By David Greene The modern-day fire service should take a lesson from the US Navy Seals. Seals are capable of being deployed anywhere in the
By Dr. Mark Rivero In today’s world of constant and unexpected change, where do the organization’s expectations clash with the younger generation’s expectations when it
By Wayne Delancey, Deputy State Fire Marshal So, you have finished your on-scene investigation and collected photos, diagrams, and fire debris evidence. You have confirmed
By Aaron Dix, Executive Director, SCEMS Assoc. While Covid-19 created fissures in our departments’ foundations, the pandemic only exposed the deeper tectonic breaks already present
By Glenn Clapp CSP, EFO, CHMM, CFPS There is no doubt that modern technology has enhanced our air monitoring capabilities not only in the number
By Ken Newell, AIA, LEED AP BD+C very so often, I look back with amazement at where the construction costs of Fire/Rescue facilities have been,
By Beth Krah Frank Zappa once said, “Without deviation from the norm, progress is not possible.” That is true when it comes to advancing technologies.
Type Department: Career Structure: Council/Manager/Fire Chief ISO: 2 Number of Stations: 12 Number of Apparatus: Pumpers: 9 | Aerials: 5 | Specialty: 3 Do you
Type Department: Career ISO: 2 Number of Stations: 4 Number of Apparatus: Pumpers: 4 | Aerials: 2 | Specialty: 2 Do you provide EMS? First
By Chief Michael Lanning Personally, I find the stigma surrounding mental illness to be one of — if not the — most destructive stigmas affecting
By Brandon K. Dreiman First responders are paying more attention to mental wellness than ever before. One frequently-encouraged method for improving mental wellness is meditation.
By Tim Bradley The North Carolina State Firefighters’ Association (NCSFA) has been in existence for over 135 years serving North Carolina Firefighters. We’re called the
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