TITLE

Out of sight shouldn't be out of chief's mind

AUTHOR(S)
McCormack, Jim
PUB. DATE
April 2003
SOURCE
Fire Chief;Apr2003, Vol. 47 Issue 4, p20
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Discusses factors to be considered by a fire chief when training firefighters. Support of firefighters through training; Development of a solid fire department training program; Responsibility of the fire chief to the members of the fire department and their families.
ACCESSION #
11488294

 

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