Daily Incident Log – 09/16/2014 North Carolina and South Carolina Fire Incidents

NORTH CAROLINA INCIDENT LOG   Charlotte Fire Department Headquarters a year overdue; no fines yet     This Friday marks a dubious anniversary; the new $11 million he... Read More...

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From the Editor

Thanks to everyone that visited our booth at the South Carolina Fire Rescue Conference at Myrtle Beach recently. It’s a chance to meet and talk with our readers and visit the many vendors to see what... Read More...

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Sizing up a HOARDER HOME

Stations and units respond to #1 Main Street, be advised that this is a hoarder house. Do you think that receiving a dispatch would make you take a moment to slow down, become more defensive, or choo... Read More...

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Creating an Accountability Culture

Over the years as a firefighter and even as an officer I have heard, as well as saying it myself, we need to hold “those people” accountable. As a chief officer I hear that we need to hold people acc... Read More...

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What are YOU doing for the fire service?

Recently I was doing some work and started thinking about my role at Buies Creek Fire Department in Harnett County. I am a volunteer firefighter and EMT with that organization. I have been fortunate ... Read More...

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Foolish leadership

Have you ever noticed or witnessed a foolish leader? As some of my associates say, “You just can’t fix stupid.” Have you observed how those in his or her circle of friends can lead a leader down the ... Read More...

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The Beverly Hills Supper Club fire revisited

The Beverly Hills Supper Club was located in Southgate, Kentucky, just across the Ohio River from Cincinnati. On the evening of May 28,1977 a deadly fire broke out in the club and by dawn the next mo... Read More...

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Aquatic search and rescue

Incidence of drowning’s are not frequent, however they are often a dramatic event in a community. Local resources respond and operate to the best of their abilities until recovery is made. Recovery m... Read More...

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Reader Photo Submissions

Congratulations to Jennifer Gerst of Anderson Creek Emergency Services, Inc. for a winning image of a live burn for FF I & II at station Flatbranch Fire Dept. They were watching the fire build prior ... Read More...

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HEAVY vehicle rescue LIFTING

Spring is here as I write this, and summer will be here when you read this. As a matter of fact, it is already getting hotter than I wish it would be. As things have gotten warmer, more departments a... Read More...

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A few guidelines to managing FEMA AGFP awards

Without a doubt, receiving a FEMA AFGP award is much more fun than managing it. Especially since most departments submit several applications under the various programs over many years until they rec... Read More...

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Issue 29.1 | Summer 2014

Keeping First Responders Safe
Ideas to improve safety on the job, leadership, serving our community and keeping the desire to serve others...