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- Russian chief assesses XTREME training. // Industrial Fire World;Summer2014, Vol. 29 Issue 3, p22
The article discusses the participation of a Russian industrial fire chief, who flew from Moscow, in the Tyco Williams Fire & Hazard Control XTREME Industrial Fire & Hazard Training held in Beaumont, Texas in May 2014.
- Group Purchasing Can Save You Time and Money! Mund, Bill // Minnesota Fire Chief;Jan/Feb2009, Vol. 45 Issue 3, p14
The article focuses on the "FireRescue GPO" program started by the Western Fire Chiefs Association that brings the convenience of group purchasing with the collective buying power of thousands of fire departments across Minnesota. This program acts as a facilitator of national contract pricing...
- THE IMPORTANCE OF MAYDAY/URGENT RADIO GUIDELINES. Terpak, Michael A. // Fire Engineering;Sep2006, Vol. 159 Issue 9, p81
The article presents the Jersey City, New Jersey Fire Department's MAYDAY and URGENT radio guideline and operating procedure that was reviewed in response to International Association of Fire Chiefs' program in the U.S. The program was initiated due to the growing number of firefighter...
- A day in the life of a fire chief. WINN, ALYSSA // Graham Leader;12/10/2014, Vol. 139 Issue 34, p3A
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- Contemplating the Toughest Call -- Deciding Who Lives. RIELAGE, ROBERT R. // Fire Chief;Feb2011, Vol. 55 Issue 2, p16
The article discusses how fire chiefs face the dilemma of deciding who lives--both in their daily decisions at an emergency scene, and in the aftermath of a catastrophic disaster or terrorist attack. It particularly focuses on a research study entitled "Deciding Who Lives: Considered Risk...
- NEW Chief Officer, 3rd Edition Chief Officer Training in One NEW Text. // Speaking of Fire;Summer2014, Vol. 14 Issue 2, p2
The article offers information on the "Chief Officer," 3rd Edition, manual of the International Fire Service Training Association (IFSTA), an association of fire services personnel in the U.S.
- DON'T LET THE TAIL WAG THE DOG. Gasaway, Richard B. // Fire Engineering;Oct2003, Vol. 156 Issue 10, p16
Focuses on the lack of understanding among officers and firefighters regarding the role everyone plays in making team a success. Job responsibilities of volunteer fire chiefs; Job descriptions for officers; Need to provide training and the duties and responsibilities of officers.
- Heavy Hearts, Restless Nights. Wilmoth, Janet // Fire Chief Exclusive Insight;8/ 1/2011, p6
The article presents the common concerns that keep fire chiefs and officers in the Executive Fire Officer Program in the U.S., from getting a good night's sleep. The organizational details such as new equipment, techniques and training methods, were cited by one battalion chief. Other...
- Out of sight shouldn't be out of chief's mind. McCormack, Jim // Fire Chief;Apr2003, Vol. 47 Issue 4, p20
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.