“Leadership and learning are indispensable to each other.” – John F. Kennedy
Promotional processes often motivate firefighters to train and study harder. But, as J.F.K.’s quote indicates, this learning, training and doing need to be a constant. Most departments can see further back than the last few months when deciding who to promote.
F2019-15 May 07, 2019 67-year-old volunteer Lieutenant suffers sudden cardiac death following training – Florida.
- 2014 A New York firefighter dies at home after participating in training
- 2016 A North Carolina firefighter suffers a medical emergency at an accident scene
- 2009 Eight fire fighters from a combination department injured in a natural gas explosion at a strip mall – Maryland
- 1998 Fire suppression technician involved in maze training incident – Texas.