A Look at the Increasing Concerns Over the Safety of Firefighting Foam

Firefighters often use Aqueous Film Forming Foams (AFFF) to help extinguish difficult-to-fight fires, particularly fires that have petroleum or other flammable liquids. Some AFFF formulations contain a class of [...]

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Why Do Firefighters Get Sued?

Lawsuits involving fire departments, firefighters, fire chiefs and firefighter unions are unfortunately commonplace. It is important to gain a better understanding of the legal challenges facing the fire service [...]

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5 Key Qualities of an Effective Firefighter

Firefighters must possess a multitude of qualities to properly represent their department and manage the profession. Combined with the unique work and living conditions that place many demands on [...]

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Why Can Apps Locate People Better Than Emergency Responders?

In the age of digitalization, there have been many questions surrounding the efficiency of emergency responders when it comes to location. Apps such as Facebook, Uber, and even Instagram [...]

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Reducing Emergency Responder Dispatch Time

Improving Emergency Response > Reducing Dispatch Time In our last post, we discussed the three major components of response time: dispatch, turnout, and travel times. As technology progresses and [...]

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