Fire Chief Kingman Fire Department Kingman, Arizona, United States
Becoming a fire chief is a tough process that involves years of preparation and hard work. After receiving that fifth budgle, the real learning begins! In this session, two experienced chiefs discuss all the lessons they've learned in their career and what they would have liked to have known BEFORE they accepted their fifth bugle. This session builds upon ten years of reflection from a presentation made at FRI Atlanta in 2011.
The participants will understand the complexities of the fire chief.
The participants will gain insight into recommended elements of preparation for the job.
The participants will learn about various pitfalls and opportunities that exist while serving as the fire chief.