Below are a few links to video tutorials which are very helpful for the "Blog" component.  I've been using the fantastic Joomla Extension "EasyBlog" from StackIdeas for 3 years now, and have found it to be a very secure and simple way for Fire Departments to quickly add optimized news articles to their websites.  EasyBlog has evolved quickly, with frequent software updates that keep up with current internet security issues and social media trends to make your site more secure, as well as relevant and fresh.  Take a look at these videos for some great tips on adding and managing articles.