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This House Rocks – Achieving Firehouse Excellence

Mike Gagliano

Friday June 14, 2024 

10:45 AM – 12:15 PM 

There is nothing quite like a firehouse. It can be the most incredible experience of your life or a miserable exile to purgatory. It can be a place of learning where skills are honed and techniques refined or a stagnant cesspool where competence erodes into ineffective complacency. What is it that causes one place to be cohesive and brimming with camaraderie, while just down the road there is dissension and drudgery? Learn five key areas that can turn any firehouse into the type of place that enables firefighters to thrive and fulfill their calling. This class will look at how to build and enjoy the type of firehouse everyone wants.

Mike Gagliano 

Mike has twenty-nine years of fire/crash/rescue experience with the Seattle Fire Department and the United States Air Force. Mike co-authored the best-selling book Air Management for the Fire Service, and Challenges of a Firefighter Marriage.