13 Jul

22-year-old inmate firefighter hurt in blaze died

SAN DIEGO, Calif. — A 22-year-old inmate firefighter who was seriously hurt while using a chain saw fighting a Lakeside fire July 5 has died from his injuries, officials said.

Frank Anaya severely cut his leg and femoral artery while battling the brush fire. He died early Tuesday at a local hospital after undergoing multiple surgeries, California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation officials said.

Frank Anaya had been assigned to the La Cima Conservation Camp in San Diego County since April. (Photo/California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation)
Frank Anaya had been assigned to the La Cima Conservation Camp in San Diego County since April. (Photo/California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation)
“We are saddened by the death of Frank Anaya and our thoughts and prayers are with his family and friends,” state corrections secretary Scott Kernan said in a statement. “Anaya provided an invaluable public service and helped protect our communities from devastating fires.”

Anaya had been assigned to the La Cima Conservation Camp in San Diego County since April.

He was a Ventura County resident and had been in state custody since last September after being convicted of assault on his spouse and weapons charges, spokesman Bill Sessa said.

Anaya is the second inmate firefighter to die this year. Matthew Beck, 26, was killed when a 120-foot tree fell on him in Humboldt County.

Five inmates have died since the conservation program was created in the 1940s.

A team of Cal Fire officials who review serious accidents are looking into the Lakeside incident. Cal/OSHA also is investigating, Sessa said.

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14 Jul

Chief Fire Officer

Chief Fire Officer

What does fire chief do?

A Chief Fire Officer or CFO is the highest ranking Officer in British Fire and Rescue Services.

Some flight terminal fire solutions additionally assign their senior citizens police officers as CFOs. Such police officers seldom use the exact same ranking insignia as a neighborhood authority principal fire police officer.

The ranking is of equal stature to that of primary constable within British police, as well as primary rescue policeman in British rescue solutions.

There is likewise a primary fire policeman in charge of the Ministry of Protection Fire Providers, that includes the Support Fire as well as Rescue Solution as well as the RAF Fire Solution.

Principal fire police officer (CFO), previously frequently simply chief officer, is the highest rank in British fire as well as rescue solutions. There are presently 59 primary fire police officers offering in the UK accountable of area (or neighborhood authority) fire solutions.

Under suggested adjustments, primary fire policemans were to be relabelled brigade supervisors according to modernisation regulations provided by the Division for Communities and also City government. The title is out of favor and also has so much not been made use of.

Nearly all primary fire policemans have actually proceeded from frontline functions with the ranking framework. A couple of brigades have, nevertheless, used noncombatant principal fire policemans. They are offered the title of president to signify that they are not operationally experienced firemens.

Various other titles for this workplace could consist of area fire police officer as well as primary exec, neither of which are in typical usage. Greater Manchester Fire as well as Rescue Solution does, nonetheless, utilize the title of region fire police officer and also primary exec’. In the London Fire Brigade, the CFO is currently understood as the commissioner for fire and also emergency situation preparation (the blog post is presently held by Ron Dobson). Principal fire policemans in the United Kingdom are stood for by the Principal Fire Administration Organization; it has a different area standing for primary police officers in fire and also rescue solutions in Scotland.

In Scotland CFO’s were generally described as firemaster, although this title was changed by primary fire police officer in Scottish brigades in 2006 when the Fire (Scotland) Act 2005 entered pressure.

Greater Manchester Fire as well as Rescue Solution does, nonetheless, make use of the title of area fire police officer and also primary exec’. In the London Fire Brigade, the CFO is currently recognized as the commissioner for fire as well as emergency situation preparation (the blog post is presently held by Ron Dobson). Principal fire policemans in the United Kingdom are stood for by the Principal Fire Administration Organization; it has a different area standing for major police officers in fire as well as rescue solutions in Scotland.

A primary fire policeman is aided by one replacement principal fire police officer as well as a variety of aide principal fire police officers, each of which is entrusted with regulating one or numerous locations of fire as well as rescue procedures, such as training, automobiles and also devices, infotech, or personnels.

14 Jul

Chief Fire Officer

Chief Fire OfficerWhat does fire chief do? A Chief Fire Officer or CFO is the highest ranking Officer in British Fire and Rescue Services. Some flight terminal fire solutions additionally assign their senior citizens police officers as CFOs. Such police officers seldom use the exact same ranking insignia as a neighborhood authority principal fire police officer. The […]

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