On a recent road trip I had the opportunity to stop into Station 15 at a metropolitan fire department along with two colleagues who, together, comprised a peer review team for accreditation. The station was much like many career fire stations in the...
The death of four firefighters and injuries to 14 others was the worst loss in the history of the fire department and raised many questions about how the fire was fought, how HFD commanders managed the fire and a number of equipment shortcomings.
This column comes to you from a program I deliver with Chief Rick Lasky. The program, called “The Company Officer Academy,” contains numerous sections outlining the many skills and abilities that company officers must have and develop.
The president of the Fort Worth Professional Firefighters said Tuesday night that the group plans to move forward with a lawsuit against the city over pension benefit reductions the City Council approved by a 6-3 vote.
Josh Cellars Wine and The Gary Sinise Foundation have announced winners in their effort to have the public honor their first responders with grants funded through the foundation. Five responders each received $10,000 for their organizations.
The National Fallen Firefighters Foundation congratulates Chief Dennis Compton, chairman of the foundation’s Board of Directors, on receiving the Dr. John Granito Award for Excellence in Fire Leadership and Management Research.