Although preparing resources to cope with disasters such as spring storms, floods, or tornadoes initially seems simple, it’s not that easy.
It’s vital for fire department leaders, training officers and firefighters to adjust their mindset when they deal with large warehouse fires.
It is no secret to Emergency Medical Services (EMS) professionals that EMS agencies have struggled for years.
EMS has had numerous problems with recruitment and retention for decades, and it appears that most communities are not immune to this problem.
Computers definitely make the fire service for efficient. However, we must always defend against a possible cyberattack.
While I have resisted disregarding someone’s perspective merely because it came from a company officer, I have occasionally caught myself believing that another’s perspective was very thinly based on facts or experience.
A new company officer in the fire service must make a smooth transition from peer to boss and must become a good leader.
Communities must work hard to bounce back from disasters, but individuals must put in an equal amount of effort.