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Category Archives: Contrarian
One of the political footballs of the news cycle has come from our own humble corner of the world. It seems a city fire department in Tennessee charges homeowners out in the county a voluntary fee for fire service. No … Continue reading
It’s easy to put those stickers on your helmet. It’s easy to buy some tee shirts. It’s easy to look at the logo Pierce has been slapping on trucks for years and say, “Look, we’re never forgetting 9/11.” All of … Continue reading
This post is in response to Patrick’s question (and answer) of August 31st. This topic has been discussed at length in all of the trade rags, and addressed by every fire service group with an interest in volunteer recruitment and … Continue reading
This post is in response to Patrick’s question (and answer) of August 31st. I think it is an oversimplification to differentiate the fire service on volunteer and paid status alone. Too many other variables exist to create success that narrowing it … Continue reading
In response to the excellent feedback on my post from last week, we will be posting the responses of our other two bloggers as separate posts. Josh will run Monday and Doug Tuesday. Later in the week I will run … Continue reading