How to be a New Fire Chief with Al Yancey, Jr.


If you’ve wondered what it would be like to be a newly-minted Fire Chief – it could be a turbulent experience.

You may think you know what it takes to run a department successfully. Maybe you do, may you don’t.

But there are a million details to consider that might not even occur to you.

That’s why the IAFC has put out an e-book titled, “You’re the Fire Chief–Now What?”

It’s a guide for new and interim Chiefs from Day One to Day 100 and beyond.

Here to tell us what’s important for a new chief to know is Al Yancey, Jr.

Al headed up the committee that developed the book.

He’s the Chief of the Minooka, Illinois Fire Protection District. It’s a combination department.

Download “You’re the Fire Chief–Now What?”

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