A white profile of a fire truck is set against a cranberry-colored background, with the words 'Thursday, Oct. 22 - 12-1 p.m.' in white to the right of the image.Unfortunately this session has been canceled, but we hope you’ll check out the other LMC Live! sessions.

How can your fire department be more effective in expanding their skill set and using data to inform their decision-making?

The role of the fire chief is critical in your city. It takes many physical and leadership skills, and increasingly it takes other skills around communication, strategic planning, and data collection/analysis. How can your fire department be more effective in growing into these skills and use data to inform its decision-making?

Hear from current Bush Fellow, Chief Allen Lewis of the Virginia Fire Department, who hopes to transform the effectiveness of fire departments through use of data-informed decisions, making fire departments more effective, timely, and equitable.


Allen Lewis, Fire Chief, City of Virginia


Luke Fischer, Deputy Director, League of Minnesota Cities


Fire chiefs, city administrators, managers, clerks, mayors, and councilmembers