Fire service leadership is one of the leading topics at any fire service conference you attend today. Without a doubt, leadership is important and has become a lost art in many departments.
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Leading the “Fireground Officer Development” workshop Tuesday afternoon, Anthony Avillo, a deputy chief with North Hudson (NJ) Regional Fire and Rescue, said that mission of the fire department and all of its officers is: “Get ‘em in safe, work ‘em safe, and get ‘em out safe.” However, based on the annual statistics of line of duty deaths and near misses, we need to be doing a better job.