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Lines Off, Ladders Up: A Training Approach for Successful Fireground Operations

How can firefighters expect building occupants to take fire alarms seriously if they give occupants the impression that they don’t?

Perception Is Reality

What is the perception of your fire department within your community?

The High Cost of Low-Fidelity Leadership

One of the most valuable tools for a high-fidelity leader to use in personal development is the 360 evaluation.

The Only “Wrong” Is Not Speaking Up

Fear of repercussions and shame kept me from sharing my story, but I did not quit. I am no longer ashamed.

Setting Up Your In-House Thermal Imaging Training

Don’t overcomplicate your in-house training program; make it fun yet challenging.

FireRescue Magazine: Firefighter Health and Safety: Something to Make You Think

It is up to us to be vigilant when it comes to keeping ourselves safe.

FireRescue Magazine: The High Cost of Treating Cancer

A number of factors can determine just how severe a patient’s financial toxicity is, such as the type of cancer, the course of treatment required, age, race, and income.

FireRescue Magazine: Fireground Basic Size-Up for the First-Due Engine

One of the most stressful roles in the fire service is being an officer of the first-arriving fire company at a structure fire.

FireRescue Magazine: The Cowboy State Saddles Up to Community Risk Reduction

Starting in January 2017, the Wyoming State Fire Marshal began focused effort to increase National Fire Incident Report System (NFIRS) reports from Wyoming fire stations.

FireRescue Magazine: Fight or Flight: The Enemy of Critical Thinking

The accumulating cortisol shuts down the prefrontal cortex–in other words, critical thinking gets hijacked, resulting in thoughts that tend to be irrational and illogical.

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