Five Alarm Leadership: From the Firehouse to the Fireground

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Rick Lasky and John Salka are two of the most dynamic and inspirational leaders in the fire service. Their book, Five Alarm Leadership, is a compilation of leadership lessons learned, situations handled, decisions made, and problems solved during their combined 60-plus years of fire service experience. Also included is a special introduction by Chief (ret.) Bobby Halton, Editor-in-Chief of Fire Engineering magazine, outlining the nature of transformational leadership and its power to inspire excellence in the fire service.
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Chief (ret.) Rick Lasky, a 34-year veteran of the fire service, served as chief of the Lewisville (TX) Fire Department for 12 years. Chief Lasky followed in his father's footsteps, beginning his career as a firefighter in the suburbs on the southwest side of Chicago and has been a line firefighter, firefighter-paramedic, company grade officer, training officer, and command-level officer. Lasky is the author of the best-selling book Pride and Ownership: A Firefighter's Love of the Job (Fire Engineering Books & Videos, 2006) and is the cohost for the radio show The Command Post heard on Fire Engineering Talk Radio.
Battalion Chief (ret.) John Salka served 33 years with the New York Fire Department (FDNY), rising from firefighter to the rank of battalion chief and holding assignments in some of FDNY's most active and specialized units: Rescue Company 3 in upper Manhattan, Squad 1 in Brooklyn, Engine 48 in the Bronx, and the 18th Battalion in central Bronx where he attained the designation battalion commander. Chief Salka is the author of two books, First In, Last Out: Leadership Lessons From the New York Fire Department (Penguin Publishing, 2004) and The Engine Company (Fire Engineering Books & Videos, 2009).
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Publisher
Fire Engineering Books
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Published on
Dec 31, 2013
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Pages
234
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ISBN
9781593702342
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Language
English
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Genres
Education / Decision-Making & Problem Solving
Education / Leadership
Education / Professional Development
Technology & Engineering / Fire Science
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