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Chief Ronald Jon Siarnicki: Leadership Advice

Chief Ronald Jon Siarnicki says that becoming a leader in the fire service involves three things: education, staying current with the developments in the fire service, and personal skills are all important. He also urges future leaders to identify where their “line in the sand” is.


Fire Chief Russ Sanders: Fire Prevention is the Key

Fire Chief Russ Sanders talks about his early career in the fire service and the leadership of Captain John Ridge. He learned about the importance of command presence the role in a company officer in shaping the fire company and the department. He also talks about the importance of fire prevention...


About the Series

Inspiration for the Next Generation of Fire Service Leadership

The Legacies in Leadership video series captures thoughts from fire service leaders with advice for the next generation of leaders. Viewers will hear how the nation's fire service legacies started their careers, learn about the impact of notable emergency incidents, and perspectives on how the fire service has changed and what the future holds.

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