Category Archives: Link love

Fire Department Fundraising 2.0

  Wanted: new, innovative approach to fundraising for volunteer fire departments.  future of department dependent on succes.  Willing to pay $0.  Only serious inquiries please. I’ve written recently about issues surrounding the use of social media.  I’ve yet though to … Continue reading

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Republicans and 9/11 Responder Health

I sometimes hate just posting a link without adding value. However, I think Jon Stewart and Rhett Fleitz have captured the recent actions of the republican party surrounding the 9/11 health care bill quite well. If you have any interest … Continue reading

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Urban Firefighter is about to piss some people off

And I say good for them! For my money, Urban Firefighter is one of the very best trade journals out there right now. They write unique articles that are thought-provoking and whatever the opposite of pedestrian is. Their graphics and … Continue reading

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Chief Art is right!

This post from Art Goodrich pretty much hits the nail on the head. The fire service needs to avail itself of all the various media and distribute a unified, consistent message. Most of us would be surprised at how little … Continue reading

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Should FD’s assist private ambulances?

In case you haven’t noticed, there’s a tremendous debate taking place at Life Under the Lights page.  The debate centers around whether fire departments should assist private ambulance services. Why did this debate come up?  It’s a response to an … Continue reading

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Firefighter Netcast: Aftermath

Well Josh and I had a great time doing the Firefighter Netcast with Rhett and John. The feedback on the blog has been really gratifying and we thank you all for reading. We will continue to write and conversate and … Continue reading

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No Ambition on the internet radio machine

Join us tomorrow night at 9p EST as Josh and I guest on the Firefighter Netcast. We’re very excited about this and only regret that Doug cannot join us as well. As always, Rhett Fleitz has been very supportive of … Continue reading

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