Greg Merrell explains the importance of having pride in every facet of your fire service career as a starting point to becoming a successful, effective leader.
Lawrence Doelling guides you through the most inexpensive ways to develop your fire department’s officers of the future.
The role of an officer in the fire service is to consistently support the formal organization and to continually strive to meet the prime directive: Nothing shall interfere with the in-service and ready-to-respond status of your Command.
Dave Casey discusses the characteristics that subordinates say makes a good leader and presents a realistic profile of a leader or one aspiring to be one and suggestions for becoming an effective or a more effective leader.
On July 1, 1988, five veteran firefighters were trapped and killed under a massive pile of stored auto parts and collapsed roof, ceiling, and truss assemblies.
The more information you have prior to arriving at a fire scene, the better the odds of making the right decisions the first time, writes Jason Hoevelmann.
Are you into the job, or on the job? Be excited, be enthusiastic, be ready—the greatest calling in the worlds needs your passion.
How are we going to manage marijuana when it finally is legal nationwide as a recreational substance? Bobby Halton on the fire service aspects of marijuana legalization.
Frank L. Fire Sr., a longtime adviser to Fire Engineering and FDIC instructor, passed away on May 30, 2020, after a brief illness.
Check out the 2020 Fire Engineering Wildland Supplement, which features a variety of pieces on wildland firefighting and is bundled with our June issue.