Effective Jan. 1

Wilmoth, Janet
December 2004
Fire Chief;Dec2004, Vol. 48 Issue 12, p6
Trade Publication
Invites fire chiefs to be open to changes in fire service culture. Change from tolerating irresponsibility in training and on the fireground; Everyone Goes Home slogan advocated by Chief Larry D. Trujillo of the Denver Fire Department; Time for aging firefighters to stop responding to fire calls.


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