With basic firefighting skills, the more you practice, the better you perform the skill. The same is true in decision-making, writes Kenn Fontenot.
Anthony Avillo and Jim Duffy review current topics in the fire service and discuss leadership and fireground strategy.
The difference between a manager and a leader is that a leader recognizes the outcomes, and this is critical for fire department excellence. Read more from Dane Carley.
Harry Carter discusses providing the proper leadership for the small groups that come together to make your fire department work
Sometimes, past fireground success can lead firefighters to "automatic" behaviors that may not be appropriate based on fire dynamics or building construction. Dave DeStefano on areas to watch out for.