Chief Steve Hirsch: It’s All About Compassion

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.


Dr. Gavin Horn: Supporting the Fire Service Through Research

Dr. Gavin Horn is a research engineer for UL Firefighter Safety Research Institute, Senior Research Scientist for the Illinois Fire Service Institute Research Institute, and an alumnus of the Savoy Fire Department. He grew up around the fire service community and later became a part of it. After...


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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