Archive for the 'firefighting' Category

Reviewing the safety considerations, interagency planning and preplanning tools to aid firefighters. Read this article where it first appeared on fir...View Details

New Federal Aviation Administration guidelines announced for fire departments. Read this article where it first appeared on

What firefighters need to know about mitigating electrical emergencies.

In the years since Sept. 11, 2001, firefighters have been elevated in TV shows, movies and advertising as modern heroes.

A sense of responsibility, being trustworthy and having a positive attitude are three step you need to succeed in your career and in your personal lif...View Details

Firefighters must learn to use the two-way portable two-way radio. If there is ever a moment of equality in the fire service, it is when the microphon...View Details

Railway disasters are growing more frequent and more severe. They can happen in any community and firefighters must know how to respond safely and eff...View Details

Post Incident Analysis

Whether you are starting your career as a firefighter or a seasoned officer, getting the most out of an incident critique makes you and your departmen...View Details

Here are the primary treatments currently being used to treat firefighter experiencing Post-traumatic Stress Disorder. Acronyms for the various therap...View Details

PTSD Part One - Symptoms

Firefighters need to recognize and understand the symptoms of Post-traumatic Stress Disorder as it relates to our profession.  Read this article where...View Details

Tunnel Vision

Tunnel vision can put you and your crew at risk. Learning what it is and how to minimize it is critical to all firefighters.  Read this article where ...View Details

Firefighter stress and well-being. Understanding well-being may be the key to eliminating firefighter stress. Read this article where it first appeare...View Details