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William Jolley has 37 years of experience in the fire service with 20 of those years in a management position. William was the Fire Chief of Haines City, Florida, a city of Approximately 20,000. Prior to that William was the Assistant Chief of Saint Petersburg, Florida, where he worked for 35 years.

 

 

 

 

Texas firefighter suffers medical emergency causing multi-vehicle accident

A firefighter suffered a medical emergency while driving a firetruck according to a preliminary crash investigation. The firetruck struck five ...
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Firefighter from Utah dies battling Mendocino Complex, the largest wildfire in California

A firefighter from Utah died Monday battling the largest wildfire in recorded California history, marking the latest fatality in a ...
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Training Opportunities

My ninth grade social studies teacher would put a quote of the day up on the chalk board every morning ...
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Feed the Police at Fire Life

Michael Morse The rest of the world might have gone nuts, but that is no reason for us to join ...
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Utah Firefighter Killed Fighting Mendocino Complex Fire

Bill Carey Six firefighters have died in California wildfires   Flames from a wildfire advance up a ridge, towering over ...
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Glendale (AZ) Fire Department Takes Delivery of Final E-ONE eMAX Pumper of Six-Engine Order

chrism By Alan M. Petrillo The Glendale (AZ) Fire Department has received the sixth E-ONE eMAX pumper of the half ...
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Do You Trust Your SCBA Emergency Procedures?

Last week we posted the LODD reports from a fire in Baltimore County, MD in 2013. You can find Gene’s ...
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Help a Brother Out

You made it here. YOU are the one that has the knowledge in your firehouse or on your shift about ...
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Dramatic video shows children escaping from balcony of burning building in New Jersey

VIDEO – Several girls leapt from the balcony of an Edgewater building early Monday evening to escape roaring flames that ...
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Turnout Gear and Radio Straps

Wearing personal protective equipment (PPE) and turnout gear properly is a fundamental skill that is often overlooked in many fire ...
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