Fire Chief Under Fire: Why All the Heat?

There’s Rats in the Firehouse. by Howard Melamed 12/24/01 Chief Haupt If you have been reading the Sun Sentinel lately, Sallie James has reported that  Fire Chief Don Haupt is not certified in the State of Florida. Apparently he neglected to get his Florida Certification. It is required for anyone who is called to the scene to fight a fire. The Sun Sentinel made it seem as though this situation was unique to Coral Springs but in fact 20% of all of the fire chiefs in Florida are not certified also. Oops. They forgot to tell you that. Even the…

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