See some of the recent posts from our featured contributors, including Jim Wick on leadership and John K. Murphy on #MeToo and its impact on the fire service.
The ultimate role of a firefighter is to leave a mark on the system, not just a memory.” Chris Baker shares this quote from Ronny J. Coleman and discusses his visit and new role with the National Fire Heritage Center.
Like structure fires, vehicle fires are opportunities that invite complacency. Nick Salameh on not letting your guard down on these incidents.
At what point should a chief or senior officer assume command on scene? Jim Wick shares an anecdote and some perspective.
Spending time with true friends and family can breathe life into your spirit and make you a better person and employee. Scott Ferguson on firefighter well-being.
We’ve all likely seen bosses abusing power, but when leaders exercise power appropriately, it can push teams and organizations to new heights. More from Benjamin Martin.
Andy Marsh reflects on some fire prevention lessons for Fire Prevention Week.
When you wed a firefighter, you marry into the “brotherhood” and get everything that comes along with it. Some advice from Mark Lamplugh.
Every firefighter wants to be a good firefighter, but sometimes we must ask: Is good enough really good enough? Read a new commentary from Jeremy Perrien.
Sexual assault against women and even men is as old as time itself. John K. Murphy discusses fire leaders’ obligations in protecting firefighters from such assaults.
Mark Cotter offers his thoughts on fire service research and tactical ventilation.
The ability to rely or depend on someone else exposes qualities in a leader, writes Dave McGlynn.
Keep the doors open, be out training so the public can see you, and serve as role models in your community, says Aaron Moss.
MORE FIREFIGHTER BLOGS