• Coordinated Fire Attack Requires Study

    March 26, 2020 by

    Ray McCormack How the UL fire studies impact the fire service and individual departments is a very interesting topic of discussion. The initial reaction from many departments, after studies are published, has often been a declaration to change. Many in the past have seized upon what they felt was a good fix without a more… Read more

  • THE Captain

    March 8, 2020 by

    Doug Mitchell The Captain Heard in the kitchen: “Yo bro, who’s the boss coming in tonight?” “Ah, think it’s the Captain.” A Senior Captain once told me that this rank has both extremely unique challenges and rewards.  He said: “The Captain is the Captain.”  I know that sounds redundant, but when you look at the dichotomy of the position, it makes sense.   In our organization, uniquely, the rank of Captain is the only one for which there… Read more

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