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
By Aaron Dixon, MBA, NRP To understand diabetes, you must first understand hormones. Hormones are responsible for all basic bodily functions; they are not just
By Bob Twomey, Rescue Instructor, Pilot Search & Rescue Whenever winter arrives, we respond to the normal search and rescues as in the many years
By Dr. Norman Wood While suspended in a safety harness, the leg straps cause a tourniquet effect on the femoral vein and pressure on the
By Daniel Moran, Davie Fire Rescue The National Fire Protection Agency (NFPA) 3000 Active Shooter/Hostile Event (ASHE) standard’s main objectives are to provide a single
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