As I reflect back over the years in my career there is one lesson I remember that resinates from my mentors, “If you put the organization first, then your wants and ambitions will soon follow. But it is always about the orgainization first, your suborindates second and you are last.” Well I have to often […]
Join Chief Doug Cline with thefireofficer.com as he hosts the Fire and Training show on Fire Engineering Blog Talk Radio. Tonights show will focus on Chief Cline’s 2015 FDIC International presentation on Back to the Basics looking at “Training for Success”. Chief Cline will be joined tonight with Guest Chris Naum who hosts Firegroundleadership.com a […]
Listen to the latest edition of Fire and Training on Fire Engineering Blog Talk Radio. Joining host Doug Cline is Chief John Buckman and Chief Jim Duffy as they discuss taking training to the streets. http://www.blogtalkradio.com/fireengineeringtalkradio/2015/03/11/episode-990-fire-and-training-with-doug-cline
This edition of Ten Minutes in the Street TM is looking at the considerations for the first-due engine company upon arrival at a well involved single family residential house fire. Arrivals and subsequent deployments during night time periods pose ever increasing challenges to arriving officers in the ability to ascertain and recognize factors that will have a direct or ancillary affect in the developing incident action plan, tactics and task assignments.