Chief Steve Hirsch thinks the future of the fire service is bright. While the methods of learning for this generation of volunteers may be different than in years past, they level of commitment is the same.
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Chief Hirsch recalls an incident that stuck with him, where the victim not only required immediate medical attention, but he also asked for his prayers. Our care and compassion also helps victims and families on what may be the worst day of their lives.
For Chief Steve Hirsch, his department’s response to a fatal Christmas fire reminds him of the dedication and compassion of the nation’s volunteer fire service. Leadership isn’t always about rank, sometimes it’s about putting your heart into whatever you’re doing.
Good leadership and community make up plays a part in successful recruitment. A successful department demonstrates that need within the community.
Chief Steve Hirsch, who grew up in the fire service, talks about his work as Chairman of the National Volunteer Fire Council (NVFC). He recalls the sobering reality of helping families whose loved on has died in the line of duty. Their lives will never be the same. He also talks about the changes...