Leadership & Command News

  • Maryland City Begins Fire Chief Interviews

    Acting City Fire Chief David See is the only local candidate remaining in consideration to take over leadership of the Salisbury Fire Department, officials confirmed Monday

    News • December 2nd, 2003

  • Honor, Respect and Rememberance

    For years, members of the fire service have told the National Fallen Firefighter Foundation that preparing a eulogy was one of the most difficult things they had ever done.

    News • November 26th, 2003

  • Md. Volunteers Battle Unified Chief Bill

    The chasm between career and volunteer firefighters is widening as the two sides solidify their positions on County Councilman Michael J. Knapp's controversial bill to bring both groups under one fire chief.

    News • November 25th, 2003

  • California Chief Takes Heat for Fire Defense

    Ventura County Fire Chief Bob Roper met Monday night with dozens of residents whose homes were either destroyed or threatened in recent wildfires that scorched more than 170,000 acres throughout the region

    News • November 11th, 2003

  • Shadyside, Ohio To Begin Interviews For Fire Chief

    The Shadyside Fire Department is still without a permanent replacement for former Fire Chief Mark Badia, but a decision could be coming within the next several weeks

    News • November 11th, 2003

  • Firefighter/Paramedics Log Complaints Against Dallas, Texas Chief

    Union leaders plan to meet with Dallas Fire Chief Steve Abraira after the rank and file in the Dallas Fire Department have logged grievances against him

    News • November 6th, 2003

  • IAFF President: Author's 'Ill-Gotten Gold'

    I write in reference to Douglas Gantenbein’s posting on Friday, October 31. While I will withhold my comments regarding his character and sensibility for the face-to-face meeting I hope to arrange, I will share some broader thoughts here.

    News • November 5th, 2003

  • Full-Time Connecticut Fire Marshal Okayed

    Following Board of Selectmen approval for increasing the part-time fire marshal position to full-time, the Fire Department appeared before the Board of Finance Wednesday, October 22

    News • October 29th, 2003

  • Council Expected To Confirm Alabama Official For Job Next Week

    Late Sunday night, Dennis L. Rubin's plane sat on the runway at Hartsfield International Airport for 20 minutes, waiting for another plane to make an emergency landing

    News • October 28th, 2003

  • Lauderdale, Florida Fire Chief, Union Are At Odds Over Low-Key Medical Director

    Dr. Harry Wayne Lee has worked for 33 years in emergency medicine and was once named the state's top EMS medical director

    News • October 27th, 2003

  • Rubin Takes Job In Atlanta, Georgia

    In December, Dothan’s city manager will take command of a major metropolitan fire department when he becomes Atlanta’s fire chief

    News • October 27th, 2003

  • 30 Apply For Rhode Island Fire Chief Post

    When Mayor James Doyle returned to work Thursday after his vacation, the pile on his desk that was screaming the loudest was the stack of applications for the job of fire chief

    News • October 26th, 2003

  • Retired JC, Ohio Fire Chief Reflects On Past 40 Years

    Like many boys, Don Bailey had an interest in being a firefighter as a youngster. Most outgrow that phase, but Bailey did not. He admitted to following the village trucks to fires whenever possible and as soon as he got old enough, he joined the other...

    News • October 16th, 2003

  • Ohio Fire Chief Fights For His Job In Council Trial

    Mark Badia spent most of his adult life fighting fires. Monday night, he was fighting for his job

    News • October 14th, 2003

  • Maryland Teen Volunteer Firefighter Using Her Skills To Save Lives

    Last Monday, Caitlin Magraw responded to a call to assist an 8-year-old girl who had been injured in a car accident. Magraw, a senior at Churchill High School, is one of three students from her school who volunteer with Cabin John Park Volunteer Fire...

    News • October 9th, 2003