Bobby Halton, Mark WAllace, Tom Jenkins and Gary Ludwig

The Successful Fire Department: Planning, Budgeting, and Execution

April 14, 2021 at 12 PM EDT / 11 AM CDT / 9 AM PDT / 4 PM GMT

Join Fire Engineering Editor in Chief Bobby Halton as he moderates a critical conversation with nationally recognized author and retired fire chief Mark Wallace and fire chiefs and IAFC past-presidents Tom Jenkins and Gary Ludwig. The panel will discuss managing resources for a successful fire department, focusing on planning and the acquisition of mission-critical equipment.

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Fighting fires in high-rise buildings is dangerous and labor intensive; thus, incident commanders must have a well-established plan that has been proven through training. This webcast will help you develop a high-rise operations plan based on the size and capabilities of your department.

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