How Firefighting Affects the Family at Home

There are many families holding on by a thread, coping with the lifestyle of firefighting. One pervasive challenge that first responders and firefighters have to deal with is post-traumatic [...]

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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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How to Start Effective Fire Safety & Prevention Programs

Public safety outreach and fire prevention programs are one of the most important, yet overlooked aspects of fire service. These programs should play a critical role in your agency [...]

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The Risk of Accidents and Fires Increases During the Holiday Season

Festive celebrations of the holiday season may present fire risks that can quickly turn this festive time of year into a devastating one. It unfortunately has been found that [...]

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