The Art of Being a Fire Officer with Kirk Galatas


What does it take to be a fire officer?

There’s more to it than just giving orders, of course.

In fact, being a great officer could be considered a skill … or even an art.

My guest today wrote a post for the Firefighter Nation website about the Art of being a fire officer.

Kirk Galatas is Interim Assistant Chief at the Mukilteo Fire Department in Washington state. He began his career as a firefighter with the US Air Force right out of high school and then worked as a volunteer firefighter.

Kirk’s Article: Art of Being a Fire Officer

Article: 13 things that make fire department leaders great

Article: Necessary Qualities of a Good Officer

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