Baby Steps

Baby Steps     Two things happened last week in my life as a Fire Captain that simply could not have happened a generation ago.   The first was a technology fail. I sent a text message to one of the chiefs on a working fire, essentially yelling at him to “LOOK AT YOUR TABLET!”. I […]

Tribal Tradition to Shared Excellence

Guest post by Eric Tomlinson. Eric is a Deputy Chief with the Kent Regional Fire Authority in Washington State   Much has been said about the brotherhood of the American Fire Service. Put firefighters from neighboring departments together at a conference, watering hole, or other neutral ground and we will buy each other beverages and compare our […]