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FIRE 20/20's monthly eNewsletter delivers inspiring articles, thought-provoking interviews and useful tools for Fire/EMS personnel, and those considering a career in the fire service. Topics are oriented around diversity recruitment and retention.


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  • Leaving an Inspired Legacy – A Conversation with Chief Amesqua

    12-13-11 -- write my assignment By Michèle Carbery Fire Chief Debra Amesqua 's 28 year career is an example of inspired leadership. While maintaining a vision founded upon care and compassion, she has forged new paths of innovative opportunities in the fire … Read More >

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  • Reflecting on 2011

    12-12-11 -- By Larry Sagen The end of the year is a time of reflection for me and for FIRE 20/20. One of our guiding principles is continuous learning. I find myself asking, “What new lessons did we learn that we can … Read More >

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  • New Boston Fire Department chief appointed

    11-18-11 -- Original story posted on Commissioner Roderick J. Fraser, Jr. announced yesterday that he has appointed Steve E. Abraira as the Boston Fire Department’s chief. Chief Abraira was selected after a nationwide recruitment which attracted over 50 applicants from across … Read More >

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  • Serving Our American Indian and Alaska Native Clients

    11-14-11 -- By Deborah L. Flowers Ph.D, RN Deborah L. Flowers is a professor and program coordinator at the ECU at Southeastern Oklahoma State University Department of Nursing—Durant, Oklahoma Because of the increasingly multicultural society within the United States, emergency responders can … Read More >

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  • Celebrating the Opening of a New Bridge

    10-16-11 -- buy argumentative essays The Richmond Department of Fire and Emergency Services has been working for more than four years to proactively grow and nurture a culture of inclusion. The program is called Building Bridges. FIRE 20/20 sends kudos to Fire … Read More >

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