Here is a thought provoking video by Dr. Burt Clark on fire service culture. For those not familiar with Dr. Clark he is a full time faculty member at the National Fire Academy where he serves as Program Chair of the Management Science Program. He is a former career firefighter in DC and has served with Prince Georges County as a volunteer.
About Curt Varone
Curt Varone has over 40 years of fire service experience and 30 as a practicing attorney licensed in both Rhode Island and Maine. His background includes 29 years as a career firefighter in Providence (retiring as a Deputy Assistant Chief), as well as volunteer and paid on call experience. He is the author of two books: Legal Considerations for Fire and Emergency Services, (2006, 2nd ed. 2011, 3rd ed. 2014) and Fire Officer's Legal Handbook (2007), and is a contributing editor for Firehouse Magazine writing the Fire Law column.