Guessing the Role of EMS & Fire is No Game

Coleman, Ronny J.
August 2007
Fire Chief;Aug2007, Vol. 51 Issue 8, p28
Trade Publication
The author discusses the expanded role of emergency medical service (EMS) and its implications for fire organization's leadership in the U.S. The author noted that some fire chiefs refuse to recognize the implications of expanded role, which can result in negative impacts on their organization. According to the author, one of the challenges facing fire chiefs is to deal with some of the factors generated by providing EMS while under scrutiny from outside influences.


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