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Lancaster fire union official's testimony: Volunteers are unreliable & you can't count on them to protect your life.
Where firefighters can live and call back requirements before mutual aid is used are part of the arbitration.Read More »
Charlie LeDuff finally sits down with a fire commissioner who doesn't run from him. Retired LAFD Assistant Chief Donald Austin takes over in Detroit on Monday.
While Dave has some advice for Detroit's new fire commissioner, if his first interview is any indication, Donald Austin may not need it.Read More »
More lessons on what not to do when dealing with the press.Read More »
Charlie LeDuff finally catches up with Detroit's Fire Commissioner. Fred Wheeler gives the reporter the silent treatment.
When a public official doesn't answer a reporter's questions, expect to be ambushed.Read More »
More lessons on what not to do when the image of your department and city are at stake.Read More »