It is up to us to be vigilant when it comes to keeping ourselves safe.
If you’re a firefighter facing a cancer diagnosis or other serious illness and concerned about financial toxicity and caring for your family, know your full range of options.
Over the course of my career, it’s nearly impossible for me to know exactly how many fires I participated in the suppression of, motor vehicle accident extrications I’ve been involved with.
The fear of failure thrives on partial information, which is all we’ll get until we arrive on scene.
Function and intensity are great, but it’s important for firefighters to consider what functional movements and what intensities are important for their jobs, daily tasks, and goals.
On June 18, 2007, nine career fire fighters died when they became disoriented and ran out of air in rapidly deteriorating conditions inside a burning commercial furniture showroom and warehouse facility.
Two firefighters were killed and a third injured when struck by a vehicle.
FCSN’s Keith Tyson examines the increasing rate of cancer in firefighters and offers strategies to reduce firefighters’ exposure to carcinogens.
When a reader writes to Nozzlehead, explaining that he feels that we have too many warning lights on fire apparatus, Nozzlehead offers him a piece of his mind, arguing that there’s hardly such a thing as “too many lights” when it comes to responding but that there can be too many lights when apparatus are stationary and simply need to convey caution to passing motorists.
Every structure fire poses the risk of building collapse. In this article, Capt. Homer Robertson reviews some basic guidelines for determining safe distances to position apparatus and firefighters.