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    Introduction The Southport Volunteer Fire Department is in great need of an overhaul of its outdated rules, regulations and policies. The department has witnessed over the past several years a serious decline in its membership and the ranks are growing thin due to older members retiring. In order to save the fire department, it was determined that the department could benefit greatly from doing a strategic plan. A strategic plan will result in the department overhauling, its outdated rules, regulations, and policies towards achieving its mission. This can be achieved by using a SOAR based approach, versus using a SWOT analysis. A SOAR analysis focuses on the strength of an organization and attempts to understand the entire organization by…

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    Fire Departments across the nation occupy a precarious financial position; their budgets rise and fall as the local tax base expands or contracts. At the same time, local citizens demand, at a minimum, that the fire department provide the same level of service from year to year. Not only does this stress day-to-day operations, it also makes it nearly impossible to meet regulatory requirements or forecast long term capital purchases. Executive Fire Officers are forced to find creative solutions…

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    Los Angeles Fire Department For my research I chose the Los Angeles Fire Department. Their Mission statement is “to preserve life and property, promote public safety and foster economic growth through leadership, management and actions, as an all risk life safety response provider.” I found it important to note that LA city is the biggest in size and second most populated city in the United States, so they have a very big and important mission. History- The city of Los Angeles was founded in…

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    handled by the Chicago Fire Department. The incident involved a gasoline tanker that struck a dumpster and started to lose product, which then ignited. This paper will also discuss gasoline, as it was the primary fuel involved with this scene. Time will be spent looking at gasoline to understand its characteristics and determine if the fire department used the correct suppressant and tactics for this call. The Chicago Fire Department used water and foam on this fire, so this paper will…

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    While discussing loose equipment for an emergency apparatus purchase for the Waco Fire Department Chief Tatum advised the equipment committee that the department will replace our 1 ½” pre-connect line with 2” pre-connect line. Research was conducted by committee members to find the most appropriate hose and nozzle combination that will be the best fit for the Waco Fire Department. Some of the best information we gathered was during an inspections trip to Pierce Manufacturing in Appleton,…

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    Fire Chief Case Study

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    I will be commenting on the following dilemma a fire chief than is working to serve his firefighters to protect the community versus a fire chief that works for the government to protect the community. I will indicate if this dilemma is true or false and why. Being a leader of a Fire service in any place in our modern world is no easy task with more and more being demanded from communities and less that governments want to provide the harder this task will become in the future. Through reading…

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    Female Firefighters Essay

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    Female Firefighters: Women in the Fire Service Female firefighters have been a fairly recent addition to the fire service. Firefighting was thought to be a man’s job. Since the Civil Rights Movement, female firefighters are becoming more and more common even though they currently only consist of about 3% of the entire fire service. The acceptance and proper treatment of female firefighters has been difficult over the past 50 years, but they continue to make headway. Gender bias and sexual…

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    NFPA/1041 Training Program

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    The fire service is all about serving the community. We respond to calls in the community where people have taken risk, whether it was intentional or not. Taking risk is part of the job and it is important to take these risk with all the necessary safety precautions and training in place. There are two key agencies which influence fire department training; Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA), and the Nation Fire Protection Association (NFPA) Unlike NFPA which issues guidelines,…

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    Battalion Chief Case Study

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    1. How do you see the Battalion Chief role evolving over the next 3-5 years in the fire service? The Battalion Chief role will evolve to encompass more leadership styles and adaptability to the variety of personalities and needs of the workforce. The seasoned employees are more conditioned to traditional leadership styles such as participative or transactional leadership while new employees will most likely require a unique style of explaining the mission and what their role will be in the…

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    Call That Changed My Life

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    The Call That Changed My Life I was 18 Years Old, brand new on Groveland Fire Department with only a few months of experience, I recently graduated High School, I recount a call that has forever changed who I was and made me into who I aspire to be. What you’re about to read will take you not only through my eyes, but my choices, my compassion & commitment to helping others, and the remorse that follows first responders with tragic events that the public rarely sees, knowing that despite you…

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