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The Front Seat

Leadership – It’s All About the Plan

By, Alan Rufer, MBA I have learned a great deal over the last 22yrs in the fire service because of the people willing to share their knowledge with me. They took me by the hand and showed me how to ...

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Span of Control

     Span of Control        By, Alan Rufer, MBA             It is Saturday morning and my daughter and I decide to go to the local coffee shop and have some breakf ...

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How much should a volunteer Fire Chief be paid?

The Ledgeview Fire Department, located just south of DePere and Green Bay Wisconsin has had its share of turmoil as of late. Mostly related to the Town Board wanting to hire and oversee the new Fire ...

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Fire Chief tries to end the infighting

It has been said that a busy fire department is a happy fire department, but what do you do when the members begin fighting amongs themselves.  The first thing you have to do as a leader is ask yours ...

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Product Reviews

Xtreme FD - LLC reviews firefighting gear, equipment, clothing, tools, and many other products. You may contact us at contact@xtremefd.com if you are interested in having us conduct a review of your ...

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Stop the insanity

Yesterday I read about 5 volunteer firefighters who were transported to the hospital with various levels of injuries because of a collision with another fire truck from the same department going to a ...

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Help Wanted Book

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