August 2005
Fire Chief;Aug2005, Vol. 49 Issue 8, p58
Trade Publication
Presents an interview with J. Gordon Routley, former fire chief in Shreveport, Louisiana, who was forced to change his career due to a no-confidence vote of the fire fighters' union. Information on Routley's present occupation as a freelance fire consultant working in the U.S. and Canada; Description of his work which includes writing content for the Web site and educational training materials to help fire departments reduce LODDs; Accomplishments including an engineering degree in fire protection and a master's degree in public administration; Profile at the U.S. Fire Administration which includes writing courses for the National Fire Academy and incident reports on major multiple line-of-duty fatality fires.


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