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Conn. Man Charged with Hoax at Yale

The November prank caused the university to go into lockdown for hours.

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W.Va. Fire Chief Stricken Clearing Culvert

Lake Fire Chief George Underwood, 64, died of an apparent heart attack.

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Todd J. LeDuc

LeDuc: Infectious Enthusiasm for Successful Leaders

Tuesday April 22, 2014

An article on  noted that "good bosses care about getting important things done...

Ryan Pennington

Pennington: What Does All of This New Fire Research Mean?

Thursday April 17, 2014

While various findings from new fire science research have taken over as the hot topics at...

Cynthia Mills

Mills: A Talk With His Battalion Chief: Words I've Never Heard Before

Wednesday March 26, 2014

Last shift, my firefighter was acting battalion chief because his BC, along with much of the...

Todd J. LeDuc

LeDuc: Consolidation for Efficiencies and Service Synergies

Thursday March 20, 2014

Global economic realities have driven communities to examine opportunities to leverage public...

Dr. Harry Carter

Carter: Where is the Next Generation?

Tuesday March 11, 2014

As I sit here in my hotel room in Las Vegas I am pondering the relative worth of all that I...

Ed Ballam

Ballam: Pierce Gives Sneak Peek of New Cab at Factory

Wednesday March 5, 2014

Sometimes, this job has its perks like traveling to Wisconsin in February on a minus 16...

Cynthia Mills

Fire Wives Meet at Firehouse World

Sunday March 2, 2014

Wow…Firehouse World.  What a week!  “What?” some of you might ask.  “You’re...

Les Karpluk

Karpluk: Leadership Styles for Your Fire Department

Monday February 24, 2014

I like to read about leadership research and theories with the hope that I can learn...

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