In This Issue: The Initial Line, Pump Operations, Bad Officers, Reading Smoke…
As the year and decade come to a close, the staff of Fire Engineering would like to thank our subscribers and all the firefighters who are dedicated to honing their craft and keeping the public safe. Have a wonderful holiday season and hope to see you at FDIC International 2020!—Pete Prochilo, Online Content Manager
Is the boss getting on your case? The problem may not be an inept and weak supervisor, but a captain who is not meeting the chief’s expectations. Mike Hennigan discusses how to deal with a micromanaging officer.
The current trend to get “back to the basics” of structural firefighting is indeed refreshing in a firefighting world that includes the challenges of providing public education, specialized rescue services, EMS, hazardous materials, and weapons of mass destruction/homeland security response.