A new Fire Protection Research Foundation study reveals that 911 dispatch centers across the U.S. are struggling to meet national requirements for answering and processing calls. the fixes won’t be easy. what does it mean for public safety?
For some people, the holidays are a happy time. For others, it’s an overwhelming time, bringing up a lot of emotions. Financial stress, personal and familial obligations, and balancing work can contribute to the overwhelming dread for some this holiday season.
Joined on this episode by my friend and mentor, the one and only Brian Crush!!! I am super excited for this discussion and plan to go down every rabbit hole we can explore. From his perspective on the current state of the fire service, to the future as he sees it. Of course we will …
We spoke to Jason Hoevelmann, the Fire Chief of Florissant Valley Fire Protection District (MO). He is the author of No Exceptions Leadership: The Leadership Handbook and is the man behind EngineHouseTraining.com.
Every firefighter is a representative for their fire department. Full stop. It’s vital that all firefighters, no matter their rank or agency type, embrace the role of fire department representative. After all, you never know when a citizen is going to stop you to ask a question on a variety of topics (e.g., smoke alarms, …
The bill would cut both the Assistance to Firefighters Grant (also known as the “FIRE Grant”) and Staffing for Adequate Fire and Emergency Response (SAFER) grant program by $10 million each from President Biden’s request of $370 million to $360 million for each program.
Feedback from our recent survey indicates that the Missouri Valley Division Board needs to communicate more openly with our membership on a regular basis. This is our first quarterly newsletter to address that need.