N. Warren.

Experts: Findings of Fatal Yarnell Fire May Prevent Future Deaths

Sun, Aug 11, 2013

In a wildfire world where mistakes can mean deaths, as it did in the backcountry fire that killed 19 Arizona firefighters, experts say the questions demand answers.

Astronauts, Firefighters, EMTs, and Interpersonal Conflict

Fri, Aug 9, 2013

A computer program to help astronauts with conflicts is now being tested by firefighters and EMTs nationwide.

Leadership in the Real World

Tue, Aug 6, 2013

Every chief knows that effective leadership is a key ingredient for a well-run department.

Blood, Sweat, and Tears

Tue, Aug 6, 2013

Every now and then, you get a letter from a friend that makes you stop and reflect on how good you really have it and how much others are struggling every day just to get by, just to make ends meet.

CSB Chairperson on Executive Order Improving Chemical Facility Safety and Security

Detroit Cuts Pay for Some Police and Firefighters

Thu, Aug 1, 2013

About 1,200 Detroit police lieutenants and sergeants and about 400 Detroit firefighters will see a 10 percent pay cut in their paychecks on September 16.

A Better Awareness of Our History, Our Future, and Each Other

Thu, Aug 1, 2013

Tim Hyden offers some thoughts on fire service education, quality control, and our remembrance of history.

Cleveland Fire Chief Receives Reprimand for Threatening Language

Thu, Jul 25, 2013

Cleveland Fire Chief Daryl McGinnis received a verbal reprimand for threatening to stab a firefighter in the neck for not wearing his fatigue shirt on duty, a dress code violation.

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