Conference Slides… Posted, Annotated

Earlier this month, Mr. Blogger gave a presentation at the South Atlantic Fire Rescue Expo. The topic was Preserving Your Fire Department’s Heritage. He’s posted a copy of his presentation slides (PDF, 22M). They’re heavily annotated, with versions of his spoken remarks and other errata.  The outline: Introduction What is history? Learning your history Preserving …

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The Only Constant is Change

Next week, the Wake County Fire Commission receives presentation from Wake County Fire Services, with a concept for adding a new Garner fire station near Ten Ten Road and Highway 401. Such a facility could provide service to the areas currently served by Fairview Station 2. Whoa. On June 30, Apex EMS ceased operation. Wake …

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Thoughts on Marketing Raleigh Police and Raleigh Fire

These musings were originally part of postings to Legeros Fire Line on Facebook this week. Marketing, Baby! The Raleigh Police Department again displayed a display at the State Fair this year, at the Kerr Scott Building. And with a double-wide booth, no less! We meaning me have long wanted to see Raleigh Fire in the same space. …

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Fewer Fires, More Firefighters? Marketing Challenges in the Fire Service

Now that’s a great title for a conference talk, isn’t? Saw the below statements in a Huffington Post piece on the subject of “universal basic income.” It imagines a visitor to our planet trying to make sense of how humans spend their time, and notably with regard to work, the pursuit of income, and advancements …

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